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Theft Crimes

Chicago Theft Defense Lawyer

Theft crimes usually deal with taking another person’s property with the intent to permanently withhold that person the use or benefit of the property.  There are numerous types of theft crimes, the exact theft charge you receive depends on the circumstances surrounding your case. To get the necessary help with your charge, you will need a Chicago theft lawyer at our firm.

Some common theft crimes include:

  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Petty theft
  • Car Theft/Grand theft auto
  • Retail theft/shoplifting

The value of the item plays a major role in theft crimes. In Illinois, the retail theft results for charges involving stolen property that is worth below $300.00, is considered a misdemeanor. Whereas, retail thefts involving stolen property valued at over $300.00 is considered a felony. theft crime penalty severity depends on a variety of situations. For example , if the theft involves taking property from a person with some sort of violence or force, you are most likely facing incarceration for a felony involving robbery.

We understand that the outcome of your criminal case will determine. We understand how serious your situation is, and you can count on us to provide you with the best advice and legal counsel available. You can have confidence in our defense decisions knowing that we are drawing on years of criminal defense experience and knowledge.

A Chicago theft lawyer from Goldman & Associates will be there for you at your time of greatest needs to defend you and protect your rights. Contact Goldman & Associates today at (847) 215-2600 or (773) 484-3131 to speak with an expert criminal defense lawyer in Chicago, IL. Call now so we can begin crafting a custom defense for your case.

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