Shoplifting can happen to good people. One mistake can change your life forever and nothing is more impactful than being hit with a theft or larceny charge. Being convicted of a crime will affect how people see you and can take years of consistent work to free yourself from that situation. That’s why hiring a top criminal defense attorney is the most important step to take after being arrested. As one of the best criminal defense law firms in Wisconsin, we have worked aggressively to defend your rights as a person and ensure that you do not get the worst outcome.
Our expert theft crime attorneys at Mullen, Schlough & Associates, S.C. Law work to obtain a result in your favor, no matter the severity of the charges you may be facing. We have outstanding theft and larceny defense experience in handling such cases and we can even give you a victory where no one expected you to be victorious. Our clients have been able to avoid jail time or a reduced sentence from life down to just a few years.
We represent clients in Chippewa, Chippewa County, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Dunn County, Menomonie, Rice Lake and Barron County, Wisconsin in a wide range of criminal law cases, including:
Credit Card Fraud
White Collar Crimes
Any of these charges can reshape your life and possibly lead to self destruction. As reputed and experienced criminal defense lawyers, we take a proactive approach to every case assigned to us from the very first moment starting with our own in-house private investigator. This method has allowed us to secure many “not guilty” verdicts at court trials and case dismissals even in the ugliest cases.
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 fines, jail time and a criminal record.
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:
- Entering the property of another with the intent to commit a felony
- Grand Theft
- Identity Theft
- Knowingly buying, receiving, selling or concealing property that has been stolen from another person
- Petty Theft
- Property valued at $950.00 or less
- Receiving or Possession of Stolen Property
Hire the best theft attorney at Mullen, Schlough & Associates, S.C. Law firm
If you are facing a 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.
If you’ve been involved in any criminal activity or you’re facing criminal charges in Chippewa County, Eau Claire County, Menomonie, Dunn County, Rice Lake + Barron County, WI, contact Mulles, Schlough & Associates.