Prescott Theft Crimes Attorney

Are You Facing a Theft Crime Charge?

Being accused of theft or arrested for theft is a shocking experience which leaves a person with a great many unanswered questions and uncertainties. One thing that is certain is that if you are convicted, the penalties will be serious. Before you talk with anyone, consult a Prescott criminal defense attorney who will give you the advice you need to protect your rights, and will aggressively defend you in or outside of the courtroom. Each of our criminal lawyers is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has a reputation in the state and federal courts in the state for maintaining a high standard of defense on behalf of clients charged with these crimes.

Theft Crimes Lawyer in Prescott

The penalty for a theft crime is dependent upon the value of the property taken and the method used. For example shoplifting a bag of potato chips has a very minor penalty compared to a robbery of a bank for a large amount of money while threatening bank personnel with a gun. The use of weapons, or threats of harm will increase the severity of the penalties. Identity theft is a particular form of theft crime which has become far more common over the last few decades. It became such a problem that Congress passed the Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998 which defines and prohibits identity theft and establishes the misuse of personal information of another as a felony. A theft crime lawyer with our firm is fully prepared to defend an individual charged with:

  • Check fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery
  • Obtaining property under false pretenses
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Burglary, robbery, armed robbery
  • Shoplifting
  • Carjacking & Auto theft

Our firm has decades of experience in successfully defending numerous clients accused of theft crimes. The legal team is dedicated to protecting the constitutional rights of clients throughout the Prescott area. When you need a vigorous and skillful defense call Cates & Garvey Law Group, PLLC. and meet with a determined criminal defense attorney for a free initial consultation.

Contact a Prescott Theft Crimes Attorney at the firm today.

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