THEFT & Property Crime

about san antonio crimes against property including theft


 This week, we are proud to announce that Justin Cook got client Eifert’s public intoxication ticket dismissed outright at the municipal court house located at 401 Frio Street.  This ticket can be expunged immediately! Mr. Eifert hired us only one day previous to us obtaining the dismissal.   Of course, we cannot promise these results to all clients, as the results will depend on the individual facts of a given case. More New...

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What is Criminal Law (Texas)

What is Criminal Law (Texas)


Posted on Apr 3, 2013

Criminal Law Easy Illustrative Explanation When a person asks, “what is criminal law?” it is best to explain how the body of law works in the context of a regular person in every day life. Bobby goes to Dillard’s and he hides a purse in his jacket.  He passes the point of sale and leaves the store.  Security is called.  The security guard approaches and holds Bobby until the police arrive.  The police officer reviews...

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Burglary Case Dismissed

Burglary Case Dismissed


Posted on Jan 28, 2013

Congratulations to Justin Cook for getting his client’s burglary case in the 175th District Court of Bexar County, Texas dismissed today.  The Cook & Cook Client was charged with burglary.  Burglary is the legal name for the act of entering a house with intent to steal, or to assault another person.   Depending on the specific facts of the case, the punishment can range from the state jail felony level (2 years jail) all the...

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Theft Charges Dismissed!

Theft Charges Dismissed!


Posted on Oct 25, 2012

We are so happy for our Cook & Cook Client who got her theft charges dismissed today, which were pending out of county court 2 dismissed today, before the honorable Judge Wolf.  In this case, the client was accused of stealing from JCPenny’s.  The client was an innocent woman who was punched in the face by the security guard of the store.  Attorney Megan Cook issued a subpoena to obtain the security guard training records,...

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Yes.  You can and may be criminally responsible for a crime, even if your “friend” was the actor in the crime and you just stood by and watched.  The law is 7.01 and 7.02 of the Texas Penal Code, more casually referred to as the “Law of Parties”.  What this part of the Texas Penal Code essentially says is that regardless of your role in the crime, you are just as guilty as the main actor, just for being there and helping in any way...

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“Theft by Check” is what a Texas citizen is charged with when he or she writes a check for an item, but there are insufficient funds in the checking account to cover the item. The criminal case begins as follows. A person receives a check and turns it into the bank, but the check bounces. The person who is notified by the bank that the check they were given bounced will then have a choice of whether to report it as a crime. If the...

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