Property Crimes

Property Crime Attorney in Denton County

Examples of Property Crime in Texas

Property crimes are offenses that affect the property of another person, theft is a common example where a person uses deception or force to deprive another of their personal property in order to appropriate the property for themselves.

Burglary and robbery are also property crimes and are serious felonies:

  • A person is guilty of burglary when they enter a building or residence with the intention of committing a felony inside.
  • Robbery involves stealing someone's property directly from their person or immediate control.

Other property crimes involve the destruction or devaluation of someone else's property. Arson and vandalism are prime examples. Intentionally setting someone else's property on fire or defacing it (such as spray painting a building or throwing rocks at windows) can result in serious misdemeanor or felony charges.

Charged with theft in Lewisville? Consult with an Experienced Attorney

At Haugen Law Firm, P.C., the experienced attorneys know what evidence is required to prosecute such cases and can build a strong defense against your charges. Preparation is the key to an excellent defense, which is why the firm focuses on preparing each client's case in detail in order to get outstanding results.

Each criminal defense lawyer with Haugen Law Firm, P.C. can study your case thoroughly and present the strongest possible argument against your criminal charges. Property crimes can leave a black mark on your record that affects your future career, so do not hesitate to fill out the firm's case evaluation form. It is in your best interest to retain an attorney who will give their full attention to your case and fight for your personal goals.

Contact the firm at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and learn exactly what Haugen Law Firm, P.C. can do to help.

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