Theft

The offense of Theft can range from a Class C Misdemeanor to a Second Degree Felony. The offense of Theft is defined by Texas Law as the unlawful appropriation of property with the intent to deprive the owner of the property.

Appropriation of property is considerer unlawful if it is without the owner’s consent, if the actor appropriates the property from another, knowing the property is stolen, or property in the custody of any law enforcement agency was explicitly represented by any law enforcement agent to the actor as being stolen and the actor appropriates the property believing it was stolen by another.

  • Class C Misdemeanor
    • A Theft is considered a Class C Misdemeanor if the value of the property stolen is less than $100.
  • Class B Misdemeanor
    • A Theft is considered a Class B Misdemeanor if the value of the property stolen is between $100 – $750.
  • Class A Misdemeanor
    • A Theft is considered a Class A Misdemeanor if the value of the property stolen is between $750 – $2,500.
  • State Jail Felony
    • A Theft is considered a State Jail Felony if the value of the property stolen is between $2,500 – $30,000.
  • Third Degree Felony
    • A Theft is considered a Third Degree Felony if the value of the property stolen is between $30,000 – $150,000.
  • Second Degree Felony
    • A Theft is considered a Second Degree Felony if the value of the property stolen is between $150,000 – $300,000.

If you are being charged or are under investigation for the offense of Theft, it is very important that you contact an experienced Attorney at Davidson Law immediately.