Theft Charges In Colorado - You Need A Colorado Springs Criminal Attorney

If you are charged with theft, you will need an experienced and knowledgeable Colorado Springs criminal defense attorney.
Monday, 05 August 2013

Theft Carries Serious Penalties

Regardless of the title, theft carries serious penalties and can have a long lasting effect on your life. For this reason alone, you need to find a competent and aggressive Colorado Springs criminal attorney to protect your rights and represent you in a court of law.

Theft can carry with it a sentence to probation, community service, classes, restitution, jail time, or even prison. A conviction for theft can prevent a person from finding employment and other serious consequences. The level of the theft offense depends on the value of the item or items stolen.:

  • If the theft involves a thing valued less than five hundred dollars, it is classified as a class 2 misdemeanor.
  • If the theft involves a thing valued more than five hundred dollars but less than one thousand dollars, it is classified as a class 1 misdemeanor.
  • If the theft involves a thing valued more than one thousand dollars but less than twenty thousand dollars, it is classified as a class 4 felony.
  • If the theft involves a thing valued more than twenty thousand dollars, it is classified as a class 3 felony.

Don’t Defend A Theft Charge Alone

If you are charged with theft, regardless of the level, do not handle something this serious on your own. Often something as simple as a misunderstanding can lead to theft charges. Contact a Colorado Springs criminal defense attorney immediately so that your case can be properly evaluated and you can get the best possible outcome.

Call James Newby Law for a free evaluation of your case. His experience handling all levels of theft charges will be invaluable to you as you go through the legal system. 

Contact us today for a free, no obligation case evaluation.

 

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