Dallas, GA. Theft Crime Attorney
Theft Crime Lawyer Serving Atlanta and West Georgia
Theft crimes are those criminal acts committed when an individual intentionally takes the personal property or possessions of another individual without their express consent, and with the intent to use or sell it. A theft involving property valued at $500 or less is classified as a misdemeanor or petty theft. Theft of property valued at more than $500, grand theft, is considered to be a felony offense. It is important to know that an individual need not keep the property or possessions in order to be charged and convicted of theft.
If you or a loved one has been charged with a theft crime in Dallas, Atlanta or West Georgia, it is in your best interest to consult with a Dallas, GA criminal defense lawyer from the firm right away. Howard Law Group will be able to thoroughly review the charges against you, analyze all evidence and witness testimonies, do further investigations as needed, and advise you on how to proceed. The firm has extensive experience representing clients in all manner of
criminal defense cases and they are dedicated to providing clients with the aggressive representation they need to protect their freedom and rights.
Types of Theft Crimes
Law enforcement officials view all theft-related charges as serious crimes. Individuals convicted of theft crimes can expect to receive penalties including but not limited to fines, imprisonment, probation, community service, restitution to the victim(s), and more. Penalties for theft crimes are subject to the value of the property taken; i.e. the higher the value, the harsher the penalty. The most commonly committed theft crimes are: petty theft, grand theft, credit card theft, identity theft, forgery, shoplifting, embezzlement,
burglary, grand theft auto and fraud.
Due to the frequency of theft crimes, prosecuting attorneys aggressively prosecute all individuals facing theft crime charges. The firm knows that a theft crime conviction goes on your permanent record. They also understand that such a conviction will impact your life for years to come, especially anytime you wish to gain employment, apply for a loan, attempt to buy a house, seek advanced education opportunities and more. That is why with over 40 years combined experience, the firm prides itself on being able to provide clients with the hard-hitting, insightful defense they need.
Contact a Dallas, Georgia theft crime attorney from the firm if you have been arrested or charged with a theft crime. Schedule your confidential consultation today.