Theft And Shoplifting Charges Carry Serious Consequences If Not Defended

Theft, robbery and burglary charges can cover a wide range of activities from shoplifting to armed robbery. Depending upon the severity of the crime and the amount allegedly taken, the state can charge you with either a felony or misdemeanor.

Frank Jackson defends people facing state and federal charges for theft, burglary and robbery, allegations that can result in serious criminal consequences. If you are currently under investigation, you should contact attorney Frank Jackson to discuss how he can protect your rights in state or federal court.

Serious Offenses | We Can Help Your Case

An effective defense can be mounted for the following serious offenses:

Theft: Can be a felony or misdemeanor charge, depending on the amount taken and the circumstances of the crime. Shoplifting is a common example of theft.

Robbery: Robbery is taking another person's property by force or intimidation. The state always charges this as a felony. Thus, you can face aggravated robbery charges for committing a robbery involving serious physical injury or the use of a deadly weapon.

Burglary: Burglary occurs when a person breaks into a residential or commercial property with the intent to commit a felony. The state always charges this crime as a felony.

Crimes such as theft, robbery and burglary are examples of what the state refers to as property crimes. Included among these types of crimes are:

  • Criminal mischief
  • Criminal destruction of property
  • White collar crime
  • Employee theft, stealing and fraud

An Experienced Attorney For Your Case

Highly skilled criminal defense lawyer, Frank Jackson has 30 years of criminal law experience as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. If you need to speak with someone who will zealously defend you, contact the Law Offices of Frank Jackson for a free initial consultation. Frank Jackson defends people throughout North Texas, including those in Plano, Allen, Denton, Frisco and McKinney.

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