What Is Moral Turpitude In Texas?
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There really is no fixed definition. Generally a crime of moral turpitude in Texas is a crime that involves fraud or dishonesty. Examples of crimes of moral turpitude include thefts and giving a false name to the police.
If you are convicted of a crime of moral turpitude in Texas it could affect your ability to get hired for jobs such as teaching and any job involving the handling of money. A crime of moral turpitude may also be used against you if were later charged with a crime and took the witness stand.
Even a small theft such as shoplifting could have very large consequences in the future. You should always consult with an experienced attorney before pleading to such a crime.
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