Baltimore Theft Defense Attorneys
All types of theft and fraud can have serious consequences if you are convicted. If you or a loved one has been charged, you need an attorney with experience in state and federal cases, including shoplifting, auto theft, embezzlement, credit card theft, identity theft and check fraud.
The Greenberg Law Offices provides experienced theft crimes defense from a former prosecutor. We know how the state prosecutes these offenses, so we have an advantage when building a defense. To schedule a free consultation with a Baltimore theft defense lawyer, please call today.
Theft, Burglary And Robbery Convictions Can Send You To Prison
Charges and penalties for theft in Maryland are based on the value of the stolen property. Misdemeanor theft has a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail or a $500 fine for less than $100 of stolen goods. Felony theft has a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison, a $25,000 fine or both for stolen goods worth $100,000 or more.
Burglary, also called breaking and entering, involves entering a building, home or motor vehicle to commit theft or a felony. Penalties for conviction range from a maximum three-year prison sentence for trespassing/fourth-degree burglary to a maximum 20-year prison sentence for felony burglary in the first degree.
Robbery is also a felony. It involves the use or threat of force to take goods or services from another party. The degree of the charge and penalties depend on the details of the crime, including the amount of harm or injury victims suffer. Penalties for conviction may include prison sentences up to 10 years for robbery and up to 20 years for armed robbery.
Baltimore and the surrounding area is home to many federal and military buildings. A crime committed on federal property can be charged as a federal crime. White collar crimes often include state and federal charges. We can defend you against state and federal charges, including federal theft and property crimes.
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