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Theft Crimes

Accounting Mistake or Embezzlement?

The Fine Line Between Accounting Mistake & Embezzlement in Texas

Published: Nov 15, 2023 in Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes, Theft Crimes

No one goes to work thinking they’ll be accused of embezzlement. However, charges related to embezzling funds happen constantly, even though they frequently stem from mere misunderstandings or internal company disputes. Embezzlement charges usually come as a shock to the accused. Many people are quick to defend themselves and explain the matter. However, this could easily worsen a situation, even if it was an honest accounting error. In such crucial moments, an experienced embezzlement lawyer like Houston’s Ned Barnett becomes indispensable. With over 30 years of experience, Ned Barnett provides…

Legal Help for Houston Protesters

Published: Jun 01, 2020 in Criminal Defense, Theft Crimes

Like cities across the county, Houston is reeling from protests and unrest following the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. This has led to hundreds of arrests, thousands of additional officers deployed, and the National Guard set to assist local law enforcement. Despite having the constitutional right to free speech, the current situation is leaving many wondering, “What are my rights as a protester?” No one should have to live with a criminal conviction for exercising their right to be heard and speak out against injustice. If…


New Texas Bill May Make Stealing Packages a Felony

Published: Mar 22, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Theft Crimes

Thanks to the internet, hundreds of thousands of packages are delivered quickly and inexpensively every day to people across the country. To make deliveries on time, many carriers don’t even ring your doorbell, let alone wait for a signature – they simply leave the package and move on to the next delivery. Many of these packages are delivered during business hours when people are at work. As a result, there has been a noticeable rise in “porch piracy, ” which is stealing packages left on porches, front steps, and driveways….