Brooklyn Theft Crimes Lawyer

In most theft cases, the prosecution must prove that the defendant intended to take the item. Whether you have been charged with shoplifting or stealing from the company where you work, intent is a key element in the case. The key to fighting theft charges is to speak with an experienced Brooklyn theft crimes attorney as soon as possible.

Most theft crimes are charged as felonies, although some can be charged as misdemeanors. I am New York City theft charges attorney Wilson LaFaurie. Whether facing a felony or misdemeanor offense, I am dedicated to protecting your rights, freedom and future.

New York City Theft Charges Lawyer on Your Side

As a former assistant district attorney in Kings County and Brooklyn, I used to prosecute theft cases. Now, as your defense attorney, I commit to fully investigating your case, preparing for trial and relentlessly fighting the charges. I do not take any shortcuts when defending my clients against theft charges that include:

  • Breaking and entering: Breaking and entering is a serious charge, and those accused could face significant criminal penalties.
  • Embezzlement: If you have been accused of mishandling assets that were in your care, contact my law firm.
  • Fraud: Known as "theft by deception," fraud represents a wide range of unlawful practices.
  • Possession of stolen property: There are a number of effective defense strategies that can be used against possession of stolen property charges. Call my office to learn more.
  • Robbery, burglary and larceny: If you are facing robbery, burglary or larceny charges, it is important that you work with a skilled criminal defense attorney.
  • Shoplifting: A conviction for shoplifting can have long-term negative consequences, including a significantly increased difficulty in finding future employment.

Preparing An Effective Defense Against Theft Charges

There are a number of possible defenses to theft charges. If, for example, it cannot be proven that you willfully and intentionally took an object or money, you can avoid the serious penalties of a conviction. When you work with my law firm, I will meet with you one-on-one to discuss your case and determine which defense strategy will best suit your unique circumstances.

As a defense attorney and a former state prosecutor, I have handled a wide range of theft cases throughout my legal career. I understand the legal issues at hand, as well as the strategy and tactics employed by the other side. Let me put this experience to work for you.

As your legal representative, I will use all the resources at my disposal to prove your innocence. My approach to criminal defense is a tried and true strategy, a strategy you can count on during this critical time.

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