How Is Shoplifting Prosecuted in Texas?

July 13th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Theft and shoplifting are among the most common types of misdemeanor crimes prosecuted in Texas. The severity of a theft charge is tied to the value of the property stolen. For example, under Section 31.03(e) of the Texas Penal Code, theft of property is a Class B misdemeanor if the value of the property stolen […]

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Can Shoplifting Lead to a Murder Charge?

May 9th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Murder typically refers to the intentional killing of another person. But it is possible to be convicted of murder in Texas even if you did not intend to kill the victim–or for that matter, even if you did not commit the act that resulted in the victim’s death. Texas recognizes a separate category of murder […]

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