If you face a theft crime charge in Indiana, either misdemeanor or felony, working with Indiana criminal defense attorney Ryan E. Lackey can be crucial to securing a positive outcome of your case. As a strong litigator, he successfully represents you in negotiations and vigorously defends you in court, fighting for your rights and exploring all of your options before reaching a resolution.
Theft is a broad term with varying definitions, from the deceitful taking of property to armed robbery. When value of the stolen property is low, you will receive a misdemeanor charge of petty theft. If the stolen property has a high value, you generally will be charged with grand theft, a felony.
Indiana law defines various criminal acts as theft, including:
An experienced attorney like Ryan E. Lackey helps you understand your rights and the meaning of your charges. He takes your case to trial if necessary, or negotiates a plea agreement that could result in felony reduction.
Depending on the specific details of a charge, the potential penalties you may face can range from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class C felony. Generally, Indiana code recognizes these basic theft charges and potential penalties:
We provide aggressive representation and take decisive action to fight your theft charges. Our attorney can take your case to trial or negotiate a plea agreement to have the charges reduced or dropped.
The Law Offices of Ryan E. Lackey helps to build a solid defense and protect your rights when fighting your theft crime charges. For a free consultation and cost-effective representation, please contact the firm online or call us at 260-222-7364.