What are the consequences of shoplifting?

Shoplifting in Texas carries significant legal consequences that vary depending on the value of the goods stolen. Oftentimes, individuals will shoplift as a result of peer pressure or lack of financial resources. While these unfortunate situations are the typical motivators, juveniles caught shoplifting may face consequences that significantly limit their future opportunities. If you or your child has been caught shoplifting, it may be necessary to seek legal guidance in order to avoid severe penalties. The criminal defense lawyers at Alexander & Associates are prepared to assist you and your family in protecting your legal rights.