Minnesota Theft Crimes Lawyer
In Minnesota, theft laws are very strict and the impact a felony theft conviction can have on an individual can be devastating. It is vital to hire an experienced felony theft defense lawyer in Minneapolis, MN who knows the legal process and can guide you to a favorable outcome.
Judith A. Samson defends and protects the rights of those accused of theft crimes throughout the Twin Cities area.
With more than 10 years of theft crimes defense experience, Judith aggressively defends clients accused of charges such as burglary and theft. She understands that realistic expectations must be sought and fighting for a client’s freedom are at the forefront of her approach.
Minneapolis Theft Crimes Defense
Minnesota theft statutes define these types of theft crimes. In the Twin Cities, a person may be accused of a variety of theft crimes including (but not limited to):
- Burglary from a residential or commercial property
- ATM card theft (or credit card fraud)
- Stolen checks
- Credit card theft
- Car theft
- Mail theft
- Issuance of dishonored checks
- Identity theft
- Looting / mugging
- Receiving stolen property
- Theft By Deception (fraud)
Minnesota Theft Crime Laws
Regardless of the theft committed, theft charges in Minnesota are based on the dollar amount that was involved in the theft:
- > $250: Misdemeanor
- $250 - $500: Gross Misdemeanor
- $500 >: Felony
Persons arrested for theft face such charges that include jail time and fines. The accused could also lose their right to vote or own a gun. Since theft is a sign of dishonesty, if convicted, the person may have difficulty finding a job, a place to live, or getting a loan. As an experienced theft defense lawyer in Minneapolis, MN, Judith A. Samson challenges the evidence to work and negotiate a favorable outcome for her clients. Reduction/elimination of the charges or a resolution of the matter to not reflect the charge on a criminal record are the goal of a lawyer.
Contact Judith A. Samson today by calling (612) 333-8001. Our law office is available for a free initial consultation to discuss your case and your options 24 hours / 7 days a week. We’re available to come meet with you onsite if necessary.
The Minnesota theft lawyers with Judith A. Samson, represent clients throughout Minnesota, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and surrounding areas in Anoka County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Dakota County, Sherburne County, Wright County and Washington County.