Representation for Misdemeanor & Felony Charges
In Colorado, you can be charged with theft if law enforcement believes you knowingly obtained or exercised control over anything of value without authorization. Theft crimes can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the value of the stolen property and the means used to obtain. No matter which type of charge you are facing, you will want experienced legal counsel from a highly skilled attorney.
The Law Office of Jill M. Jackson in Denver is led by a proven criminal defense lawyer who has handled many misdemeanor and felony cases. We know that this can be a worrying time for your future and freedom, and we devote serious time and energy to every case to secure the best possible outcome.
Types of Theft Crimes
There are numerous ways to commit theft, and not all of them are obvious. Some people have even been unwitting accomplices to the crime and had to go to court to prove that they did not realize they were aiding a criminal act. The type of theft you are charged with will play a major role in building your defense strategy.
Theft crimes may include:
If the value of the stolen property was less than $1,000, then it will be charged as a misdemeanor. Penalties for misdemeanor theft can include a 12-month jail sentence and up to $1,000 in fines.
If the value of the stolen property is more than $1,000, the offense can be charged as a felony, which usually results in a prison sentence and fine. If the value of the property is more than $20,000, it is considered a Class 3 Felony, which has a maximum 12-year prison sentence and fines up to $750,000.
Start Planning Your Defense Today
There’s no time to lose after you’ve been arrested for a theft crime. Your case needs to be investigated inside and out before the court date arrives, which means your lawyer needs to start working on it as soon as possible. That said, you still have time to research different lawyers and figure out which one is best suited to work with you.
Our theft crimes attorney in Denver offers free initial consultations. Schedule an appointment with us to learn more about our approach to criminal defense and how we can help you.
Facing theft charges? Make sure you are defended by an aggressive theft crimes attorney in Denver by contacting the Law Office of Jill M. Jackson today.
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