Theft is considered a crime of dishonesty in Florida. If you are convicted on any theft charge, whether it is a misdemeanor or felony, any time in the future should you desire to testify the fact that you were convicted of a crime of dishonesty or a felony can be brought up to question your truthfulness or veracity. This can significantly impede you in any type of lawsuit in the future, in addition it will make it difficult to gain employment. This is why it is essential to hire a criminal defense attorney to avoid these results.
I will do all that I can to help you avoid a conviction. Theft is covered under Florida Statute § 812.014 which states that theft is the knowing acquirement or use of the property of another person with the intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the other person of the items. Theft can range from a misdemeanor to a felony and Grand Theft is treated as a serious offense by state prosecutors. It is best to obtain immediate representation.
I have represented hundreds of theft cases throughout my 28 year legal career. I will bring all of my accumulated experience and knowledge to stay one step ahead in your case.
If you have been arrested for any of the following call immediately for a free consultation.
Grand Theft Auto
White Collar Crime
Providing False Information to a Pawn Broker
Dealing in Stolen Property