Common Forms of Theft

There are many types of theft that are harshly punished under Texas law. However, some acts of theft are more likely to occur than others. It is important to understand the many laws that relate to theft so that you can make sure you are not unfairly accused of committing a theft-related crime.

If you or someone you love has been accused of committing a crime related to theft, experienced Austin criminal defense attorney Ian Inglis would like to help. Contact our office today at (512) 472-1950 to learn more about your legal rights and options from a talented and experienced legal professional.

Types of Theft

Theft, which is generally defined as the act of illegally taking someone else's possessions, can occur in many forms. Some of the most common include the following:

  • Identity theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Auto theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Petty theft
  • Employee theft

These various forms of theft can be punished with fines, terms for probation, and possibly even time in jail if the crime is considered to be severe. No matter the specific punishment, being convicted of a theft crime can negatively impact your future employment, housing, and even social prospects.

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Being accused of committing a crime can be a very frightening experience. Having the support of an experienced lawyer can help make it better. Austin criminal lawyer Ian Inglis is prepared to fight for your rights and freedoms against your prosecutors. Contact our office at (512) 472-1950 to learn more about your legal options today.


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