Theft is a property offence. It falls into two categories: Theft Under $5000 and Theft Over $5000. If convicted for Theft Under $5000, one can be sentenced up to two years in prison. For Theft Over $5000, the potential sentence is up to ten years in prison. Baratz Law has extensive experience dealing with all levels of theft, from shoplifting to white-collar crime. Professionals and business owners charged with theft risk incarceration and the loss of their professional licenses. These charges can also have devastating consequences on one’s life, such as the loss of employment, business and income. No matter your occupation or whether this is a first-time or a repeat offence, Mr. Baratz can assist you with your matter. Call Avi Baratz today to schedule your free and confidential consultation.
Did you know that many first-time offenders of shoplifting will be offered a diversion to resolve their case? While the Criminal charge is usually stayed or completely withdrawn in these diverted cases, there could still be a record of the incident with the local police station. Contact Baratz Law defence attorney to schedule a free consultation to discuss your matter. Mr. Baratz has over 18 years of experience representing the Accused charged with Theft or Shoplifting.