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Theft Crimes

South Jersey Criminal Lawyers

Theft Crimes in South Jersey

When you take another person’s property for any length of time without their permission, you have been engaged in the crime of theft. This is true even if you return the property. There’s a wide range of unlawful acts that are considered to be theft crimes, and a conviction can result in jail time, fines, and other penalties.

Some Common Theft Crimes in South Jersey include:

  • Armed Robbery/Burglary
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Car Jacking
  • Credit Card Theft
  • Fraud/Identity Theft
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Robbery/Shoplifting

In defending those accused of theft crimes, our team often finds that defendants have complicated their situation by also engaging in actions and creating circumstances that have led to additional charges, such as resisting arrest, drug possession, or assault and battery.

If arrested, you’ll be given your Miranda warning, in which you’re informed that you have the right to remain silent and to see a lawyer before being questioned. You’ll also be told that you have the right to have your lawyer present during questioning.

We work with you to develop the best strategy and defense possible. We are aggressive in defending those accused of crimes of theft and will be dedicated to ensuring that you receive due process of law and be dealt with fairly through every part of the judicial process.

In some cases, state or federal prosecutors will prosecute property crimes under RICO/racketeering or conspiracy statutes. Our attorneys are fully prepared to handle these complex cases.

If you know someone who has been charged with theft crimes in South Jersey, call the Haddonfield criminal lawyers at Kearney, Burns & Martone at 856-547-7733 or online.