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New Jersey Theft Crime Lawyer

Defense for Robbery, Burglary, Shoplifting & Other Theft Charges

You will need legal representation from a knowledgeable attorney if you have been charged with any type of theft crime. A Parsippany criminal defense attorney can provide you with dedicated legal representation in court or negotiation if you have been charged with a theft crime. Theft is the intentional or fraudulent procurement of another's property without consent.

This broad definition enables many crimes to fit underneath the umbrella of theft, including:

If you have been arrested for or charged with any of the above-mentioned theft crimes, it will be imperative that you seek immediate legal counsel. Contact The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, PC as soon as possible to learn more about your potential defense strategies, your rights, and your options at this time.

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Unlawful Possession of a Weapon in New Jersey

Charges involving firearms and other weapons are heavily punished in New Jersey. In 2008, the laws surrounding these crimes were amended, and a first offense, in a conviction, can lead to up to 10 years in a state correctional facility. How these cases are handled by your criminal defense attorney is extremely important, as whatever opportunities for your defense case exist, they must be identified as early as possible in the process. Our Morris County defense firm is well-versed in the recent laws regarding firearms and weapons, and what the possibilities are to avoid a conviction or pursue the option of a reduced charge. It could not be more important that you contact our firm immediately.

The Factors That Impact Sentencing

Punishments for theft crimes will vary based on the specific details of the case.

The answers to these questions often play a large role in what punishments are suggested by the prosecution attorney:

  • Was there a weapon involved?
  • Was anyone injured from the acts of the accused?
  • Where did the theft take place?
  • Who was the victim, and how old were they?
  • What was the value of the item stolen?

You do not want a theft charge on your permanent record as it can seriously hinder your ability to get quality jobs, hold certain professional licenses, or even attend certain colleges. You do not want to take this risk of hiring an inexperienced criminal lawyer. When accused of any serious criminal offense, I will move forward at once to gain any possible advantage, whether challenging evidence, fighting against efforts to move the case to adult court, or negotiating with the prosecution to reduce the charges.

Put an Experienced New Jersey Trial Lawyer on Your Side

I will review every detail of your case so a clear course of action can be established. The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C. has a solid reputation and many of our clients have seen their charges reduced or dropped because of my attention to detail and dedication to fighting on every front. Theft crimes are serious and require the best possible legal representation if you are hoping to avoid conviction. I can help you fight for your rights and freedom in court; contact my firm today.

Call (973) 889-0900 to get started on your initial consultation, free of charge.

Why Hire My New Jersey Defense Firm?

  • Your rights matter. I exclusively handle criminal defense cases to ensure satisfactory results.
  • Your future matters. I work personally and promptly to help reduce, acquit, or dismiss your charges.
  • Your satisfaction matters. I have earned the Avvo Client's Choice Award for the year of 2018.
  • Your freedom matters. I use 20 years of experience to make sure you do not feel the heavy hand of the law.