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Theft crimes are any criminal offenses related to the intentional stealing
of another's property. Without the permission of the rightful owner,
this action is considered a crime under state laws if the purpose was
to deprive the owner of the item and its benefits or to possess the property
themselves. The severity of charges and sentencing depends upon the value
of the property stolen as well as whether the accused has prior theft
convictions. Theft can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a
An experienced criminal defense attorney is essential to build a defense
to get charges lessened or dropped altogether. Florida's LeavenLaw
attorneys and staff are committed to protecting the rights of residents
who have been accused of any type of theft crime.
Contact us today!
Petit and Grand Theft Charges
Petit theft is any theft of property valued from $100 to $300 and generally
misdemeanor charge. Grand theft comes in three degrees. Third degree grand theft is
issues for a crime in which between $300 to $20,000 was stolen. When between
$20,000 to $100,000 was stolen then the charge will be increased to grand
theft at the second degree. First degree grand theft is considered stealing
property valued over $100,000. In Florida, a theft crime conviction may
include probation, jail time or restitution as well as the loss of certain
job and loan opportunities due to a conviction on the record of the accused.
Common Theft Crimes
Common criminal offenses that are classified as theft crimes include:
white collar crimes, such as fraud or embezzlement
If you have been accused of a theft crime, the experienced lawyers at LeavenLaw
can help. Proving the lack of evidence, unreliability of witnesses or
violated legal rights, we can get the charges lessened or your case dismissed
altogether. Our attorneys and support staff are dedicated to protecting
your rights to preserve your future.
Call us at (855) 532-8365 to learn more about your legal options!