Theft is a common crime in Florida and in the Miami area, with an increase in the last few years. Theft is the taking of something belonging to another without their knowledge or consent. Theft can occur in many ways, by stealing something out of a person's vehicle or breaking into someone's home to steal something. When a theft is committed with the use of a weapon, it becomes a much more serious crime, normally charged as a felony. Let our South Florida criminal defense lawyer help you.
There are two categories of theft crimes, petty or grand theft. When a theft involves an item with a value of less than $300, then the crimes is considered a petty theft. If you are facing a theft crime charge, contact South Florida criminal defense attorney Eric Matheny, who can competently defend you against any charges you may be facing.
When charged with a theft crime you are likely to be worried and uncertain as to what your next step should be. Because the penalties for this crime can be quite serious, it is in your best interests to contact our office for personal and dedicated legal representation. The consequences of conviction for a theft crime can include jail time, repayment of stolen property's value, fines, probation, and court ordered treatment as applicable.
Don't let this happen to you, if you can fight your charges. Our South Florida theft crime attorney has a successful track record in defending the legal rights of individuals suspected of committing theft crimes. Call us today for a free consultation and to discuss how we can assist with your case.
Charged with a theft crime? Let our South Florida criminal defense lawyer defend you. Call today for a free initial consultation about your charges.
With an insider’s perspective on how the justice system works, our lawyer case assess the strengths and weaknesses of a case which gives him the ability to make wise, informed decisions on how to proceed, no matter what you are facing. Attorney Matheny has handled over 50 jury and non-jury trials and proudly serves the accused and arrested in Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and Palm Beach County.Learn More about His Experience