Theft crimes encompass charges of burglary, larceny and/or robbery, depend upon the dollar value of the property stolen. Aggravating circumstances can include the use of violence, the use of a weapon, and/or physical assault, any of which may amplify the sentence, if convicted. If you are convicted, you face numerous life-altering legal consequences such as imprisonment, monetary fines, restitution, probation, and community service.
Legal penalties can be enhanced if a third party was harmed during the theft crime, if you have prior criminal convictions, or if you used violence or force while committing the crime. Theft charges can affect your future employability, which is why it is imperative to take these allegations seriously. Theft is a specific intent crime, which oftentimes means it may be difficult for law enforcement and prosecutors to prove. Greer Law Firm gives you a significant chance of being successful in court and fighting against your criminal charges.