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Theft Crime Attorney in Anne Arundel County

Arrested for shoplifting, grand theft or burglary?

Theft is defined as the illegal seizure of another person's property without their consent. The penalties for theft are related to the actual value of the items that were stolen and can be classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor theft. The impact of a conviction can be extremely serious, based upon the facts, the value of the item, the use of a weapon or any other violent act in the commission of the crime. It is absolutely vital that you seek the legal representation of an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney.

At Trunnell Law, LLC, we have the experience and the knowledge that can make a difference between conviction and an acquittal or dismissal. We have more than 30 years of experience and our lead attorney, Richard Trunnell, is a former prosecutor with a Superb rating from Avvo. We are committed to helping those who have been charged with theft and we will put our experience and passion to work for you. We are committed to seeking the best possible outcome in cases of shoplifting, petty theft, grand theft, burglary or other crime.

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney for Theft Crime Defense

If you have been charged with stealing property that is valued at $500 or more, the crime is classified as a felony theft. If you have been charged with stealing property that has a value of less than $500, the crime will likely be filed as a misdemeanor. Whether you have been charged with a felony theft or a misdemeanor, you can face jail time and other penalties. You will be forced to pay steep fines, serve community service, and misdemeanors generally allow for up to 12 months in jail.

Due to the severity of the punishments and the lasting impact of the consequences, it is vital that you seek the legal counsel of an experienced, passionate and dedicated Crofton theft crime attorney. We offer decades of experience and have successfully defended many clients who have faced both misdemeanor and felony theft charges.

Contact our firm today so we can review the facts in your case and determine how to best help you defend against the charges.