Aggressive & Competent Representation
Whether it was a mistake or a misunderstanding, a shoplifting conviction could have a severe impact on the rest of your life. If you are convicted of a shoplifting crime, you could be facing thousands of dollars’ worth of fines and jail time. If you are facing shoplifting charges, you need an experienced attorney to help you avoid harsh sentences.
Doran & Cawthorne P.L.L.C. has skilled attorneys who will evaluate your case and provide you with the assistance you need. Don’t let a shoplifting charge ruin your life.
Contact us today for attorneys who will fight for the best possible outcome for you.
Talk to Us About Your Shoplifting Charges
Houston law enforcement takes shoplifting very seriously. Even if you have a clean record or acted on impulse and regret your decision, you can face hefty fines, community service hours, and criminal conviction. Depending on the value of the item, fines and jail time can vary.
The potential penalties for shoplifting in Houston include:
- Class C misdemeanor: Item worth less than $50 — $500 fine
- Class B misdemeanor: Item worth $50 to $499 — $2,000 in fines and 180 days in jail
- Class A misdemeanor: Item worth $500 to $1,499 — $4,000 in fines and one year in jail
- State jail felony: Item worth $1,500 to $19,999 — $10,000 in fines and two years in jail
- Third-degree felony: Item worth $20,000 to $99,999 — $10,000 in fines and two to 10 years in jail
- Second-degree felony: Item worth $100,000 to $200,000 — $10,000 in fines and two to 20 years in jail
- First-degree felony: Item worth more than $200,000 — $10,000 in fines and life in prison
Experienced Attorneys Who Fight for You
Our attorneys understand that mistakes happen. When you contact us regarding your charges, our compassionate attorneys will be dedicated to fighting for you with top-notch legal advice and aggressive representation.
Facing shoplifting charges that could affect the rest of your life is stressful. But, when you choose Doran & Cawthorne P.L.L.C., we give you the best chance for a positive outcome in your case.
At Doran & Cawthorne P.L.L.C., we listen to your side of the story. Our priority will be to build the strongest possible defense for you as we work toward a favorable outcome.
An injury is a devastating thing to have to deal with and a legal case on top of it can seem impossible. Our firm’s personal injury attorneys are able to offer peace of mind when you know that someone with experience and commitment is handling the situation.
When a case can’t be worked out through negotiation, Doran & Cawthorne has no qualms about taking the matter to court. Whether before a judge, or jury, we will gather the evidence necessary to present your case before the fact-finder in the best light.
It is all too common for insurance companies to offer less than what they know to be fair. Our lawyers will negotiate on your behalf, and won’t compromise for anything less than the amount they know you should be receiving.
Our lawyers don’t just talk it…we strive to deliver. You can rest assured you’ll have experienced personal injury counsel with Doran & Cawthorne on your side.
Having handled hundreds, if not thousands of injury cases in Louisiana, Texas and elsewhere, we can assess the best options for each case.
Our firm’s attorneys will guide you in the right direction to make sure your case is developed effectively to your advantage.