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Theft Lawyer

Have you been accused of theft, burglary, or any other property crime? If so, you need the very best in defense. 

The Dadvocates firm in Denver, CO, specializes in legal defense for men facing theft and other criminal charges.

Find out how we can assist and protect you...

What Constitutes Theft?

Colorado defines theft as when you knowingly obtain, retain, or exercise control over anything of value of another without authorization to do so.

Offenses can range in severity from a low-level misdemeanor to a felony depending on the value of the stolen property. This means our clients could be facing fallout ranging from a small fine to multiple years in prison.

Contact a Theft Lawyer Today

If you are in need of an attorney with a background in criminal defense and theft charges, our team can provide you with compassionate yet aggressive legal representation. Dadvocates is the only law firm in Colorado that specializes in protecting the rights of men and fathers. Whether you have been charged with theft or another criminal matter, no case is too small. 

Our team is made up of talented attorneys dedicated to representing your best interests and finding justice for our clients. Schedule a consultation at our Denver, CO, practice to discuss your case with one of our dynamic attorneys. Contact us online or call:

(720) 749-2876

SAMERA I. HABIB
Our team is led by Samera I. Habib, a dedicated and compassionate attorney.

Why Our Clients Choose The Dadvocates... "hard-working, responsive, and always willing to explain things..."

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Parnell Orme

2020

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The initial consultation was very informative. The lawyer I spoke with, Caitlyn Wright, was  very professional and friendly, easy to talk to and she provided a lot of valuable information.  I plan to follow up.

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Ryan Potts

2020

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Danielle did an excellent job on my case.  She was very hard working, responsive, and always willing to explain things that I was uncertain of/unclear about.  I would highly recommend her to anyone else looking for high caliber representation.

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So you've been charged with theft. What happens next?

The Next Steps For Your Case

If you have been accused of theft, the lawyers at The Dadvocates firm in Denver, Colorado, can walk you through exactly what to expect.
We will expose weaknesses in the prosecution's argument in order to develop the very best defense.
We will expose weaknesses in the prosecution's argument in order to develop the very best defense.

Contact an Attorney

The team of lawyers at Dadvocates is available anytime–including after hours and weekends–to begin working on your case. Contact our Denver practice to schedule a consultation and we will discuss your options on how to proceed.

Prepare Your Case

In order to be convicted, the prosecution must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Our attorneys will expose weaknesses in the prosecution's argument in order to develop the very best defense.

Pre-Trial

Pre-trial procedures involve an arraignment where a judge will formally read your charges. You will enter a plea of guilty or not guilty that you are able to change at a later date. The arraignment is followed by a series of pre-trial hearings including motions and readiness hearings designed to ensure your fair due process. 

Trial

The majority of the time, we will be able to reach an outcome before heading into a trial. However, we will prepare your defense to go to trial if this is the best course of action to ensure a just outcome. Our attorneys will never back down in their fight for your rights.

Potential Penalties

The severity of the crime depends on the value of the item(s) stolen. Depending on this factor and others, such as prior convictions, you can be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. Here is a general overview of the penalties that apply to theft cases...

Misdemeanor 

A misdemeanor theft crime includes stolen property within the range of $50 to $2,000. Anything less than $50 in value is considered a Class 1 Petty Offense. The most severe Class 1 Misdemeanor can come with a 6-18 month prison sentence. 

Felony

When the value of the stolen goods exceeds $2,000, the state of Colorado classifies the crime as a felony of varying degrees. The punishment for felony theft is severe and can include fines in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, as well as multiple years in jail. 

Price of Stolen Item(s)

 Level

Presumptive Range

<$50

PO1

Up to 6 mos

$50 to < $300

M3

Up to 6 mos

$300 to < $750

M2

3-12 mos

$750 to < $2,000

M1

6-18 mos

$2,000 to < $5,000

F6

1 yr-18 mos

$5,000 to < $20,000

F5

1-3 yrs

$20,000 to < $100,000

F4

2-6 yrs

$100,000 to < $1,000,000

F3

4-12 yrs

$1,000,000 or more

F2

8-24 yrs

Establishing a Defense

The goal of the Dadvocates law firm in Denver, Colorado, is to establish a solid, justifiable defense for our clients charged with a crime. There are many reasons a person may be accused and innocent of a charge. We will examine your theft case and prepare a defense in situations of...

Right to Property

A valid defense for a theft crime is a good faith belief that you had a lawful claim to the property you took.

Mistaken Intent

The prosecution must show that you had the intent to steal in order to be convicted of the crime. For example, if a defendant simply forgets to pay for an item or has the intention of returning the property, this is a valid defense.

Lack of Pretense

This can be a successful defense for clients who have no reason for wanting to steal the property they are accused of taking.

Impaired Mental State

It is possible to successfully defend theft charges if you were intoxicated or under duress at the time the alleged theft crime occurred.

Entrapment

This defense applies if you are lured into committing a theft crime with the intent to prosecute.

"I really believe they have their clients' best interest in mind."

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Joey Hoisescu

2020

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I called Dadvocates to find legal advice about a particular sensitive situation I was dealing with.  I don't typically like calling law firms because I find they provide minimal advice while running up my tab.  But in this case, Jason and Kaitlyn really helped me out.  They gave me a free consult and I got all the answers I needed at the time.  These two attorneys are very professional and I really believe they have their clients' best interest in mind.

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Daniel Kasper

2020

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The Dadvocates is one of the most professional and results oriented law firms that I have encountered - highly recommend.  I personally worked with Danielle and she exceeded expectations at every moment of my difficult case.  I walked away in a position that, without Danielle and the Dadvocates, I would not have been able to achieve.  The Dadvocates is a high Return on Investment law firm.

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The Dadvocates

The Dadvocates are the only lawyers in Denver, CO, exclusively focused on protecting the rights of fathers. Our attorneys have received awards and prestigious recognitions from Super Lawyers, Avvo, and the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. We assist dads in a variety of legal matters, including:

You can request a consultation with our firm by filling out our online form or calling (720) 749-2876.

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