When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a case involving a theft charge in Virginia, consider the attorneys experience handling those types of cases in state or federal court.
Theft crimes usually involve an allegation that someone stole something of value from another. The most common theft crimes involving shoplifting or retail theft.
Different types of felony theft or property crimes including larceny, burglary, fraud, grand theft, identity theft and credit card theft in Virginia.
Theft is considered a crime of dishonest or moral turpitude under the law. A conviction for a theft offense carries with it serious collateral consequences, even for a first offense.
Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.
The VACDL in Richmond, VA, originated in 1992. As an affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), this non-profit organization supports local criminal defense attorneys throughout networking opportunities, quality CLE seminars, and mentorship programs.