Los Angeles Theft Crimes Attorney

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Los Angeles Receiving Stolen Property Defense Attorney

Receiving stolen property is governed by California Penal Code 496. Receiving stolen property can be charged as a felony or misdemeanor depending on the circumstances and can result in anywhere from 16 months and up to 36 months in prison.

As your Los Angeles Theft Crime Attorney we guarantee to do everything we can in an aggressive and persistent manner to get you the best possible results and prevent these penalties from being imposed on your life.

To prove that the defendant is guilty of this crime under the Penal Code 496(a), the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that:

1. The defendant bought, received, sold, aided in selling, concealed or withheld from its owner/aided in concealing or withholding from its owner) property that had been stolen/obtained by extortion;
AND
2. When the defendant bought/received/sold/aided in selling/ concealed or withheld/ aided in concealing or withholding the property, they knew that the property had been stolen/obtained by extortion;
AND
3. The defendant actually knew of the presence of the property

At the Hedding Law Firm our criminal defense attorneys have been practicing law in California for a combined total of 75 years. We are well-established within the legal community and have earned the respect of numerous colleagues.  If you have been charged or accused of receiving stolen property, you should
contact a Los Angeles theft attorney at our firm immediately. We will meet with you and not only protect your rights but we will, in most cases, be able to maintain your freedom.

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