Representation for Theft Crimes in Atlanta
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Taking an item or asset from someone with the intent of depriving them of that property is the core principal behind a theft crime. Theft comes in many different shapes, forms, and severities, but each of them could land you in serious trouble if you are convicted in court. Because theft can be such a tricky charge to fight back against, it’s strongly advised that you seek the assistance of an attorney.
Think you can’t afford legal representation? Think again. At the Justice Café by The Manely Firm, P.C., we provide high-quality legal counsel and representation at a price that won’t break your bank. With rates starting at just $85 per hour, our attorneys can stand up to defend you from the criminal charges you might be facing and give you the best possible chance of a successful outcome. Don’t risk your case to a public defender who can’t give your case the attention and time it needs to be successfully combatted; trust your case to a private, affordable Atlanta defense lawyer who has your best interests at heart. We offer counsel for every step of the process, including case preparation, evidence review, and even legal representation in court.
If you’re facing theft crime charges in Atlanta, call the Justice Café today at 678-648-7577 and schedule a confidential case evaluation to begin reviewing your defense options.
We Handle All Types of Misdemeanor Theft Crimes
A misdemeanor crime is any crime that carries a prison sentence of up to one year. These crimes do stay on your permanent public criminal record, but most often carry a fine and probation as penalties for a first offense (depending on your case, of course). In the state of Georgia, the theft of any property valued at less than $500 is considered a misdemeanor theft, otherwise known as a petty theft. This is true for most types of property, however certain types of property automatically elevate your charge to a felony.
Felony theft can include taking property including:
- Theft involving breach of fiduciary relationship
- Theft involving a grave or cemetery decoration
- Theft of a motor vehicle or vehicle part valued at $100 or more
- Theft of a firearm, explosive, or destructive device
- Theft occurring as a result of wire, contractor, or mail fraud
If you are unsure how your crime will be charged in court, it’s crucial that you talk to an attorney as soon as possible. Not having representation can lead to a full conviction and consequences that can impact you for the rest of your life. Don’t take the risk; reach out to affordable representation from the Justice Café today to let us help you with your case!
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