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Porch Pirates Could be Arrested for Federal Charges

With the increase in people shopping online comes an increase in the number of packages left on people’s porches or doorsteps for them to pick up when they return from work. But as many people are finding out, those packages sometimes go missing before they return home. The culprit? Porch pirates. Seeing a package sitting […]


Theft, Robbery and Burglary Charges…What is the Difference?

If you were charged with robbery, burglary, or other types of theft crimes in Texas, the first thing to keep in mind is that an arrest is not a conviction: You have constitutional rights and the prosecuting attorney must prove your case beyond a reasonable doubt, which is a relatively heavy burden. You will have […]


Christmas Package Theft in Texas

Texas is strict when it comes to theft. Depending on the value of the package stolen, a person could face anywhere from a misdemeanor to a lifetime in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. If you have been accused of theft this holiday season, contact the Collin County criminal defense lawyers at to learn […]


What Is the Difference Between Shoplifting and Theft?

Many Collin County, Texas, residents have been arrested and charged with shoplifting. If you have been accused of stealing or “lifting” merchandise from a local retailer, do not assume it is a misunderstanding that will be quickly resolved. Shoplifting is a serious criminal charge and a conviction can have significant consequences on your life and […]


What is a Crime of Moral Turpitude

Not all crimes are created equal. Even within certain classification levels (i.e. Class A, Class B, etc.) there are crimes which burn off the page of a criminal record. While it is wise to fight to keep just about any offense off your record, none are more important than those considered “crimes of moral turpitude.” […]


Getting a Theft Arrest Off Your Record

Few things look as bad on your record as an arrest for theft. They’re statistically proven to cost you income over your lifetime, be denied professional licenses, and even suffer the humiliation of being denied the right to serve on a jury. When it comes to repairing your criminal record there are several ways to […]