Being charged with a criminal offense can affect your life for years in the future. Crimes involving theft of personal or public property can result in jail time and fines. Theft cases can become complicated and complex if you do not have an attorney to guide you through, ending with successful results. If you or a loved one have been charged with a crime, contact Nicole Alvarez P.A., Attorney at Law to discuss your case.
Theft can be considered a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the amount that is stolen. Burglary is always a felony. Misdemeanors can result in up to a year in jail, fines, and community service. Felonies can become years in jail, larger fines, and probation or rehabilitation. Either charge is considered severe and can be on your record for years. Having those on your record can cause you to lose your current job or not qualify for future jobs, as well as housing opportunities.
Attempting to represent yourself against these charges could end in feelings of frustration and disappointment if the results are not what you were expecting. Allowing a Florida criminal defense attorney to help you and your case gives you time to spend with your loved ones and focused on other important matters.
If you or a loved one have been charged with theft or burglary, you should contact your local Florida criminal defense attorney immediately. At Nicole Alvarez P.A., Attorney at Law, we understand how difficult these cases can be on you and your family. Having our Florida criminal defense attorney by your side can help you to understand the process you are going through and what your next best step is. Contact our office today to schedule a case consultation. We will help you to determine your available options and how you should proceed.