Theft Crimes One of the Greatest Advantages That Our Clients Benefit From Is Our Experience

Paulding County Theft Crime Lawyer

Strategic Defense in Cobb County, Douglas County & the Atlanta Metro Area

When you have been charged with a theft crime in Paulding County, it is in your best interests to retain legal representation as early as possible, to learn about your rights in the situation and to begin working on a criminal defense strategy for protecting your freedom. Depending on the specific offense, you could be facing time in jail or prison, fines, a lengthy period of probation and a criminal record which could follow you for years. Theft is considered a crime of dishonesty, and having a conviction of this type on your record can make it difficult to find housing or employment.

Contact our firm to retain the services of a Paulding County criminal defense lawyer for aggressive representation.

Penalties for Burglary

Burglary is a felony criminal offense, punishable by up to five or twenty years, depending on whether or not the building is a dwelling.

Penalties for Robbery

Robbery is similarly a felony, with a penalty of up to twenty years in prison, or up to life or even the death sentence for armed robbery.

Penalties for Other Theft Crimes

Less serious theft offenses such as shoplifting are either misdemeanors or felonies, depending on factors including the value of stolen goods. For example under Georgia Code §16-8-12 (2012), for property stolen that is valued at between $1,500.01 and $5,000, the penalty ranges from one to five years in prison, while theft of property worth more than $24,999.99 you can be sent to prison for up to twenty years. Theft by shoplifting, §16-8-14, can also be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony.

Theft Crime Statistics

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Statewide Report Profile of Reported Index Crimes 1980 - 2011, there were 349,743 reported theft crimes across the state in 2011 alone, 17,461 of which occurred in Cobb County. Theft is the most common type of criminal offense in our state, and law enforcement agencies at all levels are doing everything they can to crack down on offenders.

Don't let yourself be convicted, but contact a Paulding County theft crimes attorney from Henrickson & Sereebutra now for a free confidential consultation and to begin working on your case.

Client Testimonials

Read How We have helped Our Clients
  • I will forever be in Mr. Henrickson's debt.

    “I feel confident there is no other lawyer in the state of GA I would rather have representing my son than Aaron.”

    - Annita
  • Very friendly & professional.

    “If you need an attorney to represent you in a criminal case as your defense lawyer, then you need Theo Sereebruta.”

    - Cecil
  • Aaron brought his knowledge to the courtroom and was worth every dime, plus more.

    “Aaron and the Firm, including the front desk assistants have gone over and beyond for my case and another one.”

    - Former Client
  • Wonderful experience!

    “Throughout the year Mr. Henrickson provided exceptional concern in my case, returned my calls within a timely manner, and most importantly showed support in any decisions I made pertaining to my case and options.”

    - Morgan
  • I am very pleased with Theo's help and he is highly recommended.

    “Hopefully, I never need his help again but I would definitely call him if I need him.”

    - Former Client

Recent Results

We Fight Relentlessly

  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault
  • Probation Armed Robbery, Burglary
  • Not Guilty Burglary, Criminal damage to property (Juvenile Court)
  • Charges Dismissed DUI Alcohol
  • Not Guilty DUI Drugs
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Kidnapping, Attempted Rape
  • Not Guilty Manufacturing Marijuana
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Multiple Counts of Child Molestation and Sexual Battery on a Child
  • Not Guilty Murder
  • Not Guilty Murder and Elder Abuse

Your Line of Defense

Former Prosecutors Defending Your Rights & Future

Why Choose H&S?

Six Reasons We're the Firm You Need
  • Client-Focused

    Client satisfaction is our top priority.

  • Proven Success

    Our firm has an extensive track record of success.

  • Free Consultation

    We provide free initial consultations to each prospective client.

  • Decades of Experience

    More than 75 years of combined litigation experience.

  • Customized Strategies

    We build aggressive and effective defense strategies.

  • Former Prosecutors

    Former prosecutors with insight into the criminal justice system.

Contact Us Today

We Approach Each Case With Personalized Care
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.