Vista Theft Crime Attorney
Even the Playing Field with a Former Police Officer
If you have been arrested for theft or are under investigation, working with a skilled attorney can mean the difference between an acquittal or a conviction. At JD Law, Attorney James N. Dicks brings over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, including as a former police officer. He knows the ins and outs of the criminal process, how cases are prosecuted, and all the key players. Attorney Dicks can offer his insight and extensive knowledge of the latest in criminal defense strategies.
If you’ve been arrested for any of the following or a related theft offense, call JD Law:
- Credit card fraud
- Import/export crimes
- Auto theft
- White collar crimes
- Bank fraud
- Government fraud
Attorney Dicks is also a board certified criminal law specialist, a rare distinction only given to the top attorneys in the field. He regularly attends continuing legal education courses in order to bring the most up-to-date representation to his clients.
Theft Penalties in California
The penalties for theft depend on the value of the items in question, any prior criminal convictions, and other circumstances unique to your charge. In general, the higher the value of the stolen goods, the harsher the penalties.
Penalties for felony grand theft:
- Up to 3 years in prison
- Heavy fines
Penalties for petty theft:
- Up to 6 months jail time
- Up to $1,000 fines
Explore Your Options During a Free Case Evaluation
We zealously defend each client and seek the best possible outcome, no matter how tough the charges. Whether you’ve been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony theft offense in Vista, talk to us and see how we can help. Our theft lawyer can explain your options and more.
Our Vista office is located right across from the North County Courthouse.
Contact us at (619) 377-3722 to begin.