If you have been arrested for burglary, robbery, or another form of theft, then visit Pawelek Law, PLLC so our lawyer can defend you for theft crimes. There have been recent changes in the law as to how thefts can be charged; theft charges may be charged as more serious offenses with multiple convictions. In these cases, it is essential that your attorney knows the procedure and laws as to how thefts should be charged. Because these crimes can have long-lasting consequences on our client’s life, our criminal defense attorney will work hard to reduce the severity of charges. Contact Dennis Pawelek if you need defense for a theft crime in Provo, Utah.

Theft crimes occur when an individual deprives another person or business of their money or property without their permission. Theft crimes can be charged as felonies or misdemeanors; if threat of force, exercise of fear or intimidation, or the display of weapons were used, then the theft crime becomes a felony. Some common types of theft crimes include:

• Shoplifting
• Theft by fraud
• Receiving stolen property
• Counterfeiting
• Embezzlement
• Forgery
• Car jacking
• Car theft
• Petty theft
• Grand theft
• Burglary
• Armed robbery

There are many long-lasting consequences of theft, including the inability to gain college admittance, denial of state licensing, revocation of a professional license, or difficulty gaining future employment. Other penalties may include fines, probation, restitution, or jail time. Call our criminal defense lawyer in Provo, Utah, if you need defense for a theft crime so he can fight to reduce or dismiss your charges.