I really want to know what type of lawyer i would contact to handle this and a reasonable price range for this type of thing.
What is your end goal? Unless there are other items, you will likely spend more money suing and subpoenaing records than just replacing your stolen property. I would not recommend pursuing this.
It's going to cost you far more in costs and attorney fees than to just buy another Xbox.
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LEGAL CONSIDERATION: Any litigation lawyer can file a lawsuit and issue a subpoena. You will probably need more than the IP address to figure out who has your Xbox. So, additional subpoenas may need to be issued (e.g. to the internet service provider). If you file a claim under the Texas Theft Liability Act, you will be entitled to your actual damages, costs and attorney fees, plus up to an extra $1000.
PRACTICAL CONSIDERATION: If someone steals an Xbox, he or she probably does not have money to pay a judgment if you win in court. You may be better off just reporting the theft to the police and buying a new Xbox.
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