Theft Attorney Serving El Paso, Midland & Odessa
Theft charges are not always a clear cut conviction. There are complexities within any form of theft charge that an experienced attorney will be able to work within and develop an argument for. Since theft charges can be a very serious offense in the state of Texas, it is important that you consult with a criminal defense attorney, so that you can understand the next steps you need to follow.
If you have been charged with a theft charge, it is important that you consult with a criminal defense attorney. When working with our law firm, you will have an experienced legal team who has extensive litigation experience and has worked on thousands of cases. We offer scheduled consultations to help you determine what your next steps need to be.
Penalties For Theft Convictions In Texas
The potential punishments for a theft crime in the state of Texas will vary based on the value of the items that you are being accused of stealing. Below is a chart that lists out the potential punishments based on items value:
- Under $100 (Class C Misdemeanor) - Up to $500 in fines.
- Between $100 & $750 (Class B Misdemeanor) - Up to a $2,000 fine and/or up to 180 days in jail.
- Between $750 & $2,500 (Class A Misdemeanor) - Up to a $4,000 fine and/or up to 1 year in jail.
- Between $2,500 & $30,000 (State Jail Felony) - Up to a $10,000 fine and/or between 180 days to 2 years in jail.
- Between $30,000 & $150,000 (3rd Degree Felony) - Up to a $10,000 fine and/or 2 to 10 years in prison.
- Between $150,000 & $300,000 (2nd Degree Felony) - Up to a $10,000 fine and/or 2 to 20 years in prison.
- Above $300,000 (1st Degree Felony) - Up to a $10,000 fine and/or 5 to 99 years in prison. (Also could be punishable by life in prison)
- Any theft of a firearm will automatically fall under a State Jail Felony.
Types of Misdemeanor & Felony Theft Charges
There are different variations of theft charges you could be facing in the state of Texas. Our firms has the experience needed to defend your rights in any of the following situations:
- Petty Theft (Property valued at less than $500)
- Grand Theft (Property valued at $500 or more)
- Auto Theft
If you or a loved one have been charged with any of the crimes above, it is very important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. Our firm offers scheduled case evaluations to help you understand your next steps.
Contact Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys
At the Law Office of Romero & Warrick, our team is dedicated to helping and representing you. You will have an experienced legal team who has extensive litigation experience and has worked on thousands of cases.
Our firm primarily serves the areas of El Paso, Midland, Odessa and other areas around Texas. If you are in need of an experienced criminal defense attorney in Texas, please contact us today to schedule your case evaluation.