Archive for the ‘Petit Theft/Grand Theft’ Category
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on December 3, 2013 by as-uXe9N2Au
Businesses across the United States spent months gearing up for Black Friday. Not only did they ensure that they had all their wares marked down and ready to sell, but they also prepared for the inevitable onslaught of shoplifters trying to capitalize on the busy and overcrowded stores. To prevent shrinkage (losses due to theft) […]
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on July 17, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Theft charges in Florida, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, recovered about $279,000,000 while more than $1.3 billion in goods and property were stolen in the state in 2011. While theft always will come with a high price for those charged with it, the penalties for theft in the state of Florida vary […]
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on July 10, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Shoplifting in Florida penalties depend on whether the person was a first-time offender or a repeat offender. It is also based on the amount of merchandise taken and if there were other factors involved in the Miami Beach crime, such as the use of a weapon or violence. Especially if weapons or violence were part […]
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on June 17, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Florida laws impose a variety of stiff punishments for those who are convicted of theft, ranging from monetary fines, to jail time, and other consequences. The level of punishment is dependent upon the nature of the charges. This includes whether the crime qualifies as petit theft or grand theft, and whether the suspect has a […]
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on February 13, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
A grand theft charge generally applies to certain types of property or those with a value of $300 or more. Those accused could face up to first-degree felony charges.
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on December 15, 2012 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Even though it’s classified as a misdemeanor, a petit theft charge in Florida can lead to serious consequences, including fines and jail time, if you’re convicted of such charges in Miami or elsewhere in the state. Theft defense lawyers in Miami can review your case to pursue appropriate avenues to represent you throughout the legal […]
Not All Penalties for Theft Are Created Equal: What You Need to Know About Theft Against the Elderly
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on December 6, 2012 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Penalties for theft against the elderly in Florida are a unique area of the state’s criminal code. That’s because the same crime — which can encompass theft, burglary or fraud — can result in lesser charges if the alleged victim is younger than 65 years of age. The rationale behind this reasoning is that the […]
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on September 15, 2012 by Miami Criminal Lawyer
A criminal defense law firm in Fort Lauderdale may be able to help reduce or even eliminate your charges if you have been charged with petit theft. With the potential to face serious consequences, it’s important to seek immediate legal counsel. What is Petit theft? This type of theft involves anything with a value […]
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on February 28, 2012 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
If you’re charged with a petit theft crime in Florida, become familiar with the laws about the penalties you may face. Call Miami defense lawyers: 877-663-5110.
Posted in Petit Theft/Grand Theft on February 27, 2012 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Before hiring a defense attorney to take on your shoplifting charges in Fort Lauderdale, ask these 6 pertinent questions. Seek legal guidance at 877-663-5110.