Theft charges encompass a number of criminal offenses which relate to the stealing of property, the forceful taking of property or deceptive practices. Even relatively minor offenses, such as misdemeanor retail theft, can have major consequences outside of the potential for jail time and fines. Employers, schools, and universities can learn about theft charges which can adversely affect your job or schooling. If you are charged with a theft crime, you need experienced Springfield Criminal Defense Lawyers who can objectively examine the evidence and discuss your factual and legal defenses.
Theft Charges can include the following crimes:
- Armed Robbery
- Bad Checks or Worthless Checks
- Money Laundering
- Residential Burglary
- Retail Theft/Shoplifting
- Wire Fraud
If you are charged with a theft crime, hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer is the best way to insure a positive outcome and avoid harsh penalties. The authorities seek criminal convictions, large restitution amounts and long prison sentences when they prosecute theft cases. It takes aggressive defense strategies and effective advocacy to properly represent you in court.
Our lawyers have successfully defended Felony Retail Theft Charges, Misdemeanor Retail Theft Cases, Federal Wire Fraud Charges, Fraud Cases, Robbery Cases, Burglary Charges, and all other Theft Charges in Springfield, Illinois and throughout Central Illinois. No matter what theft crime you are facing, the criminal defense lawyers at the Noll Law Office have the experience and skills required to handle any case.
Often times, theft cases are prosecuted using eye witness testimony. Our defense attorneys challenge eye-witness testimony and aggressively defend clients since eye witness testimony can be unreliable. If you believe you have been misidentified or have an alibi defense, contact our Theft Crimes Defense Attorneys in Springfield, Illinois at (217) 414-8889 for a free initial consultation so you can understand your rights.
DNA Tests and Fingerprint Tests
Often times, prosecutors try to obtain DNA and Fingerprint evidence in theft crimes cases. The lawyers at the Noll Law Office are experienced with both DNA tests and Fingerprint Testing. Our criminal defense attorneys know how to analyze this evidence and use it to build a defense for our clients. Call our DNA and Fingerprint Criminal Defense Lawyers today to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your rights.
Search and Seizure: Did the police illegally search you, illegally search your vehicle, or illegally search your home?
Our criminal defense attorneys investigate all of the facts and law regarding your case. Our lawyers review all cases to determine whether the police searched you, searched your home or searched your vehicle in accordance with the law. In some cases, if the authorities did not follow the proper procedures, the court is required to dismiss the case. Do you believe that the authorities improperly searched your home, your vehicle, or your person? Contact one of our criminal defense attorneys for a free initial consultation to discuss the facts of your case.