Theft Crime Lawyer in Napa
Fighting Relentlessly to Defend Our Clients' Future
At the Law Office of Douglas Pharr, we offer experienced and effective legal defense to clients facing charges of theft. These crimes range from misdemeanors to serious felonies and are always accompanied by long-term consequences. As a Napa criminal defense attorney, Doug Pharr has more than 20 years of experience defending clients a wide range of charges, both minor and serious.
Types of theft charges we can help you fight include:
- Petty theft: The theft of property valued below $950
Grand theft: The theft of property valued at or above $950
Shoplifting: Entering a commercial business during operating hours with the intent to commit petty theft
Burglary: Entering a building or property with the intent to commit theft. If the building entered is a private home, the charge may be “residential theft” Robbery: The use of violence, force, or threat to steal someone else’s property
Embezzlement: The misappropriation or theft of property entrusted to an individual by the rightful owner
Carjacking: Robbery of a vehicle
Depending on the value of the items allegedly stolen, the defendant’s criminal history, and the use of force or threat, a theft crime can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony.
Defense Against a Theft Charge with the Law Office of Douglas Pharr
In addition to legal penalties that come with court sentences, conviction of a theft crime may bring about even more social consequences. Theft crimes are considered by the state of California as a “crime of moral turpitude”, which means the state views theft as an action of dishonest, fraud, and generally antisocial behavior.
Conviction of a crime of moral turpitude, such as a theft crime, can impact an individual’s chances to succeed regarding:
- Immigration status
Future legal proceedings
Don’t let one mistake follow you around for the rest of your life. Let the Law Office of Douglas Pharr provide you with the legal defense you deserve and fight against your theft charge.
Contact our Napa criminal defense attorney today at (707) 674-5868 to get started on your case with a free case evaluation.