The penalties for theft usually depend on the act itself and the value of the property at issue. However, all theft charges are serious, whether they are a misdemeanor or a felony. Moreover, they can have a negative impact on your ability to get a job, a house or higher education. No matter the classification of the charge, it is important to contact an experienced attorney to help you fight against it and protect your future. If you are facing criminal theft charges, it is crucial to have an experienced defense attorney fighting for you.

Michael D. Cleaves has more than 15 years of experience as a theft charge attorney. Mr. Cleaves evaluates every detail of your case and takes the time to understand your personal situation so he can provide you with strong and effective defense. At The Law Office of Michael D. Cleaves, PLLC, you will find a lawyer who fights for you.

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We Will Defend You Against Any Charge

There are many factors considered in theft cases that can lead to confusion and stress. Mr. Cleaves understands the North Carolina justice system. He will work closely with you against any charge, including:

  • Burglary — Any cases involving breaking and entering.
  • Larceny — This charge covers anything from misdemeanor larceny charges, such as shoplifting, to felony larceny.
  • Robbery — Taking property from a person or a place.
  • Embezzlement (Larceny by an employee)— The withholding or hiding of funds. This charge sometimes falls under the category of white collar crime.

All these charges fall under larceny in North Carolina law, but each one leads to different penalties, sometimes involving a jail sentence and possible fines. However, you can fight these charges to avoid such sentences.

Mr. Cleaves negotiates with prosecutors every day on his clients' behalf. He always strives to negotiate a reduced or dismissed sentence for you. With attorney Michael D. Cleaves on your side, he will ensure that you understand all your options moving forward and help you choose the one that best fits your goals. He is committed to protecting your rights and reducing the stress of facing theft charges.

Call Us Today To Protect Your Rights

At The Law Office of Michael D. Cleaves, PLLC, we help you safeguard your rights and your future. Call our Statesville office at 888-397-7618 or send us an email to arrange a free consultation. Se habla español.