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Dallas Theft Crime Attorney

Theft Offenses in Texas

If you or a loved one has been accused of a theft crime, it’s time to call an experienced lawyer. A conviction for a theft offense often results in serious consequences, including incarceration, fines, and a permanent criminal record. James Aulbaugh, your Dallas theft crime attorney, has the experience and expertise to beat your charges, protect your reputation, and fight for the best possible result on your case.

James Aulbaugh is a former Chief Felony Prosecutor and is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist.  He has the experience, expertise, and abilities to secure you the best possible result on your case.  Contact us today to schedule a confidential consultation or call 214-500-0430 today!

As a former Chief Felony Prosecutor and Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, James Aulbaugh is ready to assist you with your case.  Call Today: 214-500-0430.

Theft Crimes Penalties in Texas

Theft crimes vary in facts, circumstances, and value of loss.  These factors, and a person’s criminal history, largely influence what degree of offense you are charged with.     

The ability to analyze these critical factors in a theft crime case may mean the difference between no incarceration time to years in state or federal prison. Prior theft convictions can increase the severity of penalties of pending and future theft crime cases. 

Common theft offenses:

  • Shoplifting
  • Burglary, including burglary of car, home (habitation), or uninhabited building
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Auto Theft
  • Robbery, including aggravated robbery (armed robbery)
  • Fraud, including insurance fraud, tax fraud, and health care fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Money laundering

If the value of the goods is less than $2,500, you will likely be charged with a misdemeanor punishable by:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to $4,000 in fines

If the value of the goods is between $2,500 and $30,000, your will likely be charged with a state jail felony offense punishable by:

  • Up to two years in state jail
  • A fine of up to $10,000

If a weapon was used or exhibited during the commission of the crime, you will likely be charged with a felony offense.

For goods valued over $30,000, you will most likely face a second degree felony theft charge punishable by:

  • Up to 20 years in prison
  • $10,000 in fines

If the value of goods stolen is over $300,000, will likely be charged with a first degree felony theft case punishable by:

  • Up to 99 years, or Life in prison
  • Up to $10,000 in fines

Experienced, Board Certified Defense Against Theft Charges in Texas

A theft conviction is something that can impact you and your future.  When you hire James Aulbaugh, you are hiring a Former Chief Felony Prosecutor and Board Certified Criminal Specialist who knows how to aggressively represent you.  The Aulbaugh Law Firm proudly represents individuals accused of theft crimes in Texas, including shoplifting, robbery, theft of services, fraud, embezzlement, and burglary. There is no theft crime case no large or complex.  Call James Aulbaugh, your Dallas Theft Crime lawyer, to get us working to beat your case immediately.  

Schedule your confidential consultation now!  Call 214-500-0430.

James Aulbaugh

James Aulbaugh


Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney

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