Don’t Let Theft Allegations Ruin Your Future
Theft offenses are viewed not only as a criminal act but also as a character flaw. In addition to jail or prison time, a conviction for stealing or robbing will make prospective employers or colleges hesitant about you.
The Zendeh Del Law Firm provides an experienced and aggressive defense against theft charges. Our criminal defense lawyers will protect your rights and work to avoid the penalties and future consequences of a conviction.
Accused of theft? We will fight for you. Call 888-4-ZEN-LAW in the Dallas and Plano area.
Experienced Theft Crime Defense Lawyers
A wide range of offenses is classified as theft crimes, including:
- Shoplifting and employee theft
- Theft of services
- Passing bad checks
- Unauthorized use of credit cards
- Identity theft
- Grand theft auto
- Embezzling from an employer
- “White collar” theft (fraud and forgery)
- Burglary of a home, business or vehicle
- Robbery and aggravated robbery
Thefts can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the nature of the crime, the dollar value involved and other factors such as prior convictions. Thefts with value under $500 are punishable by up to 180 days in jail and $2,000 in fines. From $500 to $1,500, the charges carry up to one year in jail and $4,000 in fines. Felony thefts over $1,500 up to $20,000 carry up to two years in state jail and $10,000 in fines.
How Our Experience Can Help In A Theft Case
Anything you say to the police can be used as evidence against you. Talk to a lawyer if you or a loved one has been arrested or questioned in connection with a theft crime. We make sure that police and prosecutors honor your rights. We advise you on what statements to give, if any. We can approach the prosecutor, employer or merchant about getting charges dismissed in exchange for restitution. We can negotiate a favorable plea agreement or defend you at trial to keep a theft crime off your record.
Contact Us Today To Avoid The Worst
Our legal team is passionate about protecting the rights of our clients. We understand that your freedom is at stake and that you stand to lose your job, your home, or even the support of friends and family if convicted.