Theft occurs when a person knowingly takes the property of another for his or her own benefit. A type of property crime, theft ranges from shoplifting to bank robbery to sophisticated online identity theft schemes.
If you are facing any type of theft charge it is important that you speak to a criminal defense lawyer who can protect your rights and your interests. I am attorney Justin Schiks, a Woodbury Theft Crimes Lawyer. I defend people charged with theft in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and throughout Minnesota.
Penalties for theft crimes can include stiff fines, long prison sentences, and probation. Sentences are based on the value of the property involved. Many other factors are also considered, including:
I will analyze the facts of the case, listen to you describe the circumstances, and ask you about your priorities. For some people what matters most is staying out of jail. For others, keeping a clean criminal record is paramount. I will explain the potential penalties you face and outline your options. In all theft cases, I will develop a defense strategy designed to meet your specific goals. However, I do not make unrealistic promises. My clients appreciate knowing exactly where they stand and how I can help
At JS Defense, you are not just one of the many. We pride ourselves on our availability for our clients. Our firm is regionally and nationally recognized in the legal community as delivering an aggressive defense for each and every client, no matter how serious the case. If it matters to you, it matters to us!
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