Alabama Theft Of Property Defense Attorney
Simms & Associates handles all property crime offenses, such as receiving stolen property, burglary and theft of property. If you have been accused of such a crime, the consequences of conviction are very serious. Under current state law, it is impossible to seal or expunge an adult criminal record in Alabama. Once a conviction is on your record, it will remain there forever. Worse yet, a theft conviction may make it difficult or impossible for you to find a new job, or keep your present employment.
Providing Aggressive Criminal Defense
Being arrested does not necessarily mean you will be convicted, and attorney Derek B. Simms takes the time to build the strongest criminal defense possible against theft or other property crime charges. Attorney Simms has more than 20 years of experience in these areas and has devoted a large part of his practice to criminal defense and DUI defense.
The law firm of Simms & Associates returns calls 24 hours a day/seven days a week. When you call 205-453-9700, you will speak with a skilled property crimes attorney who can guide you through the criminal process. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.
Experienced Theft Of Property Defense Attorney
Under Alabama law, the value of the property taken controls whether a crime is a misdemeanor or a felony, as well as the possible range of sentence, according to the following schedule:
- Not exceeding $500, Class A misdemeanor, up to one year in jail
- $500 to $1,499.99, Class D felony, one year and one day to five years in prison
- $1,500 to $2,500, Class C felony, up to 10 years in prison
- $2,500.01 and up, Class B felony, two to 20 years in prison
Free Initial Consultation
Contact our Birmingham, Alabama, law firm for a confidential theft defense consultation today.