Charged for a Theft Crime?
Aggressive & Experienced Defense in Olathe
There are many different ways in which a person could permanently deprive
another individual of their rightful possession, or to use or benefit
the owner's property or services. Examples include:
Although petty theft and shoplifting of property worth less than $1,000
are class A misdemeanors, theft of anything valued at more than $1,000
is a felony and will be severely punished under the nondrug sentencing grid and
K.S.A. § 21-6611.
Penalties for Theft Crimes in Olathe
Kansas statute 21-5801 defines the different levels of theft. Theft of
property valued at:
Less than $1,000: Class A misdemeanor – Fine of up to $2,500; up to one year in jail
At least $1,000 but less than $25,000: Severity level 9, nonperson felony; fine of up to $100,000; up to 17 months in prison
At least $25,000 but less than $100,000: Severity level 7, nonperson felony; fine of up to $100,000; up to 34 months in prison
$100,000 or more: Severity level 5, nonperson felony; fine of up to $300,000; up to 136 months in prison
theft of a firearm is now deemed a felony instead of a misdemeanor regardless of the value
of the gun.
If you have been arrested for a theft crime, get aggressive representation
right away. Otherwise, you may end up in prison for a crime you did not
commit. Contact our firm to learn what we could do to defend you in such
Speak with an Olathe Theft Crime Attorney
criminal defense attorney can skillfully and vigorously fight against charges of a theft
crime for individuals throughout Johnson County. We have represented clients
in successful trial cases and are not afraid to litigate on your behalf.
In fact, criminal defense attorney Jerry Wallentine's first jury trial
was over a felony theft charge. He won it and his client was found not guilty.
Call today for a
free case evaluation. We would love to review your case and discuss your legal options with you.