Felony Theft

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SEATTLE FELONY THEFT LAWYER

If you have been charged with gross misdemeanor theft or felony theft in Washington, you must take these charges very seriously. No matter how insignificant your theft charges may seem, depending upon your specific circumstances you could face consequences that will affect many aspects of your life. A Seattle criminal defense attorney from our firm will provide you with representation over the life of your case and will make it their goal to get your charges reduced or dismissed.

  • Gross Misdemeanor: If a person intentionally steals the property, belongings, or money of another person, and the stolen goods are valued to be less than $250, the offense will be considered a gross misdemeanor. This crime is punishable by up to 1 year in jail and up to a $5,000 fine.
  • Felony: Felony theft is committed when money, property or services are unlawfully taken which are valued at more than $250. You can also be charged with this crime if you take is a credit card or public record.

WHAT IS FELONY THEFT?

Felony theft is the taking of someone's money, services or property without their consent. It can include crimes such as burglary, fraud, extortion, embezzlement or even writing a bad check. A conviction in a felony theft case can result in probation, lengthy jail times, large fines and restitution. Theft is a criminal offense that can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the value of the property that was taken. When the value of the stolen items (property, money or services) is greater than $250, it is considered felony theft. If you have been charged with felony theft, you should seek legal counsel for immediate advice and assistance. Felony theft can result in severe penalties depending on the amount of goods that were taken, and prior criminal history.

SEATTLE THEFT DEFENSE ATTORNEY

Baker, Lewis, Schwisow & Laws, PLLC is a skilled criminal defense law firm that has considerable experience successfully defending clients charged with felony theft. We will stay focused on your case and can be relied on to provide capable representation in court. Our attorneys are tough litigators that will vigorously challenge the prosecution's evidence to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.

Having a professional and experienced lawyer on your side can only benefit you and your case. A competent attorney from our firm can review your charges and discuss your legal options. We will also thoroughly investigate the charges against you, and look for weaknesses in the prosecution's case that can be challenged. Our lawyers have extensive trial experience and are zealous advocates and negotiators. We will do everything possible to protect your constitutional rights and freedom.

Contact a Seattle theft crime lawyer today if you have been charged with theft in Washington!

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