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Theft Crimes

Felony and Misdemeanor Theft Charges in State, Federal and Juvenile Court

There are many criminal charges that are considered “theft”:

  • Shoplifting
  • Bad checks
  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Identity theft
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement

The consequences for a theft crime can be severe. Even shoplifting something worth less than $50 can get you charged with a Class C misdemeanor and up to $500 in fines. If the value of the property is $1,500 to $20,000, it’s a felony and you could go to a state jail. More than $20,000 and you could end up with a prison sentence.
If you or someone close to you has been charged with a theft crime in Tarrant County, talk to the Schneider Law Firm as soon as possible. Each of our Fort Worth defense attorneys has extensive Texas criminal law experience and a demonstrated track record of courtroom success. Call (817) 755-1852.
You’ll find several of our defense lawyers listed among Fort Worth’s “Top Attorneys,” and Texas “Super Lawyers,” and “Rising Stars” – peer ratings that recognize our hard work and dedication to our clients.

 Criminal Theft Cases – Federal, State and Juvenile

We defend adults charged with felony and misdemeanor theft crimes in Texas state courts. Our team can also handle felony fraud and embezzlement cases in federal criminal court [link to federal crimes defense] and represent young people charged in Texas juvenile court. Attorney Emily LaChance handles federal cases; attorneys Emily L. Lachance and P. Michael Schneider handle juvenile cases.

Schedule a Free Consultation With a Fort Worth Theft Crime Lawyer

The Schneider Law Firm is dedicated to defending your rights and protecting your future. Call (817) 755-1852 for a free consultation. Put our legal team on your side in court. We accept credit cards and can arrange payment plans. Contact our law firm to defend your theft crime charges today!

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    I was charged with two felonies facing up to 20 years in prison. Mr. Schneider negotiated a plea deal for me that resulted in one felony charge being DISMISSED and the second one reduced to a Misdemeanor. My punishment was 2 years probation. I cannot say enough good things about the professionalism and timely manner in which he handled my cases. If you want a highly intelligent and very competent attorney representing you, this is the attorney you want on your side fighting for you!


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    Don B.
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    My attorney was Emily LaChance in dealing with a case of molestation of my step son. The allegations were brought by his biological father, whom has a history of domestic violence and has been vocally distributive in our family long before the accusations.

    Emily took a thorough journal of all the events before, during and after the accusations to show the DA’s office that this was another attack on our family by a volatile and non reputable individual. She stopped the criminal investigation before it ever began.

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