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At Bleile & Dawson, we have a legal team that is made up of up highly talented Lexington criminal defense attorneys. These attorneys have five decades of combined experience in the practice of law! At our firm, we handle a wide range of criminal cases, including those that involve theft crimes. If you have been charged with a theft crime, we advise you to consult with a member of our legal team as soon as possible.

Once you hire us, we get straight to work on your case-we thoroughly investigate the criminal matter, analyze the evidence being used against you, gather our evidence and craft a strategic plan for your defense. When you work with our firm, you get the benefit of having multiple lawyers involved in your case, rather than just one. Our award-winning team even includes an attorney who was selected to the list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠, a rare honor that goes to the top 2.5% of attorneys under 50.

Call (859) 951-3112, and we can provide you with a free case evaluation, offering initial legal guidance concerning your criminal matter.

What is Considered Theft?

Kentucky law outlines two types of theft: criminal and civil theft. Criminal theft can be defined as the taking or transporting someone else’s property with their prior consent. The state prosecutes criminal theft crimes. These involve jail time, penalties and fines while civil theft crimes are tried in civil court and do not typically involve prison sentences.

What are some Types of Theft Crimes?

There are many types of larceny or theft crimes, each involving certain circumstances. Some of these crimes include:

  • Petty Theft
  • Theft
  • Grand Theft
  • Robbery
  • Embezzlement
  • Burglary
  • Theft of Services
  • Identity Theft
  • Theft by Conversion
  • Receipt of Stolen Property
  • Intellectual Property Theft

Depending on the nature of your accusation, you could face serious consequences if you are convicted o of a theft crime, which is why hiring a skilled Lexington criminal defense attorney is so important.

Penalties for Theft Crime

Many theft penalties are calculated by the value of the property stolen and the circumstances surrounding the theft. Like many criminal offenses, there are certain aggravating factors that can stack further penalties against you. Below is a basic outline of the penalties you could face organized by the value of property stolen.

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