Theft of Motor Vehicle Defense Law Firm in Austin Texas

When your loved one has been arrested for stealing or taking a vehicle with permission but then the owner says you didn’t have permission it can be serious.

Theft of a motor vehicle is a serious charge because it is a felony.

31.07. UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A VEHICLE. (a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly operates another’s boat, airplane, or motor-propelled vehicle without the effective consent of the owner. (b) An offense under this section is a state jail felony.

A State Jail Felony is punishable by 6 months to 2 years in the State Jail, day for day, and a fine not to exceed $10,000.

Call Hernandez and English LLP Austin Texas for your criminal defense law firm.