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East Brunswick & Freehold Theft Crime Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving All of New Jersey

What to Expect if Arrested for a Theft Crime in New Jersey

Being accused of or investigated for a theft crime is a very serious matter which requires the immediate attention of a theft crime lawyer in East Brunswick such as myself.

You may be facing the following if charged with theft:

  • Jail time
  • Prison sentence
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Community service
  • Probate

If convicted, you will have a permanent criminal record which will negatively impact your future.

What Is Considered Theft in New New Jersey?

Theft crimes consist of:

  •  Robbery
  • Armed robbery
  • Burglary
  • Larceny
  • Auto theft
  • Receiving stolen goods
  • Home invasion
  • Petty theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft of services
  • Theft by extortion
  • And crimes against property

How Are Penalties for Theft Determined?

How you are charged and what penalties those charges will carry will depend on the type of theft involved, the value of funds, goods, or services stolen, whether you have any prior convictions, whether weapons were involved, and other specific facts of the case.

How the Law Offices of Ryan E. Gilbert, LLC Can Help

Depending on the unique circumstances of your case, I may be able to have the charges against you reduced or dismissed. When you hire me, I will work vigorously to help you achieve the most favorable outcome possible, given the specific facts of the case. As your criminal defense lawyer, I will begin working on your case immediately.

Representing Clients in Theft & Criminal Cases for 19 Years

If you or someone you know has been charged with a theft crime or is subject to an investigation by law enforcement for theft activity, it is critical that you have a legal professional at your side as soon as possible. 

My East Brunswick and Freehold criminal defense firm is dedicated to helping clients facing criminal charges, in fighting for your rights, and working to minimize the negative consequences you may be facing through the courts. With nearly two decades of legal experience, I can provide an aggressive and comprehensive legal defense.

Charged with theft in East Brunswick or Freehold? Contact the Law Offices of Ryan E. Gilbert, LLC for a consultation about your situation. 


Our Settlements & Verdicts

Our top priority is to devise customized legal strategies that are tailored to the unique legal needs of our clients, no matter how simple or complicated their situations, might be.

  • Client Acquitted Assault
  • Assault Charge Dismissed Assault and Cross-Complaint for False Police Report
  • Charges Dismissed Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order Dismissed Against Client following Trial
  • All Charges Were Dismissed DWI and Careless Driving
  • DWI Charge Dismissed DWI and Reckless Driving
  • DWI And Lane Change Dismissed DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure and Unsafe Lane Change
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