Safeguarding Your Rights When You Have Been Accused Of Theft
It doesn’t matter if you have been caught shoplifting a candy bar or you have been accused of embezzlement; theft is a serious crime and one that the authorities are doing their best to crack down on. The potential penalties you may face will depend on the value of the property or the amount of money you are accused of stealing. You need an experienced attorney to defend your rights.
The Johnson & Autrey Law Firm will conduct a thorough investigation of your case. They will review the evidence the police have against you. They obtain any piece of evidence that will be useful in your case, including surveillance footage, financial records and computer hard drives. They look for all possible defenses and will explain the options available to you. If you choose to go to court, our attorneys are experienced trial lawyers and will fight for your rights. Regardless of the severity of your crime, we take the charges against you seriously and work for the best possible outcome in your case.
Our Criminal Attorney handles many forms of theft charges, including:
- Receiving stolen property
- Check forgery
- White collar theft
Criminal convictions will show up on any background check. If you are convicted of theft, it ‘ may affect your ability to get a job, especially because accusations of theft tend to lead to mistrust. If you are convicted of felony charges, you will lose the right to own a gun, which includes a hunting rifle. You may also no longer be allowed to cross some international borders, such as the Minnesota and North Dakota border with Canada. A passport application may be denied and a current passport revoked.
Whether you made a mistake or you are being falsely accused, you need to have quality representation to protect your rights and your freedom. Our law firm offers personal attention to you and your case. We are dedicated to finding the solution that is right for you, not just the one that is most expedient.
Contact criminal defense attorney Fargo ND, Bismarck, or Minot ND today 701-775-7837.