Often, citizens who are accused of theft crimes are upstanding, honest citizens who were either falsely accused, or made a single mistake or had an isolated lapse in judgement. However, the penalties for theft crimes if you are convicted can be serious and life changing. Even if you aren’t convicted, being accused and tried for a theft crime can be embarrassing and expensive.
Examples of common Maryland theft crimes include:
- Petty theft
- Grand theft
- Automobile theft
- Armed robbery
- Identity theft
- Receiving stolen property
- Credit card theft
- Check fraud
There are many consequences of being convicted of a theft crime, including:
- Heavy fines
- Incarceration in a county jail or state prison
- Community service
- Loss of driving privileges
- Victim restitution
- Loss of professional licenses
- Loss of employment
- Inability to secure future employment
Being convicted of any theft crime, even minor theft, can have a devastating effect on both you and your family members. If you are being accused of theft, whether misdemeanor theft or felony theft, you need to contact a professional, aggressive theft attorney in Maryland who will advocate for your rights in court.
Felipe Santo Domingo has a proven success record with a number of theft cases, and will do whatever it takes to get the charges against you dismissed or reduced. With creative defense strategies and vast resources, Felipe Santo Domingo will help you build the solid defense you need.
Call today to schedule an appointment for a consultation to discuss your theft case. 1-800-Have-DUI.