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Miami Theft Lawyer

Under Florida state law, a person commits an act of theft when “he or she knowingly obtains or uses or endeavors to obtain or to use, the property of another with intent to, either temporarily or permanently deprive the other person of a right to the property or a benefit from the property.” (Penal Code 812.014)

In other words, if you take something that’s not yours, you can be charged with a theft crime. There are a variety of theft crimes recognized by state law including:

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There are two categories of theft charges: petit theft and grand theft. Petit theft is a misdemeanor while grand theft is a felony offense. Any act of theft will be punished according to its degree (first, second, or third) which is determined by the value of that which was stolen.

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A theft conviction can turn a person’s life upside down. Those convicted of theft charge oftentimes find that it is difficult to find employment. In many theft cases, plea bargain deals can be negotiated to lessen the degree of charges or dropping them all together.

If you are facing a theft charge in the Miami area, contact the Miami criminal attorney today for an immediate consultation.