Grand Theft Defense in Orlando
Orlando And Central Florida Grand Theft Defense Lawyers
Grand Theft charges are taken very seriously by Florida prosecutors. Grand theft is a felony offense in the state of Florida and as such, is punishable using the Criminal Punishment Code sentencing guidelines. Grand theft involves the theft of any property that is valued at $300 or more.
Grand Theft - Possible Penalties Under Florida Law
Grand theft may be charged as a first-degree, second-degree or third-degree felony depending on the nature and value of the property that is stolen. Pursuant to Florida Criminal Code 812.014: 30, 15, 5.
- Theft of property valued at $100,000 or more is a first-degree felony, punishable by up to 30 years in prison.
- Theft of property valued at $20,000 but less than $100,000 is a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
- Theft of property valued at $300 but less than $20,000 is a third-degree felony, punishable by up to five years in prison.
Penalties imposed by the judge will depend on the value of the property taken and on other specific circumstances, and they may include:
- Jail time
Restitution might be used to try to negotiate a better outcome of a grand theft case. If you have been arrested for grand theft, protect your rights by retaining our grand theft criminal defense lawyer in Orlando for experienced legal representation. For the strong defense you need, contact LaBar Adams in Orlando, Florida.
Get Help From Our Experienced Defense Lawyer
We are committed to vigorously fighting your charges. We have defended many clients throughout central Florida against grand theft charges and related offenses, including petty theft, robbery and extortion.
After handling thousands of criminal cases, including grand theft charges, our defense attorneys are prepared to provide the strong defense you need.
We understand that the outcome of your case will have a profound impact on your future. You can rely on us to carefully investigate the facts of your case, explore defenses that could be available to you, prepare your case thoroughly for the possibility of trial, help you understand your options and diligently pursue the best possible outcome to your case.
Experienced Orlando Grand Theft Defense Attorneys
If you are charged with Grand Theft in Orlando or anywhere in Central Florida, it is critical that you contact our Central Florida grand theft defense lawyer immediately. It is very important you talk to use before making any statement to the police. Contact us for a consultation and to understand the options available to you. You may call us at 1-866-680-4LAW or fill out our online form located at the top of the page and one of our highly experienced grand theft Defense Attorneys will contact you shortly. We respond to after-hours messages promptly. Evening or weekend appointments are available upon request. We respect your privacy and will keep all your information confidential.