Jacksonville Theft Crime Attorney
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Florida is known for being harsh when it comes to prosecution, and theft crimes are no exception. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, you are undoubtedly facing harsh consequences if found guilty. If you have been accused of any theft offense, we encourage you to contact us right away to meet with a qualified Jacksonville theft crime attorney!
At the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., we have more than 90 years of combined experience to offer you. Further solidifying our abilities, we have been recognized with the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest possible rating awarded to an attorney for ethical conduct and legal ability.
Theft Offenses in Florida
Under Section 812.014, there are numerous classifications of theft. How you are prosecuted under Florida's theft statutes depends upon the value of the property stolen.
Grand Theft of the Third Degree – A felony of the third degree is punishable by up to 5 years in prison, and a fine not to exceed $5,000. It is grand theft of the third degree, and a felony of the third degree, if the property stolen is:
- Valued at $300 or more, but less than $5,000.
- Valued at $5,000 or more, but less than $10,000.
- Valued at $10,000 or more, but less than $20,000.
- A firearm.
- A will or codicil.
- A motor vehicle.
Petit Theft of the First Degree – A misdemeanor of the first degree is punishable by up to 1 year in jail, and a fine not to exceed $1,000. A person commits petit theft of the first degree, a misdemeanor of the first degree if the property stolen is:
- Valued at $100 or more, but less than $300.
Common Theft Crimes We Defend
- Identity Theft
- Credit Card Theft
- Vehicle Theft
State & Federal Criminal Defense
We practice in the state, federal and appellate courts; therefore, we are equipped to defend you no matter what level of theft-related charges you are facing.
Contact our Jacksonville criminal defense lawyers today, or fill out our online form to receive a free one-hour consultation. We will relentlessly fight for your rights under the U.S. and Florida Constitutions!
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