Theft is a crime that has a host of other crimes under its umbrella. Fraud, Forgery, Shoplifting, Joyriding and many other crimes fall under the broad provisions of theft. Theft is a crime that can have major implications on the rest of your life. Many employers frown upon hiring someone that has been convicted of a theft or theft related offense. Theft is considered a crime of moral turpitude which can have significant implications in various areas of life. If you are charged with, or being investigated for, theft you need to seek legal counsel. The importance of avoiding or minimizing the detrimental consequences of a theft conviction cannot be overstated.
The punishment ranges for theft and theft related offenses vary greatly. Generally speaking you could be facing anywhere from a Class C Misdemeanor to a First Degree Felony.
If you are looking for a theft defense lawyer in Montgomery County, contact the Law Office of Chris Allen and Bill Pattillo. We serve clients throughout Montgomery County, including Conroe, The Woodlands, Willis, Magnolia, New Caney and all areas of the county.