Theft and Robbery
Aggravated burglary, burglary and breaking and entering are categorized as felonies. These charges can be applied to stalking, sexual harassment, assault and rape. Robbery is defined as the taking of money or goods with force. Robbery and aggravated robbery involves assault and the use of a weapon. DUI Akron represents clients charged with all manner of theft and robbery, including shoplifting. Shoplifting penalties depend on the value of the item stolen. If convicted of shoplifting charges, employment opportunities may be reduced. If the item stolen is less $1000 it is considered a misdemeanor if it is $1000 or more the charge will be classified as a felony.
What’s at Risk?
Should you find yourself charged with theft or robbery, here’s what you could be facing: prison hefty fines, victim restitution and/or community service. Another consequence of a conviction is parole and a felony offense on your record. DUI Akron provides affordable legal representation with creative payment plans. There’s no need to take a plea or attempt to represent yourself. Those scenarios always end badly. Our criminal law attorneys possess decades of experience. They have worked as prosecutors and understand how these cases are approached from the state’s point of view. This insight makes us unstoppable when it comes to representing our clients to the fullest extent of the law.
How we Can Help with Shoplifting Charges
As with all our clients, we promise to aggressively defend you. Shoplifting may seem like a minor offense, but depending on how the judge is feeling that day, you could be facing years behind bars. A shoplifting offense can set you back years. By retaining a lawyer, you effectively maximize the chances of having the charges dismissed. We will do our best to gain an acquittal. Our criminal law attorneys will look for holes in the prosecution’s case. If the arrest was not conducted according to policy and procedure, we will use that as an access point to gain a not guilty verdict.
How we Can Help with Theft and Robbery Charges
The state takes robbery and theft charges very seriously. If found guilty, the court is indicating that the accused is considered a danger and threat to society. When representing clients, we take the charges even more gravely. DUI Akron is known for securing client’s freedom in an aggressive manner. Our criminal law lawyers investigate each and every detail thoroughly. We look for any holes in the prosecutions case. Our goal is to get the charges dismissed. If that is not a likely possibility, we will work to get them reduced. If you are facing theft or robbery charges, contact us for effective and affordable representation.
DUI Akron represented 2 clients charged with theft from ATMs. They were facing 80 counts in a felony indictment. Our criminal law attorneys resolved the case pleading them guilty to 10 counts. Instead of serving 80 years in prison, they received 100 days of jail time. In another case, we represented a local university student accused of stealing women’s purses, computers and mobile devices from dorm rooms. Our client pled not guilty. He lived with 3 other roommates. They all testified that they had never seen him with those items. We argued that the real culprit had hidden those items in our client’s room. The jury returned a not guilty verdict.