Misdemeanor and felony theft charges are serious – and can ruin your criminal record if not handled properly. Attorney Andrew Peveto can help you avoid a theft conviction on your record. If you face misdemeanor or felony theft charges in Collin County or Dallas, call the local theft attorney at Peveto Law today. Our results and client reviews speak for themselves.
Consequences of Misdemeanor Theft. A misdemeanor theft conviction will stay on your record forever, and it will be disclosed every time you apply for a job. However, with a good attorney, anything is possible. If this is your first criminal charge, we may be able to arrange for a conditional dismissal, pretrial diversion, or a Class C charge reduction with deferred adjudication. class C misdemeanors can eventually be expunged from your record, and Class A or B Misdemeanor thefts can be non-disclosed – IF AND ONLY IF you were granted deferred adjudication. Discover the record-saving options available through Collin County theft attorney Andrew Peveto.
Misdemeanor Theft Punishment Ranges
- Class C misdemeanor theft (Amount less than $50) involves no jail time but carries a fine of up to $500 – and a conviction on your record if you do not receive deferred.
- Class B misdemeanor theft (Amount between $50 and $500). You could spend up to 180 days in the county jail and/or pay a fine of up to $2,000 for Class B theft.
- Class A misdemeanor theft Amount between $500 and $1,500). You could spend up to a year in county jail and/or pay a fine of up to $4,000.
Felony or Misdemeanor Theft? Call Andrew Peveto of Peveto Law!
At Peveto Law, no stone goes unturned in providing you with the best possible criminal defense following your Frisco misdemeanor arrest. At Peveto Law, we pride ourselves on communication and excellent results - see our client reviews on Google Places, Avvo.com, and Yahoo Local. Contact Us to schedule a free consultation at (972) 339-8033 or submitting our online form.