Theft charges (can also be called larceny) can encompass a broad array of offenses. Any act that involves intentionally depriving another individual of his or her property can be charged as theft. Such acts can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges, and are punishable by:
- Jail time
- Criminal record etc.
Theft crimes are serious and will count as strikes if they are robbery or burglary. If convicted of a theft crime, you may be sentenced to prison, forced to pay huge fines and restitution. A theft conviction can haunt you for the rest of your life and prevent you from getting a good job.
Common Types of Theft Offenses:
Property valued at $950.00 or less
Not taken from the person of another
Property valued at $950.00 or more
Taken from the person of another
Of an automobile or firearm
Entering the property of another with the intent to commit a felony.
Taking the personal property in the possession of another, from his or her possession with the use of force or fear.
Taking personal information and using it for an unlawful purpose
Receiving or Possession of Stolen Property
Knowingly buying, receiving, selling or concealing property that has been stolen from another person.
Hire the best theft attorney
If you are facing theft charge, there are a number of defenses that can be employed to your advantage. Most notably, we will work to demonstrate that you did not have the requisite intent to steal any property and you had a good faith belief that the property was yours to possess. Of course, all circumstances must be reviewed when faced with theft charges but we believe in you and your day in court. Call our experienced attorneys to fight for your rights. We are available and can provide you with the defense you deserve. Our attorneys have years of experience and knowledge to obtain a result in your favor, no matter the severity of the charges you may be facing.