While shoplifting is one example of theft, it is not the only one. You can face theft charges for a variety of acts. Even if you found something that did not belong to you and did nothing to find the owner, you can be charged with theft. The penalties for a Georgia theft charge can be dramatic and have a huge impact on your life and relationships. Consulting with an experience Georgia attorney may put your mind at ease as you better understand what you are up against and what your options are. With years of prosecuting as well as years defending theft cases our experience can be an invaluable asset to your case.
We know the way prosecutors view the different levels of theft, and the things that can help you when charged.
Burglary charges consist of an unauthorized entry to commit a theft or a felony. The number of places you can enter and be charged with burglary has increased dramatically over the past few years. Georgia has also adopted both 1st and 2nd degree burglary laws. Both of these charges are felonies and have varying penalties depending on the circumstances around your case. If you have been charged with any degree of burglary, you need to get an experienced attorney to help you with your case. Prosecutors take burglary very seriously and many times demand incarceration.
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