Theft Defense Attorney in Roswell

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Theft, as defined by Georgia law, is taking a good or service without payment or permission. Many people get arrested for theft every year, and if you're one of them, we need to talk.

Georgia Law Covers Theft by a Number of Different Means:

  • Deception
  • Conversion
  • Services
  • Mislaid property
  • Receiving stolen property from another state
  • Transporting stolen property into Georgia
  • Shoplifting
  • Extortion

Theft can be either a misdemeanor or a felony charge. Misdemeanor theft is theft of property valued at $500 or less. Misdemeanors are punishable by up to $1,000 in fines and up to a year in jail. Felony theft is theft valued above $500. Felony theft is punishable by a prison term of many years and hefty fines, depending on the circumstances. There are a few exceptions, in which case, the theft would be considered a felony, despite the value of the property in question.

These exceptions include:

  • Theft of bank or government property by an employee
  • Theft regarding a breach in a fiduciary relationship
  • Theft involving grave markings
  • Theft of vehicle or parts valued above $100
  • Theft of a destructive device (including explosives and firearms)
  • Theft of anhydrous ammonia (can be used in the production of meth)

Contact The Sherman Law Group

Our Georgia prisons are filled with people convicted of theft. If you find yourself facing a theft or stealing charge of any nature, call The Sherman Law Group immediately. Our Roswell theft defense attorneys have the necessary experience to provide you with an effective criminal defense.

Contact us today and speak to one of our theft defense attorneys.

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