Lubbock Theft Crime Lawyer
Do Not Let a Theft Charge Rob You of Your Future
Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony, theft crimes are considered serious criminal violations and carry harsh punishments. Additionally, having this type of criminal charge on your record can significantly impact your future, especially when applying for a job or certain types of licenses and memberships. To protect your name and your future, it is of utmost importance that you reach out to the Lubbock criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of Cynthia Mendoza. Since 2006, our trusted firm has been representing clients in a wide range of theft-related charges. We are known for our outstanding representation and ability to craft strong and effective defense plans for our clients. Let us do the same for you.
We can begin discussing the details of your case as soon as your schedule a free consultation at (806) 424-0900.
Penalties for Theft Crimes in Texas
Under Texas law, theft charges are classified as misdemeanors or felonies depending on the amount or value of the property that was taken.
Below are the following guidelines in determining penalties for theft crimes:
- If the value of the property is less than $50 or less- Class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine.
- If the value of the property is $50 or more, but less than $500- Class B misdemeanor punishable by 180 days in county jail and a fine not exceeding $2000.
- If the value of the property is $500 or more, but less than $1,500- Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in county jail and a fine not exceeding $4000.
- If the value of the property is $1,500 or more, but less than $20,000- State jail felony punishable by 6 to 24 months in jail and a fine not exceeding $10000.
- If the value of the property is $20,000 or more, but less than $100,000- Third-degree felony punishable by 2 to 10 years in jail and a fine not exceeding $10000.
- If the value of the property is $100,000 or more, but less than $200,000-Second-degree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in jail and a fine not exceeding $10000.
- If the value of the property is $200,000 or more- First-degree felony punishable by 5 to 99 years in prison and a fine not exceeding $10000.
Contact a Lubbock Theft Crime Attorney Today
If you have been arrested for shoplifting, writing bad checks, fraud, credit card theft, credit card abuse, forgery, general theft, robbery or other theft-related charges, know that you can trust your case to the Law Office of Cynthia Mendoza. We are prepared to navigate you through every step of the way and work tirelessly to reduce your sentence, negotiate a plea, or have your case thrown out.
Secure the services of our theft crime lawyer when you schedule a free consultation at (806) 424-0900.