Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney - Jenkins Law Theft Crimes Attorney


Florida Statute 812 lists the various offenses that are considered a theft crime. Varying from more minor offenses, such as shoplifting, to more severe ones, such as grand theft, these criminal charges can dramatically affect a person’s life if he or she is convicted of a theft crime. As such, when facing any offense related to theft and the possible repercussions that accompany a conviction of this crime, many people seek the help of a qualified theft crimes attorney like Jim Jenkins who can help them evaluate their theft crime defense options and protect their rights under the law.

Different Types of Theft Crimes

When creating a theft crime defense, understanding the specifics of the crime with which you are charged is critical, especially as theft crimes can vary considerably and include the following:

  • Embezzlement – theft by an employee from an employer or business.
  • Robbery – taking or attempting to take something of value by force or threat of force or by putting the a person in fear
  • Burglary – entering a person’s home without their consent in order to steal items.
  • Carjacking – stealing a motor vehicle.
  • Grand Theft – theft of items of higher value (over $300 typically)
  • Identity Theft – the unlawful use of another person’s identifying or personal information.

Having the support of an attorney who is well-versed in Theft Crimes and Criminal Law can craft a comprehensive theft defense for your charge is often invaluable as they might be better able to help you fight these charges and get the outcome you are seeking.

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