Theft is the act of stealing or wrongful taking of property or goods of another without consent. Taking of property that is known to be stolen is also considered a theft crime in the state of Florida.

Shoplifting, although considered a lesser crime, could lead to court fines, community service and even jail time. It is therefore, with utmost importance that you contact an Orlando criminal lawyer that will help mitigate the consequences of these charges. Our Practice believes that everyone deserves a second chance and we are dedicated to helping you.

Types of Theft Crime Include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Grand theft auto
  • Burglary
  • Robbery/Armed Robbery
  • Identity Theft
  • Fraud

Theft crimes are grouped in two categories, petite theft where the property stolen is less than $300 in value and Grand theft where the value of stolen property is more than $300 in value. Penalties for grand theft depend on the severity or degree of the crime. First degree grand theft offense is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Consequences of theft crimes could lead to loss of employment, jail time, probation, public humiliation, lack of trust from family members and friends, loss of professional license and even loss of scholarships.

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