There are a variety of ways that you can be charged with embezzlement in East Brunswick, NJ. It is a criminal act that is included in New Jersey's general theft statute (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-3-11). It is the fraudulent conversion of another individual's personal property. What is unique about this offense is that the owner of the property gave the defendant temporary custody of the money or asset.
If you are convicted of this offense, you could be facing penalties of jail time, heavy fines and a permanent criminal record. It is important to speak with an East Brunswick criminal defense attorney at my firm if you have been arrested for embezzlement or another related theft offense.
Call (866) 760-6430 today to schedule a consutlation to discuss your case.
Those who are commonly charged with this offense are retail workers who work at a register and those in charge of bookkeeping. Embezzlement is a violation of trust that has been given by the owner of the property. If you are charged with embezzlement, your life can change forever.
These charges can lead to:
The penalties directly reflect the value of the property you are charged with stealing. There are also hidden penalties associated with embezzlement, including the and your livelihood. It is important to secure the legal assistance of an East Brunswick embezzlement attorney from my firm at once.
Embezzlement in New Jersey is considered as basic theft instead of its own crime. The laws surrounding this offense are complex and intricate, which is why my firm can assist you through this entire process. By taking on your case, my goal will be to pursue a reduction or dismissal of your charges.
With more than 15 years of experience, I offer professional legal defense at every stage of embezzlement cases. It is essential, however, to retain my legal services early on in the charges to build a strong defense. My firm is available to represent clients throughout East Brunswick and all of New Jersey, including Middlesex County.
My firm is located in East Brunswick and Freehold. Contact the Law Offices of Ryan E. Gilbert, LLC at your earliest convenience: (866) 760-6430.