Theft can encompass a wide range of offenses, from a relatively minor offense such as shoplifting to more serious offenses such as robbery with a firearm. No matter what type of theft charge you are facing, you could be facing serious consequences that can affect your future. Some serious financial theft offenses can also be charged as federal crimes, which means you'll be facing relentless prosecution by the federal government. Turn to The G. Carter Law Firm and our team of New Orleans criminal defense lawyers for aggressive guidance and personalized counsel. We apply our broad experience in criminal law and our legal savvy to help you fight for the best possible outcome.
We can defend a broad spectrum of theft crimes, including:
Your future is important to us. We work diligently and meticulously to prepare each case, from reviewing police reports to combing through evidence for inconsistencies. Our priority is to get your charges dismissed or seek an acquittal when possible. If a plea bargain is considered, our criminal defense attorneys will push for an agreement that minimizes collateral damage to you.
The penalties for theft depend on the value of the items stolen, as well as any aggravating or mitigating factors.
If you are a first-time offender who is charged with less than $500 in stolen goods, you may qualify for pre-trial diversion programs that allow you to avoid a record once you complete the terms of the program, which may include fines, community service, or other requirements.
Our criminal defense team is here for you 24/7. If you have been arrested or if you are under investigation, contact our team immediately.
Call (504) 267-1157 to explore your defense options.