Our experienced criminal attorneys are well versed in all areas of theft law, including, Grand theft auto (motor vehicle theft), Burglary, Embezzlement, Shoplifting, Credit Card Theft, Identity Theft, Robbery, Fraud, Forgery and Extortion.
Depending on the monetary value of the stolen property, theft crimes are classified as either petty theft or grand theft.
When the total value of the stolen property is $400 or less, it is considered petty theft. Petty theft is a misdemeanor offense that is punishable by small monetary fines, probation, and less than one year in county jail. The most common types of petty theft are shoplifting and small scale robberies.
When the total value of the stolen property is $400 or more, it is considered grand theft. Grand theft is a felony offense, and is punishable by steep monetary fines, probation, restitution, court-ordered counseling, community service, and one year or more in state prison. The most common type of grand theft is grand theft auto, also called motor vehicle theft. Other common grand theft crimes include robbery, embezzlement, identity theft, burglary, fraud, and extortion.
Contact our Riverside County Theft Crimes Attorney
If you have been charged with a theft crime, it is important to contact a skilled attorney immediately. Theft crime convictions can damage your reputation and affect future opportunities. At The Law Offices of Ella Fernandez, our Riverside County theft crime attorneys are dedicated to obtaining successful results for our clients. Our attorneys personally investigate your case, interview eye witnesses, challenge tough evidence, and aggressively defend your rights in front of a judge and jury. In addition, we provide each client with viable options, frequent communication, and compassionate care. At The Law Offices of Ella Fernandez, our number one priority is protecting our clients’ rights.
If you are in need of a dedicated Riverside County Theft Crimes attorney, contact The Law Offices of Ella Fernandez today for your free consultation at (951) 683-5357.