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Grand Theft

San Fernando Valley Grand Theft Attorneys

Grand Theft: California Penal Code Section 487

Eisner & Gorin, LLP, is a top-rated and nationally recognized criminal defense firm. Our criminal defense lawyers have been helping clients throughout all San Fernando Valley courtrooms to obtain successful results for over 50 years.

Our defense firm specializes in the defense of all grand theft charges, as defined by the California Penal Code in Section 487. When we work with our clients accused of grand theft, we do everything possible to make sure that they receive aggressive representation in and out of court. That is why we have been annually selected as a Top 5% U.S. Pre-Eminent Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell, a nationally-recognized law firm review service.

Definition of Grand Theft

Grand Theft is commonly defined as feloniously stealing, taking, or carrying away the property of another which is of a value exceeding $400. An experienced attorney can help you fight the serious allegation of grand theft. It is always in your best interest to retain the services of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who can help you to establish a successful defense. A related, more specified offense is the crime of Grand Theft Auto, a violation of the same section of the Penal Code, section 487. This crime, as the name suggests, is committed when any individual commits the theft of any automobile. It is automatically a grand theft crime to steal an automobile just as it is with a firearm.

Grand Theft Punishment

Grand Theft can be prosecuted as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the value of the goods that were taken and the prior criminal record of the individual accused. A person that is convicted of grand theft charges may be punished with:

  • Imprisonment in county jail or state prison (not exceeding one year) and/or Fines

Any individual who has had a prior conviction or is currently on probation or parole may face enhanced criminal charges and/or sentencing. Furthermore, if the individual used a weapon in the commission of the crime the charges may be even more severe such as imprisonment up to 3 years in state prison. If you or your loved one is facing a grand theft conviction, it is important that you retain the services of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.

Aggressive Defense to Grand Theft Charges

At Eisner, & Gorin, LLP, we provide an aggressive and impassioned defense to Grand Theft charges. We specialize in aggressively defending Grand Theft cases in the following courthouses: Van NuysSan Fernando, Santa Clarita, BurbankGlendalePasadena and Sylmar Juvenile. If you have been charged with a serious criminal offense, call the criminal defense attorneys at 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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