Cincinnati Theft Crimes Lawyer
Ohio Theft & Larceny Laws
Theft crimes (also known as “larceny” in some jurisdictions) in Ohio cover a broad range of offenses, from petty theft to grand theft. The term can also be used to describe related offenses, such as burglary and robbery.
If you or your loved one has been arrested for or charged with theft, you should know that this is a serious accusation, one that comes with harsh penalties that may affect numerous different areas of your life. It’s crucial that you speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer right away to ensure your rights are protected.
Call the Cincinnati theft crime attorneys at L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC today for a free and confidential consultation: (937) 685-7006.
Types of Theft Crimes We Defend
As previously mentioned, the state of Ohio recognizes numerous offenses under the umbrella of “theft crimes.” Typically, the charges and associated penalties depend on the value of allegedly stolen goods/items, as well as other factors, such as whether or not force or a weapon was allegedly used to commit the crime.
At L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC, we defend clients accused of all types of theft crimes, including but not limited to:
- Shoplifting/petty theft
- Grand theft (property valued at $5,000 to $100,000)
- Aggravated theft (property valued at $100,000 and up)
- Theft involving the elderly and disabled
- Theft involving the use of a firearm/weapon
- Stolen motor vehicles
Depending on the value of the allegedly stolen property, you could be facing misdemeanor or felony charges, with penalties ranging from thousands to tens of thousands of dollars in fines, 6 to 12 months in jail or up to 11 years or more in prison, as well as additional fines/court fees and other consequences.
Representation for Your Theft Case in Ohio
If you have been arrested for a theft crime or if someone you care about is facing theft charges, you can’t afford to not speak to a Cincinnati theft crime lawyer right away. At L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC, we offer completely free and confidential consultations; there is no risk involved in discussing your case with our experienced legal team.