Theft Attorney Lancaster
Theft is a serious crime in Lancaster, and being charged with stealing can have lasting consequences. Being charged with a theft crime can range in severity, leaving you with hefty fines or even jail time.
Get The Reputation That You Deserve
If you are being accused of a theft crime in Columbia, Elizabeth, Steven, New Holland or any other surrounding areas, it is critical to get legal representation right away. The criminal defense attorneys at Ciccarelli Law Offices have the experience and determination to give you the best defense possible.
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Let our attorneys with decades of experience handle your case. Our team is experienced, determined, hard-working, aggressive and compassionate. With a shared blue-collar work ethic we work hard and get results.
Our Attorneys handle theft crimes that include but are not limited to:
The theft of small amounts of money or property below $1,000.
The theft of large amounts of money or property exceeding $1,000.
Theft committed using weapons or other force.
Theft involving the unlawful entrance into another person’s property.
Theft of property that a person had access to, but not legal ownership of, for personal gain.
Receipt of stolen property
Knowingly accepting property that was stolen.
Theft of another person’s personal information, including name, address, social security number, or credit card information.
Theft of intellectual property
Theft through violation of patents, copyrights, or trademarks.
Penalties for Theft Crimes
Penalties differ depending on whether your theft is declared a felony or a misdemeanor. Felony theft can have serious consequences such as $150,000 in fines and up to 20 years or more in jail time. Other possible consequences include:
Courts typically require a convicted person to pay restitution in order to compensate the owner of the property for their loss.
A person convicted of a felony may be sentenced to probation on top of other fines and jail time. Probation terms usually last for 12 months or more.
Felony theft fines can range from $1,000 to $150,000.
The lowest severity sentences for theft felonies can range between several months to two to three years. For repeat offenders, jail time can be 20 years or more.
While punishment depends on the circumstances of the case, a good theft defense attorney can help you get the best possible outcome.
Contact an Experienced Lancaster Theft Lawyer
The lawyers on our team have extensive backgrounds and fight for individuals’ rights in theft cases. If you’re in Millersville, Quarryville, Ephrata, Intercourse or the surrounding Pennsylvania area, call (717) 291-9400 or toll free (877) 529-2422 or get a free case evaluation online to get the experienced defense you deserve.