Embezzlement Lawyer in East Brunswick and Freehold, NJ

What Constitutes Embezzlement?

There are a variety of ways that you can be charged with embezzlement. According to New Jersey's general theft statute (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-3-11), embezzlement involves the fraudulent taking of another's money and or property, while that money or property had been entrusted to the defendant by the owner.

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 consultation to discuss your case.

What Are the Penalties for Embezzlement in New Jersey?

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:

  • Heavy fines
  • Time behind bars
  • Loss of job opportunities
  • Restitution

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.

Call (866) 760-6430 for Counsel Rooted in 19 Years' Experience

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 19 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

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