In Texas, theft charges are usually levied based on the value of the property stolen in a criminal act. However, certain types of property can automatically lead to elevated charges. One of these types of property is firearms; firearm theft is almost always automatically upgraded to felony theft.
If you are accused of firearm theft, you should not hesitate to seek skilled legal counsel from a Hidalgo County criminal defense attorney. Attorney Rene A. Flores has proudly provided his tested and proven counsel to numerous clients facing theft charges, including felony theft cases. Attorney Flores understands that most often his clients are coming to him simply because they are good people who got caught in a bad situation, and he fights diligently to help them succeed in obtaining a desirable case outcome.
Need criminal defense assistance? Call Rene A. Flores today at (956) 606-3606 for a free over-the-phone consultation.
If you are accused of firearm theft, there are several ways you can clear your name. Perhaps the easiest way is to prove your ownership by the weapon through registration, certificates, and proof-of-purchase. When you purchase your firearm, be sure you keep the documentation in a safe and memorable place.
Theft of a firearm valued at less than $20,000 is considered to be a state jail felony. This is perhaps the least severe type of felony, but still carries significant consequences that can impact you for the rest of your life.
Have you been accused of firearm theft? Let attorney Rene A. Flores put his experience to work representing you. Contact us today!