Theft is a term that can be used to describe many different types of crimes. Allegations that someone has unlawfully taken another person’s property often lead to charges based upon how the property was allegedly stolen. Some of the more common charges include fraud, robbery and armed robbery. Theft charges can range from misdemeanors up to felonies that can even include mandatory prison. An experienced and knowledgeable attorney who is committed to defending your case can help you defend against charges involving allegations of theft.
Theft of means of transportation and related charges like unlawful use of means of transportation generally involve allegations of theft or improper use of a vehicle. A variety of circumstances can lead to a charge like theft of means. An attorney who is experienced with the issues involved in cases like these can help to put present your case and to defend against charges like these.
Shoplifting is typically a misdemeanor charge that is handled in city court. However, it can be charged as a felony in certain circumstances. There are a variety of defenses to shoplifting and an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you to identify them and to defend your case.
Robbery is usually an allegation that a person illegally took property from another person by using or threatening to use force. Armed robbery usually includes an allegation that the person used or threatened to use a weapon during a robbery. A lawyer who has experience defending robbery, armed robbery, and aggravated robbery cases can help you to mount your defense against robbery charges.