Theft Defense Attorney in New Orleans
Offering Criminal Defense in Ruston & New Orleans
Have you been accused of theft in Louisiana? An aggressive and effective lawyer familiar with state law is ready to help you at The Burrell Firm, LLC. With offices in New Orleans and Ruston, our theft defense attorneys are available to work directly with clients across the state. We are a small firm but the allows us to devote more time and attention to each case. If you work with us, we promise to do whatever it takes with the goal of having your criminal charges reduced or dropped altogether.
Want to know more about how we can help during this troubling time? Call us today at (504) 420-7575.
Theft is the misappropriation or taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of the owner or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations. An intent to deprive the other permanently of whatever may be the subject of the misappropriation or taking is essential.
We can defend a broad spectrum of theft crimes throughout Louisiana, including:
- Armed robbery
- Bad checks
- Felony theft
- Purse snatching
- White collar crimes
Penalties for Theft in Louisiana
Penalties for theft in Louisiana are based on the value of what was stolen:
- More than $25,000: Imprisonment with hard labor for up to 20 years, a fine of up to $50,000, or both.
- Between $5,000 to $24,999: Imprisonment with or without hard labor up to 10 years, a fine of up to $10,000, or both.
- Between $1,000 to $4,999: Imprisonment with or without hard labor up to five years, a fine of up to $3,000, or both.
- Less than $1,000: Not more than six months in jail, a fined of not more than $1,000, or both.
Contact The Burrell Firm Now
If you need help in New Orleans, Monroe, Lincoln Parish, Union Parish or Jefferson Parish in reference to a theft charge, we are your guys. Don’t wait—the sooner we can begin working on your case the better your chance of success. We offer free consultations so there is no reason for you not to pick up the phone.
Call The Burrell Firm LLC today at (504) 420-7575 or contact us online.
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