At Rivas Law Firm, we defend clients against all types of theft crimes, including:
If you have been arrested for committing any of these theft crimes, your charges will be classified as either petty theft or grand theft. Petty or petit theft refers to misdemeanor theft offenses in which the value of the property is $300 or less. In cases where the value of the stolen property is more than $300, the charges will be classified as follows:
The penalties for a theft crime depend on the degree of the charges. For example, grand theft in the first degree—the most serious of all theft charges—is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and extremely high fines, whereas a petty theft offense may result no time in jail at all.
Being charged with, arrested for or accused of any crime is not only stressful but has wide reaching consequences if your case is not resolved for the best outcome possible under the circumstances and evidence. Defense cases urgently requires an experienced attorney that you connect with personally, that understands your side and understands the law and the system to ensure your rights are fully preserved. Don’t wait or just hope for the best. Request a free consultation with your Orlando Defense Lawyers at the Rivas Law Firm in Winter Park FL now to get informed of your options and move forward in resolving this situation.