Theft Charges in Spokane Washington

Theft Defense Lawyer to Protect Your Future

When you are facing a theft charge, do not make the mistake of thinking you can take the charges lightly. A theft charge on your record can be seen by employers and other people who run a background check as a strong indicator that you will steal again. This is why it is so critical to hire an experienced and effective defense lawyer who will fight to get you the best outcome possible.

Free Consultation with a Theft Defense Lawyer

You can start the process by meeting one-on-one with Sean Nicholson to review your case and talk about your options for defense. During the free consultation, Sean will help you understand what the defense process will look like including:

  • Court procedures, how to prepare and what to expect
  • Possible Penalties you are facing if convicted
  • Potential Defenses based on the circumstances around your arrest
  • Costs of retaining an attorney for theft defense
  • Minimizing the effects of the arrest on your day to day life

Types of Theft Charges

There are a variety of theft related charges you can be arrested for in Washington. The type of theft charge you will face and the penalties associated with charge is typically determined by the value of what was allegedly stolen. There are also specific types of theft charges that are types of theft; those charges include:

  • Burglary
    Burglary is the act of entering a business or dwelling with the intent of committing a criminal act. If you break into someone’s home and steal things, you will likely be charged with Burglary. If you enter a home or business with a weapon and the intent to commit a crime, you will likely be charged with First Degree burglary.

  • Identify Theft
    Identify theft can come in many forms, but you can always count on the prosecutors pushing for the maximum sentence in cases involving identify theft. Fraud, forgery, money laundering, identification theft, and stealing checks are all types of identity theft.

  • Robbery
    A robbery charge indicates that the alleged perpetrator used some type of intimidation or force to aid in their theft or other crime.

  • Shoplifting
    Shoplifting is theft that occurs in a retail environment; so theft from any store or retail location would result in a shoplifting charge.

Free Consultation with a Theft Defense Lawyer

I understand that a theft charge can feel overwhelming and deciding which lawyer to choose can be difficult. This is why I provide my potential clients with a free initial consultation where they will be able to:

  • Meet with the lead attorney one-on-one
  • Understand the charges against them
  • Discuss possible defenses based on the circumstances around your arrest
  • Discuss possible penalties you will be facing if you are convicted of the theft charge(s)

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