Houston Credit Card Fraud Lawyers
Helping You Avoid a Conviction of Credit Card Fraud
Whether it was all a big misunderstanding or you made a bad mistake, using someone else's credit card can put you in serious legal trouble. If you have been charged with credit card theft, or are under investigation and think you may be charged, talk to The Law Offices of Jed Silverman immediately.
Attorney Jed Silverman has helped hundreds of people avoid a conviction for credit card theft and the harsh penalties that come with it. He will investigate the circumstances of the charges to prepare a strong case for your defense. In many cases, charges are dismissed or reduced because the prosecutor cannot prove criminal intent. Oftentimes, the prosecutor and victim of the theft are willing to settle for restitution and a penalty that does not include time in jail.
Call (713) 597-2221 to get an initial consultation with our Houston credit car fraud attorney.
Handling Complex Financial Crimes in Texas
The Law Offices of Jed Silverman has been recognized by colleagues and legal professionals in the field of criminal defense. Mr. Silverman has been repeatedly selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers® list (2006-2014).
Mr. Silverman has experience successfully defending people charged with complex financial crimes, including:
- Credit card theft, check forgery, identity theft
- Prescription drug fraud
- Mortgage and loan application fraud
- Federal wire and mail fraud
- Health insurance fraud
- Embezzlement and employee pilferage
- Website fraud, cybercrime
What is the Penalty for Credit Card Fraud in Texas?
A credit card fraud conviction may result in either a state felony or third degree felony.
- State Jail Felony: between 6 months & 2 years in state jail and up to $10,000 in fines.
- Third degree felony: between 2 and 10 years in state prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
When You Suspect the Police Want to Talk to You, Talk to The Law Offices of Jed Silverman.
If the police are starting to ask questions about your use of a credit card, don't wait to find out what might happen next. You are a suspect in a serious criminal investigation. It's time to get the most experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer you can find. Do not answer questions without your attorney advising you of your rights. Jed Silverman can advise you on how to respond to an investigator's inquiries. Our firm represents clients in courts throughout Texas.