Theft can include shoplifting from a store, "hot checks" or simply stealing something from another person. Theft accusations are serious because a final theft conviction can seriously impact your ability to obtain future employment, among other consequences. Many potential employers may be unwilling to hire a person with a final theft conviction.

Experienced in obtaining favorable outcomes in Theft cases.

Due to the serious nature of a Theft accusation, you need an experienced and qualified criminal defense attorney who can assist you in avoiding the long term consequences of a final conviction. In representing clients I use my experiences and knowledge of the system in an effort to obtain results for clients that help them clear their record.

For example, deferred adjudication is a type of probation that will result in dismissal of the charge upon successful completion of the deferred period. Generally, a successful completion of a deferred adjudication probation entitles one to petition the court for an Order of Non Disclosure.

Another example of the type of outcome that will clear your long term record is the reduction to the less serious offense of Class C theft.

If you or a family member has been charged with Theft please call us, at 972-548-7167 to discuss your case. Derk Wadas is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is experienced in handling case involving shoplifting, theft, hot checks, children stealing, stealing a car and petty theft serving Plano, Frisco, McKinney and all of Collin County Texas through the law firm Wadas Law Office.

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