Lynnwood Embezzlement Attorney
Defense for Embezzlement Charges in Lynnwood, Washington
Embezzlement is generally defined as taking or misappropriating funds,
when committed by a person of trust or responsibility over those assets.
Have you been accused of embezzlement? Make sure you discuss the matter with a
Lynnwood theft crime attorney who understands the legal system, your rights and the intricacies of embezzlement
cases in particular. You will need a knowledgeable and aggressive defense
lawyer on your side if you are to have the best opportunity of avoiding
a conviction and serious penalties.
Penalties for Embezzlement
Embezzlement is a
felony theft offense. Depending on the amount of property or money allegedly misappropriated
or stolen, the circumstances of the offense and the position or office
of the accused, a defendant may face imprisonment in state prison, heavy
fines and restitution for an embezzlement conviction.
Early intervention is one of the most important parts of building an effective
defense against embezzlement or employee
theft charges in Lynnwood or elsewhere in Washington State. You may know that
your employer suspects that you have been taking money or may be aware
that you are under investigation by law enforcement for suspected theft.
If you contact my offices early on, I can review the situation and determine
what steps you can take now. As a former prosecutor and experienced criminal
defense lawyer, I will utilize my experience and background to develop
the most effective defense strategy possible.
Lynnwood Embezzlement Defense Lawyer today to find out how you can challenge your charges.