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WHY HIRE THORNTON CRIMINAL DEFENSE?
Attorney Brad Thornton is a highly experienced and Board-Certified criminal defense lawyer. With his background as a former Chief Prosecutor, he has a unique understanding of the criminal justice system and is able to provide comprehensive and effective representation to his clients. He is also deeply committed to ensuring that all individuals receive fair treatment in court, regardless of their background or circumstances.
Brad Thornton is dedicated to helping his clients achieve the best possible outcome for their case, whether it is in San Antonio or elsewhere in South Texas. He recognizes the stress and anxiety that can come with being accused of a crime, and approaches his clients with compassion while keeping them informed at every step of the process. His knowledge and experience make him a strong advocate for his clients.
San Antonio Property Crimes Attorney
Overview of Property Crimes in Texas
Property crimes in Texas can carry serious consequences if convicted, which is why it’s important to have a San Antonio criminal defense attorney on your side who understands the law and will fight for you.
Dealing with any kind of property crime charge can be stressful and complicated; however having an experienced San Antonio criminal defense attorney like Brad Thornton at Thornton Criminal Defense fighting for your rights makes all the difference in obtaining positive outcomes for your case. Contact us today for assistance defending yourself against charges involving arson, graffiti, criminal trespass, burglary, and/or criminal mischief in San Antonio Texas!
Types of Property Crimes in Texas
Arson occurs when someone intentionally starts a fire or causes an explosion with the intent to cause damage to property or harm another person. It is classified as either first degree or second degree, and the penalties for conviction vary based on the amount of damage done. Attorney Brad Thornton understands how these charges are brought against defendants and can work with them to build a strong case for their defense.
Burglary involves breaking into another person’s home with the intention of committing theft, assault, or some other type of felony offense once inside the residence. Thornton Criminal Defense knows that burglary convictions can result in prison sentences ranging from several months up to life imprisonment depending on what type of items were taken and how much damage was done during commission of the crime.
Criminal trespass involves entering onto someone else’s property without permission or remaining there after being asked to leave by the owner or a representative of the owner. This crime can range from minor trespassing offenses such as illegally camping in state parks to more serious offenses like breaking into someone’s home without their consent. The penalty for this offense depends on whether it was a misdemeanor or felony as well as other factors such as whether force was used during commission of the crime.
Criminal mischief involves damaging or destroying another person’s property with malicious intent such as spray-painting graffiti on public buildings or vandalizing vehicles. San Antonio criminal defense lawyers understand that these types of offenses come with steep punishments if convicted and can work with their clients to reduce those punishments through various legal strategies such as plea bargains and suppressions motions.
Graffiti is defined as any type of markings or drawings made without permission on public or private property. San Antonio criminal defense attorneys understand that graffiti cases are often complex due to questions of ownership and intent. Depending on the circumstances involved in the case, graffiti can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony offense.