Colorado Springs Theft Crime Attorney
Damascus Road Law Group Can Fight Your Charges!
Unfortunately, Colorado has very broad laws when it comes to theft. According
to the state's criminal law statutes, theft is when someone "knowingly
obtains or exercises control over anything of value" that belongs
to another individual without obtaining permission.
Because of the intricacies of a theft charge, you need someone who understands
how to successfully defend your case and fight for the best possible outcome.
As a criminal defense lawyer in Colorado Springs, Attorney Berry forms
trusted relationships with his clients and listens to their concerns every
step of the way.
Don't face your charges on your own.
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How are theft crimes punished in Colorado?
Colorado classifies theft crimes based on the property stolen and whether
you have any prior offenses on your record. Depending on the classification
of your crime, you could be charged with either a misdemeanor or a felony.
The state includes the following categories for theft crimes:
Class 2 misdemeanor theft: Stolen property valued at less than $500; punishable by up to 12 months
in jail and a $1,000 fine
Class 1 misdemeanor theft: Stolen property valued at more than $500 and less than $1,000; punishable
by up to 18 months in jail and a $5,000 fine
Class 5 felony theft: Property stolen without force; punishable by up to 3 years in prison and
at least 2 years of parole
Class 4 felony theft: Stolen property valued at more than $1,000 and less than $20,000; punishable
by up to 6 years in prison and fines up to $500,000
Class 3 felony theft: Stolen property valued at $20,000 or more; punishable by up to 12 years
in prison and fines up to $750,000
Even the smallest theft offense can alter the course of your future. If
you fear that your record may be damaged with such a conviction, the Colorado
Springs theft crime attorney from the firm is prepared to act swiftly
in your best interest.
Call Damascus Road Law Group today at (719) 354-2052