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Theft can come in many forms, from shoplifting to fraud or embezzlement. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense depends on the amount of money involved or value of stolen goods. It can also depend on the facts, like whether you broke into a retail store or committed a burglary in a person’s home.

The attorneys at The Law Office of Shawn C. Brown, PC, defend against all theft offenses, including those charged in federal courts throughout South Texas. We are aggressive. We are experienced. We are talented. We are affordable. We can help you defend against any crime involving theft.

Don’t take any chances with your future. Make the smart move and call our office in San Antonio at 1-888-WE-FIGHT and 210-224-8200 or email us for your free consultation. Hablamos español.

The Consequences Of A Conviction Can Affect All Aspects Of  Your Life

All types of theft are considered crimes of moral turpitude or inherently dishonest acts that are not accepted by the community. Yes, even the perception that you are a dishonest person can have serious consequences. Here are a few potential consequences of a theft conviction:

  • Jail time, probation, community service and heavy fines

  • Affect your current job or future job opportunities

  • Make you ineligible to receive federal assistance, such as SNAP benefits (food stamps)

  • Prevent you from obtaining federal student loans

  • Cause landlords to reject your application

  • Lead to deportation or prevent you from obtaining a valid green card or citizenship

Petty Theft: The Amount May Be Trivial, The Consequences Are Not

Walk away from a grocery store without paying for some food. Wear a shirt out of retail shop with the tags still on. Take an iPad from a someone’s home. Bring home some glassware from a bar. Break into a vehicle. Writing a check that bounces. These may seem like minor offenses, but even they can affect your future.

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Law enforcement works around the clock, but so do we. When you are arrested or charged with a crime, you can rely on us to help. We answer our phones and respond to messages 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Call us at 1-888-WE-FIGHT and 210-224-8200 or email us to schedule your consultation with an experienced lawyer at our firm. We offer flexible payment plans and accept all major credit cards. Hablamos español.


We handle misdemeanor and felony cases in all courts across South Texas. When you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, call us 24/7 at 1-888-WE-FIGHT and 210-224-8200 or email us for a free consultation. Hablamos español.