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Theft Crimes

Theft Crime Attorney in Fort Bend County

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Theft is the act of illegally taking another person's property without their consent or knowledge or by force or fear. If you have been arrested and charged with theft you need to immediately retain trusted representation from an aggressive criminal defense attorney. Texas is known to carry out some of the harshest penalties for criminal matters - if you've been arrested or are being investigated for a theft crime, you should not hesitate to begin building the defense you need.

Contact our theft crime lawyer in Sugar Land today to start your defense. 

Theft Charges in Texas

In the state of Texas, there are three major types of theft crimes that individuals can be charged with - robbery, burglary and shoplifting.

3 Major Types:

  • Robbery is the crime of taking something directly from a person while it is in their possession, usually accompanied by force or fear.
  • Burglary is the breaking or entering of a building with the intent to commit a felony (not necessarily theft.)
  • Shoplifting is a lesser offense theft crime but still could be punishable by jail times and fines. This offense usually occurs when small amounts of goods are taken from a store or shop without the owner's knowledge.

These offenses range from felony to misdemeanor and carry varying degrees of penalties to convicted individuals. It is important that if you are arrested that you work with a Sugar Land Criminal Attorney from Stornello Law Firm, P.C. right away.

Arrested? We're ready to hear your side of the story. Call (281) 761-7160 to get started with us today.

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