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Theft Crimes Lawyers in Winston-Salem

Representation for Misdemeanor & Felony Charges

A conviction for a theft crime can result in serious penalties and a lifelong criminal record. Grace, Tisdale & Clifton is a prominent criminal defense law firm representing clients throughout North Carolina. Our Winston-Salem theft crimes attorneys offer exceptional quality legal counsel to clients facing misdemeanor or felony charges.

Please contact us at (336) 515-6552 to discuss your charges with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Misdemeanor & Felony Larceny in North Carolina

Theft, or larceny, is taking property belonging to someone else without permission. North Carolina classifies most theft crimes as larceny, but the offenses may be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the specifics of the situation and value of the property.

Theft crimes in North Carolina include:

  • Misdemeanor Larceny – Property valued at less than $1,000
  • Felony Larceny – Property valued at more than $1,000 or theft meeting specific criteria, such as burglary, robbery of a person, or theft of a firearm or explosive
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Stolen Goods – Property valued at less than $1,000
  • Felony Possession of Stolen Goods – In possession of property valued at more than $1,000 or acquired through burglary, robbery or a person, or possession of a stolen firearm or explosive

In order to determine the specific charges, the value of the property must be calculated. When multiple items are stolen in a single theft incident, the value of all stolen items will be calculated together, which could still result in felony charges.

Avoid a Criminal Record

Although misdemeanor theft charges may not carry a severe penalty, it is still better to avoid conviction or have your charges reduced. A theft charge on your criminal record can limit your employment prospects and prevent you from obtaining or renewing a professional license. Our theft crimes lawyers in Winston-Salem use their extensive criminal defense experience to present a compelling defense on your behalf.

When you are charged with a theft crime, you need experienced legal counsel. Call (336) 515-6552 to set up an appointment for a free consultation.

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