Experienced Forensic Lawyer Scientist
Contact Our Firm Today 806.350.6785
The Science Behind Your Defense Contact Attorney Hesse Today

Amarillo Theft Crimes Attorney

Get Defense for Your Theft Crime Charge

At The Law Offices of D. Chris Hesse, we use a positive and resourceful approach to defending theft crime charges in order to help our clients quickly resolve legal problems. We understand just how stressful it can be to have these types of allegations brought against you and we are here to help.

Our Amarillo theft crimes attorney is extremely experienced, compassionate, and dedicated to fighting for our clients' rights. We are highly rated by Avvo and have earned a reputation for being thorough – we always do a full investigation.

A theft charge can carry very serious penalties here in Texas and the consequences may be extremely devastating if you are convicted. Depending on if it is your first strike, second strike, or third, there may be serious jail time involved.

Regardless of your current criminal record or the type of charges you may be facing, you can count on our legal assistance to provide you with exceptional representation. If you choose to retain our services, you can rest assured that we will fight aggressively on your behalf.


Facing charges for theft? Schedule your free case review today to discuss discuss the details of your case.


Well-Versed in a Variety of Texas Theft Crimes

At our law office, we defend a variety of theft crimes which may include the following:

  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Petty theft
  • Grand theft auto
  • Possession of stolen property
  • Shoplifting

What is the penalty for theft in Texas?

In Texas, if you have been charged with theft you can face various penalties depending on the value of the property or services that was stolen. You may also face various penalties due to the type of property stolen.

Possible classifications and penalties for theft include:

  • Class C Misdemeanor – stolen property valued less than $50 and punishable by up to a $500 fine
  • Class B Misdemeanor – stolen property valued between $50 and $500 and punishable by a $2,000 fine and up to 180 days in jail
  • Class A Misdemeanor – stolen property valued between $500 and $1,500 and punishable by a $4,000 fine and up to one year in jail
  • State Jail Felony Theft – stolen property valued between $1,500 and $20,000 and punishable by a $10,000 fine and 180 days up to two years in state jail
  • Third Degree Felony – stolen property valued between $20,000 and $100,000 and punishable by a $10,000 fine and two to ten years in prison
  • Second Degree Felony – stolen property valued between $100,000 and $200,000 and punishable by a $10,000 fine and two to 20 years in prison
  • First Degree Felony – stolen property valued at $200,000 or more and punishable by a $10,000 fine and five to 99 years in prison

Put an Experienced Prosecutor on Your Side

If you are looking for legal advice about the criminal charges you are currently facing, you can turn to our office for a free consultation. We are well versed in a variety of theft crimes.

Houston born, our founding lawyer is a former prosecutor who understands the tactics the other side may use in your case, as well as the ways to combat the evidence and testimonies brought forth during trial. Discuss the allegations you are facing and what you can do about them.


Contact our office today at (806) 350-6785 to make an appointment with our Amarillo theft crimes attorney.


Recent Reviews & Testimonials

  • He is both kind and firm!

    “I am a Louisiana attorney. My nephew had a legal issue in this part of Texas. I saw that Mr. Hesse had excellent reviews so I consulted with him. After speaking with him once, I knew why he is so highly rated. He is both kind and firm. He honestly explained all of the details of the circumstances and gave me all of the options. He completed the case with minimal hassle on my part. My nephew and I are truly thankful for excellent service from this outstanding legal professional. From the entire Barber family, thank you Chris for all the hard work. Frank E. Barber, Esq.”

    Frank Edward Barber - Attorney at Law

  • Chris was an absolute professional in the courtroom

    “I sat 2nd chair with Mr. Hesse on a Possession of Marijuana case in April of 2014. Chris was an absolute professional in the courtroom. He was able to narrow down on the proper issues during jury selection and succeeded with the suppression of the Marijuana in the case. Judges are reluctant to grant suppressions, but Chris was able to get it done! At that point, the government had no other option than to dismiss the case. Had it not been for Chris' ability to spot a fatal flaw in the government's case, his client may have been wrongfully convicted. I have no doubt Chris will work hard on your case to expose the government just as he did in our case.”

    Armen Merjanian

  • Highly Recommended!

    “Mr. Hesse assisted me as local counsel on a very difficult federal case. I could not have received any better counsel. On time, on task, and on the spot with guidance and advice. Highly Recommended!”

    Scott

  • He handled my case with the utmost professionalism and care

    “I first called Chris because he was a veteran, which as a vet myself I wanted somebody who understood me and my situation. I hired Chris because he was exactly what I wanted, and needed in a lawyer. Chris handled my case with the utmost professionalism and care.”

    Eric

  • dedicated and hard working

    “After getting out of the military I had a couple of run-ins with the law, so I came to Mr. Hesse for help. He handled handled my situation in a timely and professional manner. Even after relocation while my case was still open, Mr. Hesse continues to handle my case ad make it to court until he got me the help I needed from the VA. I can honestly say he is a professional, dedicated and hard working lawyer no matter what kind of curve balls get thrown his way.”

    Anonymous