Berkeley – Oakland Theft Lawyers

Burglary, robbery, embezzlement and theft crimes defense from Cooper, Cooper & Morris

Theft crimes can take many forms, from shoplifting and passing bad checks, to grand theft and burglary. But, theft crimes do have one thing in common: they tend to increase in number in times of economic hardship. With unemployment and bankruptcy rates near record highs, theft crimes are also more common. Bad and misinformed decisions can have lasting consequences when it comes to theft crimes. Whether your theft charge was the result of a bad decision or a false accusation, it is vital that you take the charge very seriously.

A theft crime conviction can severely limit your ability to obtain employment, particularly in careers that require a state license or bond. Beyond those special circumstances, employers generally do not like to hire people with theft crimes on their record, no matter the specific type of theft crime, because they see a theft conviction as a sign of dishonesty and fear possible future theft. Because of these lasting effects on your ability to gain employment it is important to obtain the best possible defense if you are charged with any kind of theft crime.

The Berkeley – Oakland theft lawyers at Cooper, Cooper & Morris are knowledgeable in the full range of theft crimes you may be charged with in California and the possible defenses. If you have been charged with a theft crime in the Bay Area or elsewhere in Northern California, we want to help. We defend the entire range of theft crimes, including:

  • Passing bad checks and forgery
  • Shoplifting
  • Identity theft
  • Embezzlement and fraud
  • Burglary
  • Car theft and breaking in to cars
  • Grand theft and petty theft
  • Receiving stolen property

The experienced Berkeley – Oakland theft lawyers of Cooper, Cooper & Morris will work hard to fully understand the circumstances of your theft charge, including thoroughly researching all possible defenses and working to find all potential weaknesses in the case against you. We have a strong record of achieving favorable results for our clients, including dismissals, acquittals and alternatives to conviction, such as restitution, counseling and community service.

Contact us to consult with one of the Berkeley – Oakland theft lawyers at Cooper, Cooper & Morris for free. We’re here to help.

phone: 510.558.8400 • fax: 510.558.8401 • Cooper Building, 800 Jones St., Berkeley, CA 94710

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