Maynard & Sumner, LLC - Attorneys At Law

Theft by Deception

Passaic County Fraud Defense Lawyer

Prosecutors frequently make theft by deception charges against individuals. These allegations are very damaging, and a conviction can irrevocably change a person's life for the worse. If you are under investigation, or if you have been arrested or charged with such a crime, you need to retain an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately. We are the lawyers of Maynard & Sumner, LLC. Based in Morristown, we defend individuals facing the full range of theft crimes, including theft by deception.

In order to prove theft by deception, prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant "purposely obtains property of another by deception." Theft by deception can involve a number of scenarios, including:

Theft by deception can be charged as a second-degree crime, third-degree crime or fourth-degree crime, depending on the amount of money or property at issue.

Fighting to Protect Your Constitutional Rights

Every criminal defendant has a number of rights. You must, however, take action to enforce these rights. The best way to take charge of your defense is by working with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Our New Jersey theft by deception defense attorneys will dive deep into the evidence and explore the weaknesses in the state's case. We fully understand the laws and how they apply to the specifics of your situation. For example, in theft by deception cases, the state must prove that you intended to deceive the alleged victim of the crime. In some cases, the evidence simply does not support such a charge. We will present your case in the best possible light and work to a favorable resolution of these charges.

Contact Maynard & Sumner, LLC in Morristown, New Jersey

Call 973-540-0054 or complete our contact form to schedule your free initial consultation. We do not want financial concerns to keep you from getting the defense you need. We offer payment plans if necessary and accept major credit cards.