Gross McGinley Allentown PA Theft Attorneys


 Theft Offense Classifications

In cases involving theft, the accuser must prove that the accused took property with the intent not to return it to the rightful owner. Pennsylvania law covers a wide range of theft that includes:

Theft by:

  • Burglary
  • Deception
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Forgery
  • Receipt of stolen property
  • Shoplifting
  • Unlawful taking

Theft of:

  • Identity
  • Intellectual property (patents/ copyrights/ trademarks)
  • Leased property
  • Property delivered by mistake, lost, or mislaid
  • Services
  • Trade secrets

Theft from:

  • A car, truck, or other motor vehicle
  • A home
  • A library
  • A store

Because penalties vary significantly, it’s important to have knowledgeable representation to preserve your rights and help you to navigate the criminal justice system.

Why Choose Us?

A theft conviction can seriously impact your career, community reputation, and future. If you or someone you know is facing a theft charge, you’ll want to work with an experienced Pennsylvania criminal attorney. Our attorneys have conducted numerous bench and jury trials involving various crimes including theft.

Our team will leverage its knowledge of PA law to evaluate your case, examine evidence, and plan a strategic defense. We’ll also look for mitigating issues like suppression, unreliable witnesses, police misconduct, or denial of criminal intent that might affect your case outcome.

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    Theft Team

    View Profile Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Attorney Michael J. Blum

    Michael J. Blum

    Senior Counsel
    View Profile Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Attorney Robert M. Campbell

    Robert M. Campbell

    View Profile Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Sara Hart Charette

    Sarah Hart Charette

    View Profile Lehigh Valley criminal defense lawyer Philip Lauer

    Philip D. Lauer

    View Profile Allentown Attorney Jim Lavelle

    James M. Lavelle

    Senior Counsel
    View Profile Gross McGinley Allentown Law Firm Attorney Constance K. Nelson

    Constance K. Nelson

    Senior Counsel

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