Theft

  • How to Fight a Shoplifting Charge

    … Shoplifting is a serious crime in Texas. If convicted, the defendant faces potential jail time and fines. In addition to criminal penalties, a Texas shoplifter may be sued in civil court to recover the merchant or store’s damages. Shoplifting is considered theft in Texas. Theft involves unlawful taking of another’s property, such as taking property more > The post How to Fight a Shoplifting Charge appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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  • Is There a Difference Between Shoplifting and Robbery?

    …. Shoplifting and robbery are serious charges. They result in incarceration and fines. We understand the anxiety and fear you face because of your criminal charge. This is why we are with you every step of the way. We go over the facts of the case with you, build a strong defense and work hard to get your charge dropped or reduced. We also keep you informed about all stages of your proceedings. We take your case serious because your freedom, career and family are at stake. …

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  • Drawing the line on personal use: Lawyers Weekly

    … Drawing the line on personal use: it’s a challenge to handle employees distracted by technology at work By Saul Chernos, Lawyers Weekly, December 23, 2016 issue Use of company time for personal business is hardly new. But rapid advances in high-tech, hand-held communications have ratcheted things up a notch. Read Richard Johnson’s perspective…

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  • Texas Theft Laws

    … Texas Theft Laws Posted by Matthew Sharp under Theft June 1, 2016 Theft Laws in Texas Everyone knows that it’s against the law to take things that don’t belong to you. It’s pretty straightforward: if you take property that belongs to someone else, whether by shoplifting or fraud, you can be arrested and charged with a crime. However, most…

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  • Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino

    … Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino Posted by Matthew Sharp under Identity Theft, Theft February 10, 2016 Casino Conspiracy Leads to Long List of Charges In January of 2016, two men and a woman were taken into custody in Pennsylvania and charged with a huge list of offenses. These charges stemmed from a clever and complicated plot…

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  • Grand Theft Auto: Not Just a Video Game

    … Grand Theft Auto: Not Just a Video Game Posted by Matthew Sharp under Theft December 30, 2015 Car Theft Laws in Texas In Texas, taking something that belongs to another can be prosecuted as criminal theft. This applies to instances involving the unlawful appropriation of any type of property, including motor vehicles. However, stealing a car…

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  • Roe v. BC Ferries: A trifling theft is still a theft

    … the matter. The take away for both employees and employers is that a trifling theft is nonetheless a theft. All employees, particularly those at the management level, are expected to respect their employer’s property and not treat it as their own. The post Roe v. BC Ferries: A trifling theft is still a theft appeared first on . …

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