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Lansing Theft Crime Lawyer

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If you have been accused of committing a theft crime, your first course of action should be to call an attorney. I am a skilled Lansing criminal defense lawyer who you can trust to help you to get ahead of the situation, explore all of your legal options, and protect your rights. Even if you haven’t been charged yet but believe you are under investigation, I can help. I believe in providing my clients with aggressive yet understanding legal counsel.

To discuss your situation with me, call Coontz Law at (517) 236-8668.

What Is a Theft Crime?

“Theft crime” is an umbrella term for any crime that involves taking property from its rightful owner without permission. Theft crimes are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies depending on the circumstances of the incident.

While this seems pretty straightforward, several different types of property can be involved in a theft crime, including real property, tangible property, documents, information, intellectual property, and services.

Examples of theft crimes include:

  • Automobile theft
  • Burglary
  • Cyber theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • False pretenses
  • Identify theft
  • Larceny
  • Theft of services

Because the laws regarding theft crimes vary from state to state, it’s always a good idea to work with a Lansing criminal defense lawyer who has a thorough understanding of Michigan state laws. A lawyer can help you understand the charges brought against you, explain all of your legal options, and represent you in court.

Offering a Fresh Perspective to Criminal Defense

If convicted of a theft crime, you could be facing fines, jail time, probation, and/or a permanent criminal record. To protect you from these harsh sentences, I offer aggressive legal counsel that incorporates the latest technologies, creative defense strategies, and compassionate advice. I know how important an unwavering defense is in this situation and I have worked hard to develop the skills necessary to effectively address my clients’ needs.

Get in touch with Coontz Law today by calling (517) 236-8668 or completing our online contact form.

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