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Grand Theft Defense Attorney
When it is determined that a defendant committed a theft, it must be decided whether the crime was grand theft or petty theft. The defendant committed grand theft if they stole property or services worth more than $950.
After a person has been charged with Grand theft, it is always in his/her best interest to speak with a qualified
grand theft attorney who has experience handling grand theft cases.
A lawyer can carefully evaluate the persons case, protect the persons individual rights, and provide valuable advice throughout the legal process.
Grand theft involves the unlawful taking another person’s property with the intent to deprive permanently. In California, Penal Code section 487 governs the law of grand theft which states that property unlawfully taken that exceeds $950 is charged as grand theft.
There are a few exceptions to the $950 limit that one must be aware of. Certain items such as firearms and vehicles are considered grand theft regardless of worth. Real estate property and farm crops valued over $250 are also categorized as grand theft.
Grand theft may be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the circumstances. Penalties vary and can result in anywhere from 16 months and up to three years in prison. Additional years may be added if the property is particularly valuable or if there has been multiple acts of theft.
Due to the different factors and circumstances that can make a difference an experienced and aggressive theft crime defense attorney is essential. Our Los Angeles Theft Attorneys have a combined 75 years of experience and we are well known and respected all throughout Los Angeles.
Our goal and duty to our clients is to get the best possible results by doing everything we possibly can. We are knowledgeable on all theft laws and court room procedures. We can guarantee our competence and persistence in helping you if you are facing grand theft or any other theft crime charges.
Contact our theft crime lawyers in L.A. and set up a free face to face consultation.