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Theft Crimes

Tampa Theft Crime Lawyer

Theft Crime Defense Attorney in Tampa, FL

A person commits theft if he or she knowingly obtains or uses, or endeavors to obtain or to use, the property of another with intent to, either temporarily or permanently deprive the other person of a right to the property or; appropriate the property to his or her own use or to the use of any person not entitled to the use of the property. See §812.014, Florida Statutes.

Depending on the facts of the case and the crime charged, if convicted of a theft crime, you could face potential jail time, heavy fines and costs, restitution, driver's license suspension, and other strict penalties. See §812.0155, Florida Statutes.

If you have been charged with theft, grand theft, fraud, burglary, or any other theft crime, it is in your best interest to consult with a Tampa defense lawyer as soon as possible. The defense attorney may be able to present exculpatory evidence and/or mitigating circumstances to the prosecutor before charges are filed formally, which may lead to a reduced charge or no charges being filed.


Lawyer Handling Theft Crimes in Tampa, FL

The following offenses are frequently charged theft crimes:

• Petit Theft (Petty Theft)

• Grand Theft

• Fraud

• Credit Card Fraud

• Burglary of a Conveyance

• Burglary of a Structure

• Burglary of a Dwelling

• Robbery

• Shoplifting

• Carjacking

• Embezzlement

• Dealing in Stolen Property

• Failure to Redeliver Leased Property

• Worthless Check/ Bad Check Charges


Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer for Theft Charges

The Capaz Law Firm is committed to providing our clients personal attention and working hard to achieve the best possible results. If you have been arrested or charged with a theft crime in Tampa, contact a theft crime defense lawyer at (813) 440-2700.


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