Philadelphia Theft Defense Lawyer

Theft is the umbrella term for any crime involving the unlawful taking of another individual’s property with the intent to permanently deprive them of it. There are many categories of theft recognized by Pennsylvania state law including:

Any theft of an automobile or a motor vehicle is considered a felony in Pennsylvania. The consequences for theft charges can range from simple fines to jail time. Probation is also a possible consequence for a theft charge. Below is a list of the maximum penalties for theft under current state Pennsylvania law:

A theft charge can also ultimately result in personal consequences like the loss of future employment, especially if you have been convicted of shoplifting. It doesn’t matter if you are facing a misdemeanor or a felony theft charge, you will need an experienced Philadelphia criminal attorney to represent you in court.

Your Philadelphia criminal defense attorney will navigate the various state and local legislation to get you the best sentence possible if it is determined that a guilty conviction is likely. Contact us today to begin the next stages of your case.