If you are facing charges involving property crimes such as burglary, theft or criminal mischief, you need to build your defense as soon as possible. You could face a lengthy incarceration, lose your job, suffer a damaged reputation or encounter housing issues with a property crime conviction. Such serious consequences need to be aggressively defended with the help of an experienced property crime attorney. Jodi Soyars has over 15 years of Criminal Defense experience defending people facing property crime charges. If you have been charged with a property crime, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible to begin your defense. Contact San Antonio Property Crime Attorney Jodi Soyars today for a free, confidential consultation.
There are several different property crimes, some more serious than others. Crimes such as robbery and burglary are categorized as felonies and carry much more serious consequences.
If you are charged with theft or criminal mischief, the level of your offense will be determined by the amount alleged to have been stolen or damaged.
Other types of offenses such as Burglary, Forgery and Robbery are considered more serious just by there very nature and will start out as felonies and increase in penalty level depending on the circumstances of the offense. For instance, Robbery starts out as a 2nd degree felony but it can be enhanced to a 1st degree felony otherwise referred to as "Aggravated Robbery" if a deadly weapon was used or the victim was elderly, disabled or sustained serious bodily injury.
When you have been charged with a property crime, contact San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Jodi Soyar for a confidential, free consultation.
Burglary charges can vary and your involvement in the accusations can effect the options of your defense. At The Soyar Law Firm, we are available to you immediately and we have the experience and full knowledge of all of your options.
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