Theft & Fraud
Theft and fraud offenses are serious, and may leave those accused facing harsh criminal penalties if convicted. In addition, individuals often find that being found guilty of a crime impacts their reputations, careers, and other areas of their lives in ways they never considered. When you have been arrested or are under investigation for shoplifting, identity theft, forgery, home invasion, or other related crimes, it is vital to consult with a skilled and aggressive Orlando theft and fraud charges attorney. At Adams & Luka, we are dedicated to providing you with the outstanding legal support and guidance essential to obtaining the best possible result in your case.
With more than 30 years of combined experience, we are capable, committed, and believe in a personal approach to every client's needs. We know that those who have never been charged with a theft or fraud crime are uncertain of what to expect, and often frightened regarding the future. You probably have many questions about the criminal justice system in central Florida, and what all is involved. There are various legal options that may be available, depending on the details of your case. Ultimately, our goal is to have charges dismissed, or to reach a not guilty verdict should your case go to trial.
Some of our areas of focus regarding theft and fraud charges include:
- Grand Theft
- Petit Theft
- Identity Theft
- Fraudulent use of a Credit Card
- Worthless Check
- Uttering a Forged Instrument
- Dealing in Stolen Property
- Home Invasion
Shoplifting, identity theft, embezzlement, fraud, larceny - there are many crimes that fall within the categories of theft and fraud. Some may be charged as a misdemeanor, while others may be charged as felonies. Generally speaking, a felony conviction will result in penalties that are more harsh than those typically handed down for a misdemeanor. Some of the consequences you may face if convicted depending on the offense and your criminal history include:
- Substantial fines or court fees/costs
- Jail/prison time
- Probation and community service
- Loss of professional license
- Driver's license suspension
- Loss of a college scholarship
- Termination of employment/difficulty finding future employment
We know the serious consequences you face, and possess the skill, experience, and understanding of how prosecutors and police work necessary to reach positive results. When your freedom and future are potentially at risk, it is urgent that you speak with a highly qualified Orlando criminal defense lawyer.Contact Adams & Luka Today
Shoplifting may seem like a minor crime, while stealing someone's identity is far more serious. Regardless of how minor or serious your situation seems, it is important to seek legal guidance right away, as there may be alternative options such as a diversion or intervention program that can reduce the damaging and negative consequences. We offer a free consultation, so call us now at (407)872-0307 or (352)787-2101.