Modesto Embezzlement Attorney
Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Modesto
Embezzlement is a serious criminal offense. If you are convicted, you face
tough legal consequences and may have to deal with lasting social stigma.
It is important to seek legal counsel as soon as possible to help avoid
a guilty verdict.
The Law Offices of Mark Girdner in Modesto, CA, has helped numerous clients
in their embezzlement cases. Our friendly attorneys are on standby around
the clock to provide assistance when you need it most.
Call us at (209) 326-1533 to schedule your
free initial case consultation.
What are the Penalties for Embezzlement?
If you have been accused of stealing from your employer, altering receipts
or invoices to cover up a theft, or using your employer’s credit
card without permission, you could be convicted for embezzlement. Depending
upon the value of the property you are accused of stealing, you could
even be charged with a felony offense, which leads to even more serious
Possible penalties for embezzlement convictions:
- Six months in county jail for misdemeanor petty theft
- One year in county jail for misdemeanor grand theft embezzlement
- Three years in county jail for felony grand theft embezzlement
Misdemeanor embezzlement involves stolen property valued at less than $950,
while a felony grand theft embezzlement occurs when the property taken
is valued at more than $950, and includes automobiles or firearms.
24/7 Legal Availability
The Law Offices of Mark Girdner can investigate the circumstances of your
case to determine the best options for reducing or dismissing the charges.
Attorney Mark Girdner can walk you through every step of the process and
fight hard to defend your rights in criminal court. As a former deputy
district attorney, his experience as a prosecutor enables him to anticipate
and undermine the arguments of the prosecution. He fights with diligence
in the courtroom and handles each case with meticulous detail.
If you have been charged with embezzlement,
contact us immediately to discuss your options.