Scottsdale Theft Crime Attorney

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At the Law Offices of Stephen L. Duncan, P.L.C., we personalize every case we take by making it our own. Our founder has been practicing criminal law since 1992. We have helped hundreds of Arizona residents defend themselves against accusations of theft, assault, and more.

Why Choose Our Theft Crime Attorney?

  • 20+ years of courtroom-tested experience
  • Former prosecutor in Maricopa County
  • Personalized defense tailored to your unique needs
  • One-on-one service—you’re never a case number

Under Arizona law, theft can manifest itself in any number of ways and is certainly not limited to physical property. Fraud and the uncompensated use of for-pay services are both examples of more nuanced forms of theft. Even the failure to make a reasonable attempt to restore lost property to its owner can be a criminal offense. No matter what your charges involve, speak with a lawyer immediately and strategize an effective theft defense.

Call (602) 832-7404 or schedule your free initial consultation today to discuss your possible defense.

Penalties for Theft Convictions in Arizona

Depending on the circumstances, theft convictions can include both criminal and civil penalties. For example, Class 2 felony theft carries a maximum prison sentence of up to 12.5 years and fines of up to $150,000. In addition to criminal penalties, those convicted of shoplifting in Arizona must pay back to the merchant the value of the stolen property plus $250.

Theft classification in Arizona:

  • Class 1 misdemeanor:
    Theft of property / services valued at less than $1,000
  • Class 4, 5, & 6 felonies:
    Theft of property / services valued between $1,000 and $4,000
  • Class 3 felony:
    Theft of property / services valued between $4,000 and $25,000
  • Class 2 felony:
    Theft of property / services valued at more than $25,000

Arizona Felony Theft

Beyond fines, probation, and jail time, having a felony theft conviction can lead to all sorts of additional problems down the road. It often prevents you from securing jobs, schooling, property, and more. You owe it to your future to do everything in your legal power to mount a thorough defense. This begins with finding a criminal defense attorney who will give you the focus and attention you deserve.

To schedule a free consultation with us, call our Scottsdale offices today at (602) 832-7404.

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