Houston Theft and Robbery Attorneys
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, Sampson & Bové, LLC 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. Sampson & Bové, LLC 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 Sampson & Bové, LLC at (713) 337-1420 today and setting up a free consultation.