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Crimes of Theft

Ventura Theft Crime Attorney

Unmatched Defense for Your Theft Charge

Charged with a theft-related crime? According to California Penal Code § 484, a person who steals another person's property or defrauds them of their wealth may be guilty of a theft crime. Consequences of a theft crime conviction primarily depend on the type and severity of your case. In addition to the criminal penalties you could face, societal consequences can also result.

Your ability to obtain solid employment in the future could be hindered and you may lose other opportunities as well. To ensure that you have the representation you need on your side, get in touch with our Ventura theft defense lawyers. We will help you fight against the charges and ensure that you receive fair and favorable results.

Why You Should Hire Wilfert Law, P.C.

Here are a few of the reasons that our firm is set apart from our competitors:

  • A valuable perspective: We have backgrounds as elite former law enforcement professionals and prosecutors who have investigated thousands of criminal matters.
  • Certified Drug Recognition Expert: Our lead attorney is extremely familiar with the correct procedure in identifying DUI and driving under the influence of drugs.
  • Thorough Investigations: We recreate the situation and examine every piece of evidence.
  • Over a Decade of Collective Experience in Criminal Law
  • Free Initial Case Consultations

Charges for Theft-Related Offenses

In California, you can be arrested and charged with a theft crime for various reasons. Types of theft crime are distinguished based on the degree of the offense and what was stolen.

Here are some of the theft offenses that you may have been charged with:

  • Auto theft: The act of taking another’s motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.
  • Burglary: The intentional and unlawful entering in a building with the intent of committing a crime. Individuals can be charged with burglary for trespassing or breaking and entering.
  • Embezzlement: This occurs if a person steals or misappropriates funds that were entrusted to him or her by another.
  • Robbery: This involves the threatened or actual use of force against another person for the purpose of committing theft.

If the amount of property stolen is under $950, then a person may be charged with petty theft. Anything over $950 may be charged as grand theft.

Contact Us for Your Free Initial Consultation!

At Wilfert Law, P.C., we know the impact of theft crime convictions on a person’s life. Our firm offers a free case evaluation to assess the circumstances and help you achieve the best possible result. If we take on your theft crime case, we can thoroughly investigate each aspect and help you actively pursue the best possible outcome.

Our investigation and litigation services are performed by a skilled team that consists of former police officers and a former deputy district attorney. Our Ventura theft crime defense firm knows how to obtain an effective resolution and can pursue this outcome with the use of our legal resources.

Contact Wilfert Law, P.C. for your consultation.

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