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Theft Crimes Lawyer in Panama City

Skilled Panama City Theft Defense Attorney

The crime of theft is classified several different ways under the Florida law—many of them considered serious felonies. Before mounting an effective defense against these charges, it's important for the accused to understand what kind of theft charge their fighting. By talking with a seasoned defense lawyer about your charges, you can better realize how to craft and effective legal strategy.

Different kinds of theft crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Robbery
  • Grand theft auto
  • Burglary
  • Credit card theft
  • Grand theft

These are just various crimes that you could be accused of—there are numerous other factors that can affect how the crime is defined. For example, property valued between $100 and $300 when stolen from a residence is third degree grand theft. Theft of controlled substances, city property, or legal documents can also affect theft classification.

Understanding these differences can be overwhelming. An experienced Panama City theft crimes lawyer at Seaton Law Offices, P.A. is standing by help inform you on your charges. We can provide a dedicated, asserted defense for your case!

What penalties do theft crimes have?

Due to the different classifications of theft crimes in Florida, certain charges can result in a variety of different penalties. The more serious the type of theft, the more severe the penalty.

Penalties for theft crimes in Florida:

  • First degree petit theft - Up to 1 year in jail and a fine up to $1000
  • Second degree petit theft - Up to 60 days in jail and a fine up to $500
  • First degree grand theft - Up to 30 years of prison and a fine up to $10K
  • Second degree grand theft - Up to 15 years of prison and a fine up to $10K
  • Third degree grand theft - Up to 5 years of prison and a fine up to $5K

Seaton Law Offices, P.A. can defend you today!

As you can see, many of the penalties assigned to convicted theft crimes are very serious. That's why it is crucial that the accused obtain the very best defense a Panama City criminal defense attorney can provide. Here at Seaton Law Offices, P.A. that's exactly the kind of defense we've embodied for countless clients facing serious criminal charges. Our experience means we provide informed, thorough defense for clients who have an entire justice system working against them. We've been on both sides of that system and we're standing by to bring that understanding to your defense today.

Contact our Panama City theft crime lawyer today for a confidential consultation.

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