Houston Theft and Robbery Attorney
The crimes of theft and robbery can cover a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor criminal acts, and the potential penalties that those charged with theft or robbery may face can range from simply a fine to life in prison. Nevertheless, any accusation of this type of crime can have serious consequences if it results in a conviction, establishing a criminal record that may make it difficult to obtain employment and even housing for the rest of the individual’s life. A simple theft conviction at the lowest level, such as shoplifting an inexpensive item from a store, is still considered a conviction of an offense involving moral turpitude. The collateral consequences for a conviction such as this can be significant.
Regardless of the circumstances of an individual’s arrest, Kyle Sampson, Attorney at Law knows that anyone in Houston who has been charged with any form of theft or robbery is likely frightened and stressed by this charge. Fortunately, with the help of a qualified, effective legal representative who appreciates the seriousness of the charges you are facing, you can feel more comfortable in the fact that your rights and interests are being well-protected and represented.
Our Theft and Robbery Practice Areas
Under the Texas Penal Code, the offenses of theft and robbery can take many forms. Generally, a theft occurs when an individual unlawfully appropriates property with the intent to deprive the owner of the property. A theft becomes a robbery when a person causes bodily injury to another or places them in fear of bodily injury or death during the course of committing a theft. Kyle Sampson, Attorney at Law is prepared to represent people accused of:
Several factors, such as the value of the property and the use of a deadly weapon during the commission of the offense have a significant impact any potential criminal penalties. For any of these charges, an effective legal defense is crucial to preserving the individual’s rights and freedoms.
Contact a Theft and Robbery Attorney in Houston
If you have been charged with any form of theft or robbery, you need experienced representation from a lawyer to help defend against the charges. Find out more about your legal options and defense when facing theft or robbery charges by calling Kyle Sampson, Attorney at Law at (713) 337-1420 today and setting up a free consultation.