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 Maryland Theft of Shoplifting Lawyers

Defending You Against Theft and Shoplifting Charges

Law offices in Glen Burnie. Serving clients’ criminal defense needs across the state of Maryland.

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The impact of theft charges can impact many areas of your life

A conviction for theft can cause problems for someone if they apply for certain jobs that require background checks. This is especially true if the conviction is for a felony theft. Any person charged with theft should speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney to help to develop a defense to try and keep their record clean.

Our theft and shoplifting defense team helps you take back control of your future

We understand how scary it is to be charged with a crime. This is why we take the time to listen and answer all of your questions, so you can

Be Informed

Understand the theft case against you. We make sure you have the information you need to make the best possible decisions.

Take Control

Empowered with the right information and our experienced theft defense team, you can take control of your situation.

Secure Your Future

We help make sure you and your family get what you need. Secure your future and move on from a trying time of life.
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We understand how difficult this can be for you and your family

This is why we take the time to listen and answer all of your questions. We also guide you to the best possible outcome for your case.

Taking control after you have been charged with a crime doesn’t have to be difficult.

Our experienced Maryland theft and shoplifting defense team can help. Here’s how to get started:

1. Schedule a Call

Speak with a member of our criminal defense team. We’ll take the time to listen and understand your situation.

2. Develop a Plan

We create a customized legal strategy that meets your specific needs and helps you. get the outcome you deserve.

3. Get Results

You can relax as we execute the plan so you can achieve the best possible results for your criminal case.

You need the right theft and shoplifting defense attorney in Maryland

If a defendant is charged with theft in Maryland, there are many ways for the state to secure a conviction. The crime of theft goes beyond mere shoplifting but also includes a wide range of conduct, including:

  • Larceny
  • Larceny by trick
  • Larceny after trust
  • Embezzlement
  • False pretenses
  • Receiving stolen property

Due to the broad nature of the crime of theft, the state has many ways in which it can attempt to convict a defendant. Below are the various options available to the state to prove a case of theft:

  • Obtaining or Exerting Unauthorized Control
  • Obtaining Control By Deception
  • Possession of Stolen Property

Penalties for Theft

The potential penalties for theft depend upon the value of the goods stolen:

  • If the value of the items stolen is less than $100, the crime is classified as a misdemeanor and is punishable by a maximum of 90 days in jail and or a $500 fine.
  • For property stolen with a value greater than $100 but less than $500, the crime is still considered a misdemeanor but the penalty increases to a maximum of 18 months in jail and or a $500 fine.
  • Felony theft occurs when the value of the property exceeds $500. The maximum punishment for felony theft is 15 years in jail and or a fine of $25,000.

A conviction for theft can cause problems for someone if they apply for certain jobs that require background checks. This is especially true if the conviction is for felony theft. Any person charged with theft should speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney to help to develop a defense to try and keep their record clean.

If you have been charged with theft in Annapolis, Glen Burnie, or anywhere in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, please contact the experienced criminal defense attorneys at Jimeno & Gray, P.A., for an initial consultation.

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We ensure every member of our team has the knowledge and experience you need