Chandler Theft Crimes
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 13 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 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 Trent R. Buckallew
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.