Grand Theft in Southern California
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theft is defined as the unlawful taking of someone else’s property. When
the property stolen is valued at more than $950, then the theft is considered
“grand theft.” Not only will a conviction result in jail or
prison time, but also a permanent mark on your criminal record that can
have substantial professional and personal repercussions.
At The Law Offices of Jarrod M. Wilfert, we provide high-quality and aggressive
legal representation to all those who have been charged with a criminal
offense. Everyone deserves the best legal defense possible, and our Ventura
criminal defense lawyers are prepared to fight for you.
Grand Theft Penalties
Grand theft in California is a “wobbler,” meaning that the
prosecution may elect to charge you with either misdemeanor or felony
grand theft. The decision to file charges for misdemeanor or felony grand
theft will be based on the circumstances of the case and the defendant’s
If convicted of misdemeanor grand theft, it is punishable by a maximum
jail sentence of one year. If convicted of felony grand theft, it results
in a maximum jail sentence of three years.
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Early intervention by a Ventura criminal defense attorney is the first
step to either get your case dismissed or your charges reduced. We can
investigate your case, assess all of the available evidence, cross-examine
witnesses, and develop a strong defense strategy just for you. Do not
hesitate to fight these serious charges without experienced legal help.
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