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Chandler Theft Crimes

Chandler Shoplifting Attorney

Shoplifting, writing a bad check, receiving stolen property, and other similar violations are considered theft crimes. If you have been charged with any theft related crime in Chandler, AZ or surrounding areas, you should seek the advice of experienced legal counsel before making any decisions in your case. Attorney Trent Buckallew is the founding attorney of the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew PC, and has been practicing criminal defense for over 20 years with a proven track record of success in the countless cases he has resolved over the course of his career.

If you have been charged with a a shoplifting or theft related crime, you may be facing jail or prison time, fees and fines, restitution, probation, and other consequences if convicted, depending on the value of the goods or services in question. If the items are valued at less than $1,000, this is a Class 1 Misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $2,500 fine. However, if the items are valued at more than $25,000, this is a Class Two Felony and carries a presumptive penalty of five years in prison.

When you Need Help, Contact an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

As the penalties of theft related crimes can be potentially significant, it is important to consult with experienced legal counsel before making any decisions in your case. Mr. Buckallew has significant experience in handling all types of theft related violations including shoplifting, issuing bad checks, auto theft, and others, and has a proven track record of successfully resolving countless cases over the course of his career. He understands the significant hardships associated with being incarcerated as well as the long-term consequences, including a criminal record, which can limit your ability to find meaningful work or even jeopardize a professional license, and can also result in loss of freedoms, such as your right to bear arms and your right to vote.

Contact the Firm today for a free evaluation of your theft or shoplifting case.

Client Reviews
We hired Trent Buckallew to represent our son following a second MIP ticket he received while in college. Mr. Buckallew kept us informed throughout all proceedings and helped us receive the satisfactory outcome of dropped charges in exchange for taking an alcohol awareness class. He was personable, knowledgeable and treated our small case with care and compassion. We would highly recommend him to anyone in need of representation. SR
Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into the case against (client's name). We sincerely appreciate the great job you did. We are praying this is the end of it. Thanks again so very much. This was such a difficult time for our family. LN
I'm finally 100% clear of the problem that started our relationship. I cannot thank you enough for handling my case and expungement. I have a great sense of new beginnings and don't have to let my past affect my future. My freedom is priceless. TM
I appreciate everything you were able to accomplish for my father and will certainly be referring Mr. Buckallew to anyone I know who may be in need of an excellent criminal defense attorney. CM
Trent handled cases for me on two different occasions involving tickets for seat belt violations in commercial vehicles. Very happy with results. All charges dismissed. One case in Flagstaff and one case in Gilbert Court. KF