Compassionate & Aggressive Representation to Protect Your Reputation
Property crimes generally include the damage or theft of property, such as with graffiti defacing the side of a building. At Stein, Lotzkar & Starr, P.S., we understand that being charged with a crime of this nature can be daunting. Our Bellevue property crime defense lawyers can protect you against the potential consequences of these offenses.
Consequences & Types of Property Crimes
You could be facing serious consequences, including time in jail or prison, large fines, and a permanent criminal record. The exact penalties depend on the nature of the offense and the amount of property which was allegedly stolen or damaged.
A few examples of common property crimes we defend include:
- Grand theft auto
Property Crimes in Washington
This type of crime is taken very seriously, especially those offenses which involve any type of damage. Prosecutors and law enforcement officials work together to reach convictions, trying to prove that you intended to cause damage or fear of violence. Our job is to gather sufficient evidence and build a strong defense strategy on your behalf to go up against the prosecution's case against you.
How Can Stein, Lotzkar & Starr, P.S. Help?
If you have been arrested or charged with a property crime, hiring a lawyer may seem like an unnecessary expense. However, legal defense is one area which you should not try to cut corners on to save money. Depending on the nature of the alleged crime, you could be facing felony or misdemeanor charges and serious consequences. This type of case should be represented by a skilled and experienced Bellevue criminal defense attorney.