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Orange County Theft Defense Attorney

There are different levels of theft charges that people may face. Larceny, robbery, identity theft, and fraud are all different types of theft and they all go by many names. However, it is important that the Orange County theft defense attorney you have is prepared to face any of the charges with you.

What Is Theft

Johnson Criminal Law Group is prepared to be your Orange County theft defense attorney no matter what type of theft charge you may be facing. Theft seems like a relatively simple charge people face, but there is more to it than just stealing something that isn’t yours. Larceny is a form of theft charge that encompasses theft of anything that is under $950 in value. You may be charged with petty theft, shoplifting, or grand theft and all of them may qualify as larceny depending on jurisdiction and value. Robbery is similar to larceny except threats are used to commit a theft. Robbery is also known as strong arm robbery or armed robbery and unlike larceny, robbery is a felony charge. Identity theft is becoming more and more common and it only goes by one name, identity theft. The same can be said about fraud. However, fraud is the act of trying to deceive someone or an entity for monetary gains; value of monetary gains doesn’t matter.

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Johnson Criminal Law Group is prepared to be your Orange County theft defense attorney no matter what type of theft charge you may be facing.
Consequences of Theft

You can easily see why having the best Orange County theft defense attorney is important. There are many different names and charge types that you may be facing. Things can get confusing and adding consequences to the mix makes it even worse. In fact, the consequences vary greatly depending on the specific circumstances of the accusations. For example, petty theft can come with up to six months in jail as well as a fine of $1,000 or less. However, a prior will change the charge from a misdemeanor to a felony with up to three years in jail.

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Johnson Criminal Law Group is prepared to be your Orange County theft defense attorney no matter what type of theft charge you may be facing.
Orange County Theft Defense Attorney

What can an attorney do for you? The first thing your attorney should do is explain to you the charges, and the possible consequences. Theft may seem like an easy charge to beat, however, the different levels and intricacies can make it very difficult to navigate. Johnson Criminal Law Group can help you navigate the penal code to figure things out properly. The next step is to get your story and figure out the best defense for your situation. The goal is always to achieve freedom or as close to freedom as possible for clients.

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