Even a shoplifting charge can stick with you and affect your life for years. So when you’ve been accused of theft, you need a Sacramento theft attorney to make sure the charge has as little impact on your life as possible.
If you are accused of committing theft, you likely have an uphill battle ahead of you, and the consequences may be life-changing.
A conviction can harm your chances of future employment, state licensing, and other benefits. Although some theft convictions can eventually be expunged, they will still surface on background checks, making it difficult to gain employment and earn a living.
With the immediate attention of a Sacramento theft lawyer from Crowell Law Offices, it may be possible to have the charges reduced or even completely dismissed, depending on the circumstances of your case.
You may be a productive citizen who made an unfortunate mistake and deserve a second chance. Or you may be innocent, wrongly accused of a theft based on false allegations or misleading evidence. In either case, a lawyer from our firm will work hard to fight your charges.
Common types of theft include the following:
Other theft charges that may include serious penalties include embezzlement, mail theft, receiving stolen property, and carjacking.
Depending on the circumstances of your unique case, a Sacramento larceny lawyer from our firm will fight your charges with any number of defenses, which may potentially lead to the charges against you being reduced or dropped.
The most common defenses for theft include the following:
In California, penalties for theft can be harsh and expensive. If you’re convicted, you may face the following punishments:
The attorneys at Crowell Law Offices have experience representing those charged with theft crimes. That means we know the best defenses for these charges and how to reduce their impact on your life.
Don’t let a theft charge damage your record forever; contact a Sacramento theft lawyer who will protect your rights. Give us a call at 916-303-2800 or fill out the online contact form at the bottom of the page.