Theft and Burglary Defense
Theft charges and misdemeanors rely on the value of the alleged stolen items. If convicted of a theft crime, you will encounter criminal penalties such as fines, restitution, imprisonment, and a permanent scar on your record. It is vital you seek the guidance and knowledge of an experienced Texas defense attorney before speaking to the police or prosecution. A defense lawyer can provide proven strategies to help avert the lasting consequences of a criminal conviction.
The Huston Firm in Fort Worth has defended criminal charges of thefts ranging from:
- Auto theft
- White collar crimes such as embezzlement and fraud
- Petty theft
- Grand theft
Burglary is the most prevalent theft crime. Burglary is the unlawful entrance of a building, residence, or vehicle with the intent to commit a crime. Texas law even includes entering a building but remaining concealed with the intent to commit the crime later.
Penalties for Burglary in Texas
The consequences of burglary vary depending on the type of building and intent of the perpetrator. There are three basic charges:
- Burglary of a building
- Burglary of a habitation
- Burglary of a habitation with an intent to commit another crime such as assualt
Help from a Former Prosecutor
If you are arrested for a burglary or other theft charge in Texas, it is critical you have a strong defense attorney on your side. G. Dewayne Huston was a prosecutor and so he more than understands the extent and procedures of the law and how the government handles cases such as theft and burglary. Let our lawyers at The Huston Firm help protect your rights and guide you through the process.
Contact our office today for your free consultation. The Huston Firm serves clients in the DFW area and throughout North Texas.