The basics of theft charges in Texas

Possible theft charges defense strategies

Theft convictions can have serious consequences. Though they are one of the most common criminal charges in San Antonio, a theft conviction can have a serious impact on a person’s ability to gain or maintain employment, and in certain circumstances can result in lengthy prison terms.

If you are charged with a theft charge in San Antonio, Texas it is critical to discuss your case with an experienced criminal attorney who can inform you of all the potential consequences and defenses available to you.

Theft can range in form of offense to include property, services, or money that have been taken. Theft crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Writing hot checks
  • Burglary of a vehicle
  • Burglary of a building
  • Burglary of a habitation
  • Robbery
  • Fraudulent use of identifying information
  • Credit or Debit card abuse
  • Fraud
  • Falsely obtaining goods or services
  • Embezzlement

Theft offenses can occur in a wide variety of situations and involve a number of fact patterns. While they typically occur in commercial businesses, they can also occur in a residence and can be tacked on to additional offenses such as burglary and robbery.

Even a simple misdemeanor penalty for theft with no jail time can have difficult consequences, as the conviction will be on your record for all to see.

Call San Antonio Theft Defense Attorney Derek Emmons

As a seasoned trial lawyer who has handled hundreds of defense cases, I can provide the best possible results for your case. Call today to speak with me and learn more about my firm and how I can help. I prepare each case thoroughly in order to stay ahead of the prosecution and win a reduction or dismissal of your charges. (210) 226-2800

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