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Representation for Your Theft Charges in Minnesota

If you or someone you know is arrested for a theft offense, it is imperative that you seek legal counsel from an experienced theft attorney in Minnesota. As with all serious crimes, a conviction for theft is associated with lengthy jail sentences, expensive fines, and a permanent mark on your criminal record that can cause irreparable damage to your reputation and future. At Brockton D. Hunter, P.A., we are dedicated to helping you either get your entire case dismissed or your charged reduced.

Minnesota Theft Law & Penalties

Theft is an act of taking property or services from another person intentionally, and with the intent to deprive the owner of them permanently without their consent. Some examples of crimes that fall under the “theft crime” umbrella include shoplifting, petty larceny, grand theft, burglary, robbery, and car theft. The penalties for a theft crime varies depending on the specific amount of money or monetary value involved in the charge.

The following is a general summary of the most common types of theft crime convictions:

  • Misdemeanor – Money or goods between $1 and $500
    • Maximum jail sentence of 90 days
    • Fines of up to $1,000
  • Gross misdemeanor – Money or goods between $501 and $1,000
    • Maximum jail sentence of one year
    • Fines of up to $3,000
  • Felony – Money or goods over $1,000
    • Prison sentence of one year or more, but the higher the dollar value, the higher severity of penalties

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We can investigate your arrest, examine all of the available evidence, and determine all of your legal options in order to obtain the best results possible. Minneapolis criminal defense firm is led by an attorney who has a perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating due to experience, service, and results, and who has for six years straight been included in Minnesota’s Super Lawyers®. Do not risk going to trial without our experienced legal help.

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