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Theft & Fraud

San Fernando Valley Theft And Fraud Crimes Attorney

Eisner & Gorin, LLP, is a top-rated criminal defense firm. Our criminal defense lawyers have been helping clients throughout all San Fernando Valley courtrooms to obtain superior results for over 50 years. Our firm specializes in the defense of Theft Crimes! When we work with our clients, we do everything possible to make sure that they receive aggressive representation in and out of court. That is why we have been rated a Top 5% U.S. Pre-Eminent Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell, a national Lawyer Review Service, annually since 2003.

We specialize in aggressively defending cases in the following courthouses: Van NuysSan Fernando, Santa Clarita, BurbankGlendalePasadenaSylmar Juvenile and Los Angeles Courtrooms.

Criminal acts that involve the unlawful taking of property that belongs to another individual without the individual's consent and with the intent to permanently deprive the individual of such property are labeled Theft Crimes. There are two classifications of theft crimes in California – grand theft and petty theft. Petty theft is taking property valued less than $400 and grand theft is taking property valued greater than $400. Grand theft crimes are often felonies and can carry a jail sentence of over a year if convicted. The penalties of any theft charge, especially a felony theft charge, can be severe. Some of the most commonly committed theft crimes include: shoplifting, larcenyjoyriding, grand theft, grand theft auto, embezzlement, credit card fraud, check fraud, perjury, burglary, identity theft, and forgery.

Fraud charges involve allegations of defrauding, lying to, or misleading a private person, corporation, or a government agency such as the State of California or the United States Treasury. Our fraud defense lawyers have successfully represented clients for Fraud charges in state and federal court for a wide-range of offenses including alleged filing fraudulent claims for insurance relating to Medi-Cal, Medi-Care, Auto Insurance, Welfare, Unemployment, and Worker's Compensation.

The consequences of a Theft or Fraud Crime conviction can be life-changing. Thus, it is important that if you or your loved one is accused of a theft crime that you retain the legal services of an experienced San Fernando Valley criminal defense attorney who knows how to successfully fight theft crime charges. A person who is convicted of a theft crime may be punished with:

  • imprisonment
  • large fines
  • restitution
  • community service
  • probation
  • parole

The charges and legal penalties will depend upon the type of theft crime that was committed, the value of the property stolen, and the circumstances surrounding the theft. In many cases, if the defendant is a repeat offender, he or she will be subject to enhanced criminal charges and sentencing. Even more importantly, if you or your loved one is facing such charges on a strike offense, it is crucial that you obtain legal counsel. We can help you to aggressively fight your case and avoid the consequences of a strike offense on your record! Let us negotiate with the police and prosecutors on your behalf, before charges are even brought to court. We promise an aggressive courtroom defense whether the case is pending a preliminary hearing or a jury trial.

For our client's convenience, our main office is located across the street from the Van Nuys Courthouse and Jail.

If you have been charged with a serious criminal offense, call the criminal defense attorneys at Kestenbaum, Eisner & Gorin, LLP, at 877-781-1570. Our knowledgeable legal team can evaluate your case issues and advise you of your legal options before you go to court.

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