Oakland Theft Crimes Attorney
Hard-Hitting Criminal Defense on Your Side
Theft charges (also known as larceny) can encompass a broad array of offenses.
Any act that involves intentionally depriving another individual of his
or her property can be charged as theft. Such acts can lead to misdemeanor
or felony charges, and are punishable by:
- Jail time
- Criminal record
When you are facing theft charges, it is critical to have an experienced
lawyer defend you. Our Oakland
criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves have over two decades
of shared skill and knowledge in the area of theft defense. We can explore
all of your possible options and work towards a favorable outcome.
We Handle All Theft Charges Throughout the Bay Area
The Law Offices of Torres & Caraves has experience representing a diverse
range of criminal offenses, including theft all across the Bay Area, including
San Jose, Hayward, San Mateo, and surrounding areas.
We can handle a broad spectrum of theft charges, such as:
- Writing bad checks
- Receiving stolen property
- Internet fraud
- Credit card fraud
- Insurance fraud
- Robbery and armed robbery
- White collar crimes
The priority of our criminal defense attorneys is to push for a dismissal
of your charges. We meticulously review cases and police procedures to
identify whether any evidence was obtained illegally. Our attention to
detail has made a difference in the outcome of many cases. We can also
negotiate reduced sentences and charges, as well as defend our clients
aggressively in front of a judge and jury. Protecting your future and
preserving your interests are our focus.
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Penalties for Theft in California
California assesses theft penalties based on a number of factors, including:
- The value of goods stolen
- A person's prior record
- If any aggravating or mitigating circumstances were involved
In many cases, grand theft is also considered a wobbler in California,
which means that the prosecutor can choose to charge you with either a
misdemeanor or felony. If you are facing felony grand theft, you could
be looking at more than a year in jail, fines, and a felony conviction.
This is why it is important to have an attorney on your side - one who
understands the impact on your future and who knows how to fight for the
best possible outcome.
Proactive, Cutting-Edge Defense
The Law Offices of Torres & Caraves and our seasoned legal team is
known for being proactive and always one step ahead of our opponent. Our
Oakland criminal defense team includes a former prosecutor who understands
the inner workings of the criminal justice system and how prosecutors
prepare cases. We apply our deep experience and cutting-edge defenses
to help our clients effectively challenge their charges.
If you have been arrested or are under investigation, contact our theft
crime lawyers immediately for help.
Call (510) 953-5551 to schedule a