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 Crimes

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
  • Burglary
  • Carjacking
  • Embezzlement
  • Felony theft
  • Purse snatching
  • Robbery
  • Shoplifting
  • 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.

Recent Results

  • $993,000 18-Wheeler Crash

    In the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the defendants offered their full policy limits of $1,000,000 minus what was previously paid.

  • $415,000 No Insurance = No Problem

    A New Orleans personal injury Plaintiff who was rear-ended by a company truck was able to settle his case just weeks after an unsuccessful mediation

  • $400,000 Company Truck Crash

    Plaintiff who treated for a fractured ankle and aggravation injuries to both the neck and back was able to secure a settlement in a very conservative jurisdiction.

  • $390,000 Prior Injuries = No Problem

    Plaintiff who treated for back and neck injuries as a result of an 18 wheeler crash was able to secure a settlement.

  • $350,000 Low Impact 18 Wheeler Crash

    A plaintiff was injured by an 18 wheeler suffering both back and neck issues as a result

  • $269,000 He finally called Burrell

    After a year of going back and forth with the insurance who refused to do the right thing, they eventually paid over $19,000 more than their policy limits to settle the case prior to trial

  • $135,000 Only 10k offered to her previous lawyer

    Plaintiff retained another local advertising firm and was offered $7,950 to settle. She dropped the other law firm and retained our firm and we settled.

  • $115,000 No treatment for the first six weeks

    After being rear-ended by a company transport vehicle was able to settle his claim. Plaintiff didn’t seek treatment for six (6) weeks post-accident.

  • $110,000 Five Months Later

    Plaintiff was able to settle after only five (5) months.

  • $90,000 No treatment for the first seven weeks

    Plaintiff who suffered a knee injury after an 18 wheeler accident was recommended to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery.