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Theft Crimes Lawyers Columbia

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Missouri theft crimes may be charged as both misdemeanors and felonies, depending on the value of the goods or services stolen. A conviction of any type of theft-related offense can land you in jail, facing heavy fines, possible restitution to victims, and facing the future with a permanent criminal record. It is important to have the right attorney on your side, fighting your theft charge. At Murray Law Firm, we are keenly aware of the importance of our criminal defense strategies for clients accused of theft crimes. We have the experience and insight that can make a difference in how your case unfolds and its ultimate resolution. Drawing on decades of courtroom practice and a passion to protect your legal rights, we will work hard to minimize the consequences of your arrest.

One of our Columbia theft crime attorneys can review your case in a free consultation. Contact us at (573) 227-6040 or online today.

What are Theft Crimes in Missouri?

Examples of these crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Forgery
  • Writing bad checks
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Counterfeiting
  • Identity theft
  • Bribery
  • Deceptive trade practices
  • Deceptive or fraudulent advertising
  • Fraudulent use of a credit or debit device

When the theft of items or services ranges from $500 to $25,000, it is charged as a Class C felony. When the goods or services exceed $25,000 in value, the offense is charged as a Class B felony. Offenses of goods or services valued less than $500 are charged as misdemeanors.

The penalties for Class C felonies are prison time of up to seven years and fines of up to $5,000. Class B felonies carry a prison term of 5 to 15 years. Misdemeanors are punishable by up to a year in jail and fines of up to $1,000.

Murray Law Firm Stands Up for Your Legal Rights

Our firm has a proud history of standing up for all of the legal rights to which you are entitled under the law. As your Columbia theft crime attorneys, we take our responsibility seriously and will do everything to ensure that your side of the story is presented in a strong and convincing manner. Working diligently on a client's defense and presenting your case in the best possible light is what we do from start to finish.

Call us today at (573) 227-6040.

Why Choose Murray Law Firm

  • Compassion

    We help our clients take the necessary steps to get their lives back on track. We care about you and your future.

  • Experience

    Our team brings over 40 years of experience in the courtroom. We've successfully handled thousands of cases.

  • Local

    Our lead attorney received both degrees from Mizzou and has spent his career committed to fighting for his neighbors.

  • Affordable

    All initial consultations are free. We also offer affordable legal fees and flexible payment plans.

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