Charged with a Massachusetts theft crime? If you are worried about going to jail and having a criminal record call Massachusetts criminal attorney Patrick Donovan today. Many times theft cases can resolve without a trial while keeping a conviction off a person’s record.
What is a Theft Crime in Massachusetts?
According to Massachusetts law, a theft crime is the criminal act of taking another person’s property without his or her consent, with the intent to purposefully deny the person access to his/her property.
Theft crimes are further broken down into two categories: misdemeanor theft and felony theft. A misdemeanor offense, involves the stealing of property that is valued below $1200. Felony theft involves stealing more than $1200.
- Larceny Over $1200
- Larceny Under $1200
- Receiving Stolen Property
- Larceny By Embezzlement
- Larceny By Single Scheme
- Credit Card Fraud
- Larceny By Check
- Larceny by False Pretenses
- Breaking and Entering
- Bank Fraud
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What Should You Do If You’ve Been Charged With a Theft Crime In Massachusetts?
If you have been charged with a theft crime, such as: shoplifting, petty theft, grand theft, motor vehicle theft, identity theft, burglary, robbery, forgery, receiving stolen property, credit card fraud, or internet fraud, you need to speak with an experienced Boston criminal attorney.
People who have been charged with a theft crime in Boston and anywhere in Massachusetts need an experienced Massachusetts criminal lawyer. If you are convicted of a theft crime, you may have to spend time in jail, pay fines, pay restitution, do community service, or be placed on probation.
The legal consequences associated with theft crime convictions are no laughing matter and can greatly impair your quality of life and freedom. This is why it is important that you hire a skilled criminal defense lawyer who knows how to defend theft crime cases and is extremely familiar with Massachusetts law.
Attorney Patrick T. Donovan has experience fighting theft charges in Mass. As a criminal lawyer, Attorney Donovan has represented many clients accused of theft crimes. Attorney Donovan is experienced in both felony and misdemeanor theft crimes. Prior to becoming a criminal attorney, Patrick Donovan was an Assistant District Attorney. Now he uses the specialized training he got as an ADA to help all of the people he represents.
CALL THE LAW OFFICE OF PATRICK T. DONOVAN TODAY FOR YOUR FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION AT (617) 479-1800.
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