Chester County Credit Card Theft Attorney
Chester County Credit Card related Charges
Are you facing criminal charges or arrest for credit card theft or credit card fraud or access device fraud in or around Chester County PA? Then speak to an experienced lawyer to defend your charges or arrest for credit card fraud in Chester County.
Credit Card Fraud or Access Device Fraud is when a person uses a credit card or debit card to obtain property or services knowing that 1) the card is a counterfeit or has been altered; 2) the card has been issued to another person who has not authorized its use; 3) the card has been revoke or cancelled; 4) for any other reason that the use of the card has been unauthorized by the issuer or actual card holder.
If the value of the property obtained with the card is $500.00 or greater, the card is graded as a Felony 3. If the value is between $50.00 and $500.00 the crime is graded as a misdemeanor 1. If the value is less than $50.00, the offense is graded as a misdemeanor 2.
Committed to Helping You Avoid the Worst Possible Scenario
While there are no guarantees in Pennsylvania Criminal law, understanding your rights and the legal options available to you can improve your chances when defending yourself from charges of credit card fraud, credit card theft or access device fraud in Chester County Pennsylvania. As Pennsylvania Criminal lawyers serving Chester County with years of experience in our criminal justice system, we understand how to negotiate with the court, how to identify questionable police conduct and suspicious testimony, and prevent clients from making certain kinds of mistakes.
When evidence and guilt is not in question, extenuating circumstances may convince the court to either reduce the charges against you or the sentence you face. As your criminal defense lawyers, we work with prosecutors in exploring alternative sentencing options when a plea of “guilty” may be in your best interest. In certain cases where provocation, a medical condition, or alcohol is involved, it may be possible to avoid jail or a heavy fine in exchange for a promise to get counseling, provide community service, and agree to probation.
You also need Chester County criminal lawyers both passionate in what they do and compassionate in their treatment of their clients. You deserve a Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer that is available when you need him, treats you with respect, and protects your rights vigorously. We make your choice all the clearer fighting for clients through Chester County. For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer, contact us at (610) 692-8700.