"Theft crimes" is an umbrella term that encompasses many different crimes: burglary, robbery, shoplifting, fraud, larceny, looting, mugging, trespassing, and others. How these crimes are classified and charged depends on the intent of the alleged perpetrator, as well as the dollar value of the items allegedly stolen. Many theft crimes are felonies, and can result in harsh penalties and a criminal record that can have an extremely negative impact on your future employment and other important issues. If you have been charged with a theft crime, contact a Palm Springs criminal defense attorney today. An aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney will ensure that the most effective defense strategy is used in court on your behalf.
Theft crimes are divided into two categories: petty theft and grand theft.
When facing theft crime charges, it is essential that you have an attorney who is experienced, aggressive and devoted to fighting to defend your innocence. At the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea, we have successfully handled numerous theft cases over the years, and have a high success rate in criminal defense cases. There are many defenses to theft crime charges, and Attorney Rhea will be able to determine what defense strategy will be the most advantageous to your case. It is our utmost goal to minimize the damage that is done to your life as a result of these charges, by fighting to have charges reduced or dropped before going to court, and arguing on your behalf in court. Whether you are facing theft crime charges, white collar crime charges, or a DUI or drug crime, Attorney Rhea has the experience you are looking for in a desert defense attorney.
Contact a Palm Springs theft crimes lawyer today if you are facing grand theft or petty theft charges. Fighting for your innocence is the best way to avoid conviction and the possibility of jail time.
“Mr. Rhea was extremely knowledgeable which, without a doubt, was the reason the Judge dismissed my case without any fines, probation, etc. Additionally, his vast knowledge helped lay out all the scenarios which helped relieve my anxieties. He was extremely prompt and reliable which made working with him a pleasure. I would highly recommend Mr. Rhea’s services to anyone and everyone.” – Former Federal Drug Possession Client