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Orlando Theft Crime Attorney

Prevent a Property Crime Charge from Becoming a Conviction

Theft is defined as knowingly taking or using another individual's property with the intention of depriving them of the right or benefit of the property or appropriating the property for personal use or use by another individual. This is a serious crime that can result in penalties such as jail time, fees, and more. If you have been charged with a theft crime, contact Colbert Law soon as possible. You want to have legal representation there from the start while police are interrogating you and beginning to build their case against you.

There a number of different charges for a theft crime in Florida, including the following:

  • Petit theft
  • Grand theft
  • Carjacking
  • Shoplifting

Under Fla. Stat. § 812.014, petit theft is considered stealing the property of another individual and can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony of the third degree. Grand theft is covered under Fla. Stat. § 812.014 and can be charged up to a felony in the first degree. The penalties can include up to $10,000 in fines and 30 years in jail. With qualified legal help, it may be possible to have the charges substantially reduced or dropped.

Defense Against Charges of Orlando Theft Crimes

There are a number of defenses against a charge of theft. This can include that consent was actually given by the owner or that you acted in good faith with belief of ownership. However, the best way to build a defense is to work with an attorney who can start reviewing the evidence and investigating the surrounding circumstances.

Start now by contacting Colbert Law at (407) 705-3220 and speaking with a qualified professional.

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