Category Archives: theft
Retail Theft in Florida
You are facing retail theft (shoplifting) charges in Florida and you are wondering two primary questions: (1) will the other side be able to prove their case? and (2) what penalties could I face if convicted? If you are charged with shoplifting in Florida, it is a good idea to hire a local retail… Read More »
Eight Potential Defenses to Grand Theft Charges in Florida
If you are charged with grand theft in a Florida court, your first instinct may be to ask: “What are my possible defenses?” This post will explore eight potential defenses you may want to consider and discuss with an attorney when facing a grand theft charge. Lack of Intent/Good Faith Belief: For the state… Read More »
Does “Petit Theft” Mean “Petit” Consequences Under Florida Law?
When people hear the phrase “petit theft”, they may mistakenly believe this means they will only face minimal consequences if they are found guilty of the crime. It is important to understand the potential penalties a person may face if they are charged with petit theft. What is Petit Theft? Under Florida law (specifically… Read More »