Theft Crimes


Have you been charged with a theft crime in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside or San Bernardino?

The Law Offices of Christopher Zander & Associates should be contacted immediately if you have been charged with a theft crime. There are many laws that pertain to theft. A competent lawyer can help you understand the charges against you, advise you on how best to proceed with your case and keep you out of jail.

A theft crime is any type of crime involving the stealing of someone else’s property. A conviction for a theft crime can result in probation, jail time, fines, restitution, and mandatory counseling, depending on the severity of the offense. You will also have a criminal record that can affect future employment options, housing opportunities, and the ability to obtain certain professional licenses.

The Law Offices of Christopher Zander & Associates are skilled in criminal defense and can provide capable legal representation in a theft case. We know the laws pertaining to theft and can help protect your rights. Our FIRM will fully investigate the charges against you, analyze evidence, and interview witnesses. Whenever possible, we will negotiate with the prosecution for a reduction of charges or case dismissal. We will also seek reduced or alternative sentencing. If trial is necessary, we have the extensive court experience necessary to fight your charges.


Depending on the value of the stolen property, theft crimes can be either a misdemeanor or felony offense. Misdemeanors are typically charged when the value of the property taken is less than $400. Under state law, when the property taken is valued at more than $400, it is considered grand theft. Crimes that fall under the category of theft include:

• Robbery
• Larceny
• Burglary
• Shoplifting/Petty Theft
• Carjacking
• Identity theft
• Embezzlement
• Computer Crimes
• Money Laundering
• Forgery
• Worthless Checks
• Grand Theft
• Organized Fraud
• Automobile theft
• Identity Theft
• Credit Card Fraud
• Employee theft
• Receipt of stolen property


The Law Offices of Christopher Zander & Associates have rightfully earned the reputation of being the toughest, most knowledgeable, and aggressive theft defense attorneys in all of Southern California. Our FIRM handles the most difficult THEFT cases in the courts of Orange County, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego. Our goal is to ALWAYS WIN YOUR case – we settle for nothing less.


Contact ocDEFENSEfirm operated by the Law Offices of Christopher Zander & Associates today at 949-464-8073 for a free consultation.

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