A conviction for a theft crime will have a lasting impact on your life. Even after the fines are paid and the jail time is served, you will have a mark on your criminal record that makes it extremely difficult to get a job. Employers, particularly retail employers, simply do not want to hire people with a theft crime on their record. Thankfully, with the help of a dedicated lawyer, you can fight theft charges and possibly avoid a criminal record.
At the Law Office of George B. Ready, in DeSoto County, we take an aggressive stance in theft crime cases. We know how to handle these cases properly because our firm’s founder, attorney George B. Ready, served for 10 years as a circuit court judge and five years as a city court judge, presiding over many theft cases. With our knowledge on your side, you can be confident that your case will be handled properly and that every opportunity will be taken to obtain a positive outcome.
Contesting Shoplifting And Other Theft Charges
We defend against charges of shoplifting, also known as retail theft. People charged with this crime often choose not to retain a lawyer, thinking that the evidence against them is too strong to fight. We encourage you to review your case with us. The evidence may not be as strong as it seems. There may be opportunities to fight the shoplifting charges.
Was the alleged theft caught on videotape? Does the videotape clearly show that you were the person who shoplifted? Were there witnesses? We take the time to ask these important questions. As we do so, we frequently find flaws in the case. Even if the evidence against you is strong, there may be options available to reduce the charges or the penalties. Our experience means that we know how to pursue the best possible outcome in your case.
In addition to handling shoplifting charges, we also represent employees accused of stealing from their work. We defend against all theft charges.
White Collar Theft Crimes
Many white collar crimes are actually theft crimes. Embezzlement involves theft from an employer, often by employing sophisticated technological means to shift money to various accounts. We defend against employee theft charges of all kinds.
We also defend against charges involving theft by fraud. Have you been accused of stealing someone’s credit card and using it to purchase items? Have you been accused of writing bad checks? Regardless of the type of fraud you allegedly committed, you can expect us to provide strong criminal defense representation. We will protect your rights and your record.
Charged With Theft? Talk To Us For Free.
Contact us today at our office in Hernando, Mississippi, to schedule a free initial consultation about defending against any theft crime, including shoplifting, auto theft, robbery, fraud and white collar theft crimes. Call 662-298-7069 or 888-341-1185.