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Get the best chance of receiving a charge reduction or diversion with help from Newport Beach CA petty theft attorney Dan E. Chambers

The typical penalty for a first-time misdemeanor petty theft conviction is summary probation, up to 6 months in jail, and/or a fine of up to $1,000. However, with help from expert petty theft attorney in Newport Beach CA Chambers Law Firm, you may be able to get the misdemeanor charge reduced to an infraction, which carries no jail time and a fine of no more than $250.

Why Choose Dan E. Chambers as your Petty Theft Lawyer in Newport Beach CA

There are numerous reasons to choose Dan E. Chambers as your petty theft lawyer in Newport Beach CA rather than relying on a public defender or forgoing counsel altogether. The first reason to hire an attorney like Dan with specific knowledge of petty theft is that Dan will be able to ensure that all options for resolving your case are explored. This includes seeking charge reduction or diversion, pushing for charges to be dropped, and of course defending you in court. Also, Dan is a truly dedicated Newport Beach CA petty theft attorney who will work hard for you and actually care about the outcome of your case. An overworked public defender might not be so caring. Dan will devote ample time to building your case, and you can reach him directly at any time on his cell phone.

Possible Defenses for Petty Theft

Depending on how many priors you may have and the strength of the prosecution’s evidence, it may be in your best interests to enter a guilty plea and seek a deal. In other cases, you may want to fight back in court. Here are some of the most common defenses that a Newport Beach CA petty theft lawyer might explore:

  • You did not intend to steal or shoplift the item
  • The item actually belonged to you or you reasonably believed it did
  • The person who owned the item consented to you taking it
  • The evidence against you was obtained illegally
  • It was a complete case of mistaken identity

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For help with petty theft charges, call 714-760-4088 Chambers Law Firm. We offer free consultations to help you learn more about how hiring Dan as your Newport Beach CA petty theft lawyer can help change your future.

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