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    Theft Crimes in Florida

    To start with, a person commits theft by taking or using someone else’s property while having the requisite criminal intent. Thus, Florida Statute Section 812.014, defines theft as the following:

    • A person knowingly and unlawfully obtained or used, or endeavored to obtain or to use the property of another
    • They did so with intent to, either temporarily or permanently,
      • deprive that person of his/her right to the property or any benefit from it, or
      • appropriate the property of that person to their use or the use of any person not entitled to it

    Hence, if you have been charged with theft, contact the attorneys at RHINO Lawyers. Above all, our criminal defense team will leave no stone unturned in helping you. In fact, we will work to discover all the unique circumstances impacting your case. More importantly, our former state prosecutor will leverage his inside knowledge to help your case.

    Lastly, we fully understand your position and can guide you through a system that has been molded by judges and lawyers for centuries. Having won cases for our clients in similar circumstances, we know what it takes to fight on your behalf.

    CONTACT YOUR FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

    Let RHINO Lawyers’ former State Attorney and Prosecutor start helping YOU immediately by giving you free advice regarding the facts of your case.

    So, get YOUR Free Case Analysis now by texting us, chatting with us online, completing the form below, or by calling 844.246.1238.

    Penalties of Theft in Florida

    First, the penalties for theft offenses will depend on the value of the item or items stolen. In fact, here are some of the charges you could be facing under Florida law:

    Second-degree Petit Theft, also known “Petty Theft” (Less than $100)

    • Up to 60 days in jail
    • a fine not to exceed $500

    First-degree Petit Theft ($100 or more, but less than $300)

    • Up to 1 year in jail
    • a fine of or not more than $1,000

    Third-degree Grand Theft ($300 or more, but less than $20,000)

    • Up to 5 years in prison
    • a fine not to exceed $5,000

    Second-degree Grand Theft ($20,000 or more, but less than $100,000)

    • Up to 15 years in prison
    • a fine not to exceed $10,000

    First-degree Grand Theft ($100,000 or more)

    • Up to 30 years in prison
    • a fine not to exceed $10,000

    Furthermore, Florida has additional laws relating to specific items stolen. All in all, these include theft of cargo in commerce, use of a motor vehicle to assist in the offense, law enforcement property, and other specifically defined property.

    How We Will Help With Your Theft Related Charge

    In short, many people find themselves with theft-related charges. Incidentally, a conviction can affect your future. Let alone, preventing you from employment, obtaining housing, or even restricting your rights to own a firearm.

    Thus, don’t allow your record to be tarnished or your rights to be taken from you. In fact, at RHINO Lawyers we have many possible defenses to help you with your theft charges. More importantly, if you have been arrested for theft, we can help.

    CONTACT YOUR FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

    Let RHINO Lawyers’ former State Attorney and Prosecutor start helping YOU immediately by giving you free advice regarding the facts of your case.

    So, get YOUR Free Case Analysis now by texting us, chatting with us online, completing the form below, or by calling 844.246.1238.

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