Miami Theft Crimes Attorneys
Defending Your Rights & Fighting for Your Freedom
A conviction for theft or shoplifting in Florida can result in serious penalties, such as a prison sentence, exorbitant fines, and property seizure. You need an experienced lawyer to prepare a strong defense to challenge the prosecution’s case. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A. have represented clients for more than 47 years and have the extensive knowledge required to prepare and present an effective defense.
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Theft & Shoplifting Crimes
Florida law defines theft as knowingly using or obtaining, or attempting to use or obtain, the property of another individual. The law states that the person must have the intent to deprive the other person of their right to the property or to appropriate the property for the use of a person without the right to the property.
Examples of shoplifting, or retail theft, include:
- Altering labels or price tags
- Taking a merchant’s property
- Moving merchandise from one container to another
The penalties for shoplifting depend on the classification of the crime. The specific charges depend on various factors, such as the value of the property, whether there are any prior convictions, if property damage occurred, and more. Punishments for a conviction may include exorbitant fines, probation, extensive jail or prison time, and more.
Defense Strategies For Theft Crimes
Call a theft crimes attorney at Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A. to get a lawyer with experience and legal knowledge required to prepare a vigorous defense for you. Possible defense strategies for these types of cases include involuntary intoxication, consent of the property owner, a good faith belief of ownership, or right of possession of the property in question. Schedule a free consultation with our office. Give us the opportunity to defend you!
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