When You Are Charged With A Theft Offense

Attorney Eric Pitsch Knows How To Protect Your Rights And Your Future

Average people often find themselves in the difficult situation of being charged with a theft offense. Financial problems, impulse and temptation are all potential underlying issues. In other cases, someone may have been wrongfully accused. It is important to understand what led to an accusation of theft, but it is also extremely important to focus on what happened during the investigation, the arrest and after.

Located in Appleton, Pitsch Law Offices, LLC, is criminal defense firm that always takes the time to conduct a thorough and independent investigation into all of the events that took place. Did police have probable cause to search you, your home or your vehicle? Was there any video evidence and what does that evidence really show you doing? Were there any witnesses and what did they really see versus assume? All of these questions are vital to your defense and could be the crucial component in having your charges dismissed or reduced.

Did your child's lapse in judgment lead to charges? A criminal record can negatively impact his or her college applications, eligibility for financial aid and job opportunities. Spending a little money now to hire an experienced lawyer can protect his or her chance at a successful future.

We Can Protect Your Interests In A Broad Range Of Cases

In Wisconsin, theft offenses are charged on a broad spectrum from misdemeanor to felony depending on the circumstances of the case. These include the amount of money or value of goods involved, the place where the theft occurred or the frequency or scale of the deception. Penalties such as fines, restitution, community service or jail time depend on the severity of the offense as well as the circumstances.

Attorney Eric Pitsch has helped individuals through situations involving many different categories of theft, including:

  • Shoplifting
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Garage or car "shopping"
  • Taking materials or tools from a construction site
  • Passing bad checks
  • Employee theft
  • Identity theft
  • Possession of stolen goods

We Will Begin Building Your Defense Immediately | Free Initial Consultations

Whether you or your child has been charged with a crime, you need to address the situation immediately. The sooner you contact our law firm, the sooner we can get to work on having the charges reduced or dismissed. Call our law office at 920-380-0971 to speak with attorney Eric Pitsch or send him your information. Initial consultations are free.