Dallas Hindering Secured Creditors Attorneys

If you rent a TV, and move without returning it, you can be charged with hindering secured creditors.  Likewise, if you rent a car, and fail to give it back to the rental car company you can also be arrested for hindering secured creditors.   Basically, if you obtain property in which someone else has a security interest, and you fail to return it, you can be arrested and charged with the crime of hindering secured creditors.

The seriousness of a given allegation of hindering secured creditors is determined by the value of the item alleged to be involved.  If the item is valued at $20 or less, hindering secured creditors is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine only of up to $500.  However, if its value is greater than $200,000, you could be charged with a 1st degree felony, with a penalty range of 5 to 99 years, or life, in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.  For a complete breakdown of the various penalties, please see the statute set forth, below.