Theft Crime Lawyer in Lynnwood

Theft in the Second Degree ( Theft 2) Charges in Washington

Have you been arrested for theft in the Lynnwood area? If you are facing theft in the second degree charges, I can help. As a theft crime lawyer with extensive experience in criminal defense and as a former prosecutor, I can offer you the level of legal counsel you need to seek the best possible outcome.

What is Theft in the Second Degree?

Theft in the second degree (theft 2) is a class C felony offense that may be punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. This offense involves the theft of:

  • Property, services or goods valued at more than $750 to $5,000, except a firearm or motor vehicle;
  • A public record or instrument filed or kept in the possession of any public office or public servant; or
  • An access device (debit card, personal identification number, password or other code that can be used to deposit, withdraw or transfer funds).

Challenging second degree theft charges can be difficult, but with the right approach you may be able to avoid a conviction or formal charges altogether. One of the most important pieces of advice I can give in this regard is to consult with an attorney as early in the process as possible – even if you are currently under investigation but formal charges have not yet been filed against you. As a former prosecutor with thousands of cases handled, I understand all of the best strategies employed by defense attorneys and prosecutors alike. This diverse knowledge helps me anticipate the prosecution’s next move. I know what I’m doing and will fight tirelessly on your behalf to protect your legal rights.

Learn more about challenging your theft in the second degree charges by contacting a Lynnwood Theft Crime Attorney today!

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