Morgantown Theft Crime Lawyer
Protecting Clients in West Virginia from Criminal Charges
Being charged with any kind of crime can be a frightening experience, especially if you did not commit the crime. You need an advocate. Call the Morgantown theft crime lawyer at The Moore Law Firm, PLLC for a consultation about how to fight the charges and protect your reputation.
Fighting Criminal Charges
There are many different kinds of theft crimes, and accusations can come from many different parties. For example, if you received property as a gift but the giving party claims it was only on loan, they may accuse you of theft. If you accidentally left a store without paying for something, you may be charged with shoplifting. You may have even been a victim of identity theft and accused of fraudulent purchases. While you know the true story, your prosecutors will do whatever they can to secure a conviction and ensure you suffer the maximum criminal penalties.
The Moore Law Firm, PLLC can help defend against theft crime charges such as:
- Identity theft
In each of these cases, your ability to tell your side of the story and prevent prosecutors from mischaracterizing the events that occurred will be crucial to avoiding a criminal conviction. The Moore Law Firm, PLLC can help you by protecting your rights during trial or even avoiding court through negotiations.
What are the Penalties for Theft Crimes?
In West Virginia, theft or larceny can be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the value of the property in question. If you are convicted, you could face fines of up to $2,500 and jail sentences of up to 10 years.
Schedule a Consultation Today
You should call our Morgantown theft crime lawyer right away. Our firm can help you accurately assess what happened in your arrest and get you started on protecting your future. We know the strategies used by prosecutors to make you look like a villain, and we can help you get the best possible outcome for your situation.
Call (304) 521-2451 now to get started.