Carrollton Theft Attorney
Theft charges can vary greatly and the seriousness of the consequences you may face depend on several factors. These factors include type of theft of which you are accused, the property value, if a weapon was alleged to have been used, where you on the premises without permission, and many others. Theft is defined as taking away someone’s property without their permission or authorization. It can also be theft if you receive property that you know to have been stolen.
Any accusation of wrongdoing can lead to serious consequences. Regardless of how serious you think your situation to be you should make sure you get good legal representation to protect yourself. In the North Texas or Carrollton area you should contact The Goolsby Law Firm for help. With two decades of experience and as a former trial attorney with the Carrollton condition attorney’s office criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby has the extensive knowledge and expertise you need to defend yourself against any accusation of theft.
You will find that your chances of success in court stand or fall on the quality of pre-trial preparation. At The Goolsby Law Firm we have the experience and assets to fully investigate and assess any evidence collected against you. This includes the legality of any search or seizure of your property, the arrest, and other aspects of your case. A good criminal defense lawyer can often reduce the severity of the charges you face simply by challenging aspects of the allegations against you. For example, deny use of a weapon, getting the value of the property assessed and reduced, and other tactics to lessen the consequences you will face if convicted, and also give you the best chance of successful outcome.
If you are questioned by the police you have the right to have your attorney present. Do not rely on a public defender that will not have the time to concentrate on your case. Criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby accepts full responsibility for every client his law firm represents, and you can be assured of personalized and professional representation. Having representation of this quality during questioning can often lead to charges being reduced or in certain circumstances not filed in the first place.
A conviction of theft can see you facing some very serious consequences. Jail time, probation, community service, fines, and the requirement pay restitution to the victim are all possible outcomes. It is important that you provide a strenuous and vigorous defense to matters of this nature. A criminal record will affect your life long after any conditions of the sentence have been fulfilled. You will be prevented from owning a gun, find it difficult to rent property, get employment, get finance, be stopped from holding certain professional licenses, and others.
In the Carrollton area if you have been accused of any type of theft offenses you should contact The Goolsby Law Firm to arrange a free consultation to discuss your situation. Call today complete confidence, total discretion is assured at all times.