Fight a Theft Crime Charge in Maryland
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Theft is when someone is accused of purposefully taking someone’s property without their knowledge or consent or through deception or threats in order to deny what is rightfully theirs. In the state of Maryland, there is a wide range of offenses that are classified as theft crimes.
These can include:
- False pretenses
- Receiving stolen property
To fight against theft crime charges, rely on an experienced Maryland theft crime defense attorney that understands how the prosecution makes a case. The Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates advocates on your behalf. We offer free case consultations to speak with our law firm and begin your defense.
Have you or a loved one been accused of a theft crime? Call (443) 709-9999 as soon as possible.
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Penalties for theft are strongly reliant on the financial amount of the goods taken. In general, the more that was taken, the higher the crime classification with the increasing chance of incarceration and fines.
Theft can be classified as:
- Petty theft: Property under $100 in value was taken, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and up to $500 in fines
- Misdemeanor theft: Property under $1,000 was taken, punishable by up to 18 months in jail and a $500 fine
- Felony theft: Property under $100,000 was taken, punishable by up to 25 years in prison and a $25,000 fine
At the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates, our theft crime defense attorney has a deep understanding of Maryland theft laws. We are able to find holes in the prosecution’s case against a client in order to secure reduced or eliminated charges. Our firm has a history of success in theft crime cases and can apply our skill and knowledge to your repetition.
We serve clients in Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel-Air Frederick, Towson, Westminster, Montgomery County, & the rest of Maryland.
Your future is on the line. Call (443) 709-9999 to take action with the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates.