Ft. Bend Felony Theft Lawyer
Felony Theft Charges
When arrested and charged with stealing items that have a value greater than $1,500, the charge is felony theft. Even if the value is less, if a weapon was used or they also charged with assault, the charge will be a felony. If there is a prior record of two or more theft convicitons, a misdemeanor charge will be raised to a felony charge. Some special types of materials, including valuable metals like copper or any kind of firearm are charged as a felony no matter what the value of the item is. Those who have been arrested for felony theft should speak to a Ft. Bend criminal defense attorney at Greco & Associates, PC immediately. We are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of those accused of felony theft and we work vigorously to reduce or get such any charges dismissed.
Theft can also be associated with more serious crimes such as burglary or robbery and the penalties for these can include many years of prison time. The firm is dedicated to providing an aggressive and thorough criminal defense to each client and to aggressively defend the case in court. Mr. Greco insists on keeping every client informed of each new development in their case and keeps them current of each step taken to settle, reduce or dismiss the charges.
Felony Theft Attorney in Fort Bend
When someone is charged with stealing more than $1,500 but less than $20,000 worth of goods, they will face a State Jail felony theft charge, which carries with it a possible fine of up to $10,000.00 and anywhere from six months to two years in a State Jail Facility. If there are two or more previous convictions for theft, they could find themselves facing the more serious third degree felony theft charge that carries with it a punishment range of anywhere from 2 to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000.00 fine. The legal penalties for felony theft all involve a potential prison sentence and it only gets worse for repeat offenders. We understand the seriousness of these charges and we are prepared to go the distance.
Anyone who has been arrested for felony theft should
contact a Fort Bend Felony Theft Lawyer
immediately to protect their rights and get the dedicated and aggressive defense that they deserve.