Transforming Hopeless Cases into Promising Verdicts
When you need a Bakersfield theft crimes attorney who knows how to defend you, turn to Koenig Law Office. Our legal team is knowledgeable, compassionate, and equipped to handle even the most challenging cases.
In California, theft involves taking someone’s property with the intent of permanently depriving him or her of it. Although there are a variety of degrees of theft crimes, the penalties for even apparently minor offenses can have a significant impact on your life. Ensure you have the best chance at a favorable outcome by calling our Bakersfield criminal defense lawyer.
We have extensive experience defending against all types of theft-related offenses, including:
- Petty theft
- Grand theft
- Receiving stolen property
- Identity theft
- Credit card fraud
- Money laundering
Theft Crimes Sentencing & Penalties
When an individual is convicted of a theft-related offense, the court has the discretion to determine the punishment based on the nature of the crime and the person’s previous criminal record.
The options for sentencing include:
- Petty theft: up to 6 months in county jail and a maximum fine of $1,000
- Misdemeanor grand theft: up to 364 days in county jail and a maximum fine of $1,000
- Felony grand theft: up to 3 years in county jail and a maximum fine of $10,000
A judge can also choose to place the individual on probation. The terms probation generally include paying restitution, performing community service, checking in with a probation officer, and refraining from law-breaking.
Protect Your Rights with a Skilled Attorney on Your Side
No matter what type of theft crime you have been accused of, Koenig Law Office is here for you. When you come in for your free initial consultation, our Bakersfield theft crimes lawyer can carefully review the facts of your case and help you understand your legal options.
For sound legal advice and aggressive representation, dial (661) 793-7222 today.