Panama City Theft Defense Attorney

Defending Clients against All Types of Theft Charges

Being convicted of a theft crime can not only result in criminal penalties, that is why it is important to seek the help of a competent legal professional. If you have been arrested for any kind of theft crime, you need an experienced Panama City theft attorney to help you seek a favorable resolution. Count on William Dyer Attorney at Law for high-quality representation.

Discuss your case in a free consultation with Will today.

Theft Charges in Florida

A theft crime conviction carries a stigma that labels you as someone who is dishonest and cannot be trusted. This stigma may precede you in every interview or conversation you have with a prospective employer, landlord, or educational institution.

You may face charges such as:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Probation
  • Negative effects on current career, future jobs, educational opportunities, and ability to rent a home

Contact me online or call to see how I can help you with your case.

Theft Crimes in Florida

Under Florida law, theft is generally defined as knowingly taking or using someone else’s property without their permission. It includes the intent to deprive the property owner of his or her right to possess or use the property. It can also involve passing this property onto someone else for their use.

Examples of theft crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Auto theft
  • Larceny
  • Burglary
  • Identity theft

Theft crimes can be classified as either misdemeanors or felonies. The exact crime you are charged with will generally depend on the value of the property involved.

Florida Theft Laws

Theft crimes categorized as follows:

  • First-degree petty theft (property valued at $100 - $299)
  • Second-degree petty theft (property valued below $100)
  • First-degree grand theft (property valued at $100,000 or above)
  • Second degree grand theft (property valued at $20,000 - $99,999)
  • Third-degree grand theft (property valued at $300 - $19,999)

Contact William Dyer Attorney at Law

When faced with theft charges, you should confer with a trusted Panama City theft attorney before making any statement to the authorities. After reviewing the charges, I can advise you on the best way to proceed as you go forward. Having an experienced attorney by your side is vital to ensure that your rights are protected and that all legal options are explored. I want to see that your case is handled appropriately.

Call me at (850) 403-4711 today to discuss your theft crime case during a free consultation.

Expert Approach. Individual Attention.

  • Experience

    With 17 years of legal experience, you are in good hands with Will Dyer.

  • Communication

    Effective communication is the single most important factor in a successful defense.

  • Availability

    Always have direct access to Will, even between appointments.

  • Education

    Great legal support along with a full explanation of the process and the steps taken in your case.