Theft Crimes

Theft Crimes Defense

Theft crimes are a serious matter. A theft conviction on your criminal record could be damaging to your reputation. It may even disqualify you from a job with responsibilities that include the handling of valuable merchandise and monetary transactions. A conviction can mean that you may have a reputation of someone who cannot be trusted. No one wants to live with a theft conviction. Neither should you.

Types of Theft Crimes

There are several different types of theft crimes. They include and are defined as follows:

Burglary– The crime of burglary occurs when a person illegally gains entry into a residence or business with the intent to commit a crime, particularly theft.

Robbery– A criminal act where theft takes place against another individual. The crime can be committed if the actor uses a weapon intended to either intimidate or harm a victim.

Grand Theft-In California, theft involving property or merchandise with an estimated value of $950 or above is considered grand theft.

Petty Theft-Petty theft can also be defined as shoplifting, theft by deception, or embezzlement. Most petty thefts occur when property valued up to $500 is stolen.

Auto Theft-Auto theft occurs when the actor commits the act of theft involving an automobile.

An Attorney You Can Trust

Most of these crimes carry stiff sentences. But it also carries a lifetime of regret and personal pain. RJ Manuelian is experienced in successfully defending cases for his clients accused of theft. If you have been accused or charged with a theft crime, contact RJ at the Manuelian Law Office at (213)-401-2777.