Theft and Property Crime

Theft and Property Crime The law is meant to protect both person and property. The Texas Penal Code, therefore, has a wide range of criminal statutes that prohibit depriving another person of or damaging his or her land or belongings. A conviction for theft or any type of property crime not only carries the possibility of time in jail and crippling fines. It can leave you with a criminal record that could haunt you for life. You could appear untrustworthy to lenders, and may have a tough time getting a job where you are required to handle anything valuable. Austin …

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