Protecting The Rights Of Those Charged With Property Crimes
Theft and other property crimes often do not get much attention in the news, because, for the most part, there is no direct interaction between the alleged offender and the victim. The crime is against the property and not the person, which makes these crimes appear less serious.
While there is less violence in these cases, law enforcement takes property crimes quite seriously. If you are arrested and charged with this type of crime, know that you can face substantial penalties. You need to reach out to the experienced lawyers at Woodley & Dudley to help understand how best to protect your rights.
A Team Committed To Your Defense Needs
Our attorneys have decades of combined legal experience handling complex theft cases. We have appeared throughout the courtrooms of Central Texas on behalf of our clients who have been charged with serious crimes. We want you to know that we are focused on fighting back for you in order to ensure that you have a fair opportunity to tell your version of events.
Some of the various types of property crimes cases that we handle include:
- Burglary, or breaking and entering a home or business
- Theft of another person’s property
- Retail theft of shoplifting
- Identity theft
- Use of stolen credit cards or checks
In some of these cases, the offender may be in possession of a firearm at the time the crime is committed. If you have a weapon when committing these crimes, it is possible that the penalties could be substantially enhanced.
You need to take all criminal charges seriously. Even a minor theft conviction can have an impact upon your future, especially if you have a prior criminal history. Our attorneys will explain the charges to you, and help you understand the effect this has on the big picture. We explore all of the defense options available to us, and work with you to build a defense that gives you the best possible chance of accomplishing your specific objectives.
Free Consultation With Compassionate Criminal Defense Lawyers
We are here to help you defend yourself against any criminal charges regarding property crimes. To schedule your free consultation, call (325) 641-9001 in Brownwood or (325) 356-2502 in Comanche, or contact us to arrange your appointment.