St. Louis Theft Crime Attorney

Defending Clients in all Types of Theft Crimes in St. Louis and Surrounding Areas

Theft crimes run the gamut from a shoplifting misdemeanor to a felony charge involving armed robbery. Depending on the facts of your case, you may be facing a state or federal prosecutor in connection with theft charges. Either way, you will want a strong legal defense and the support and guidance of a skilled attorney. St. Louis criminal defense attorney Kevin Whiteley of the Whiteley Law Firm has the outstanding qualifications and abilities to supply that level of legal representation. Because he focuses his practice on criminal defense and has a strong background in law enforcement as well as hundreds of criminal cases under his belt, he is a top choice in your search for committed legal assistance. He can represent you at both the state and federal level and will be by your side throughout every phase of the legal process, providing the personal service that sets him apart.

Theft Crime Cases in the St. Louis Area

Theft crimes include shoplifting, grand theft, burglary, robbery, auto theft, embezzlement, forgery, writing bad checks, identity theft, fraud involving credit card or debit card use, dealing in stolen property, and more. Misdemeanor theft involves stealing goods or services that are valued at less than $500. Stealing goods or services valued at more than $500 will result in a felony charge. Stealing goods or services valued above $25,000 is a more serious felony. Charges can be enhanced when prior convictions have occurred.

Because stealing involves dishonesty, if you are convicted of a theft charge you may have a difficult time finding future employment or housing. A routine background check can alert future employers, landlords, licensing agencies, and others of a theft crime conviction which can adversely affect your prospects. That is why it is so important to ensure that you have an attorney such as Kevin Whiteley who will work to pursue all available defense measures and options on your behalf.

Contact the St. Louis theft crime lawyerat the firm if you are facing any state or federal charges involving theft today.