Theft Cases

When you or a loved one is charged with an theft case, you need an aggressive lawyer with the experience and legal knowledge it takes to get you the best result possible. The best theft lawyers have experience, investigate their cases thoroughly, and aren’t afraid to fight for their clients. If you’re looking for that type of lawyer, you’ve found Mike Howard, award-winning Dallas criminal lawyer.

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Theft

A person commits theft if they unlawfully either - (1) takes property without the owner's permission or (2) receives property knowing it was stolen by another - with the intent to deprive the owner of the property. The value of the property taken/receives generally determines the level of the offense. It is a Class B misdemeanor if the value is $100 - $749.99; a Class A misdemeanor if the value is $750 - 2,499.99; a state jail felony if the value is $2,500 - $29,999.99; a third-degree felony if the value is $30,000 - $149,999.99; a second-degree felony if the value is $150,000 - $299,999.99; a first-degree felony if the value is $300,000 or more.

Unauthorized use of a vehicle

A person commits unauthorized use of a motor vehicle if they intentionally or knowingly operates another's boat, airplane, or motor-propelled vehicle without the owner's permission. Unauthorized use of a vehicle is a state jail felony carrying a possible range of punishment of 180 days - 2 years in the state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine.


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