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Intentional taking and carrying away of the personal property of another, without permission and with intent to permanently deprive them of this property is the definition of theft in California. If you are charged with theft then you could face some serious penalties for conviction of this crime. Petty theft is stealing property valued at less than $950, while grand theft is stealing property valued at more than $950.
If you are charged with petty theft then you could face misdemeanor charges for a first offense, and felony charges for a second offense. If you are charged with grand theft then you could face either misdemeanor or felony charges depending on a number of factors including your criminal history, the value of the property stolen and the discretion of the judge. Other theft crimes may include:
- Grand theft of a firearm
- Grand theft auto
There are many other theft crimes, and even receiving stolen property can be charged as a theft crime. It is important for you to know that theft of a firearm is always charged as grand theft, and will always be charged as a felony. If you are facing felony theft charges then you will face extremely harsh penalties for conviction. Whatever theft crime charges you face it is important for you to have skilled legal assistance from a Sacramento criminal defense lawyer.
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Due to the serious penalties that you could face for conviction of a theft crime, it is vitally important that you retain the legal services of a Sacramento criminal attorney from Tower Legal Group. Our firm has been providing skilled
criminal defense representation for the residents of Sacramento, CA and the surrounding areas for many years with a long history of success and many satisfied clients whom we have represented in the past.
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