Guarding Against The Significant Consequences Of A Conviction
A theft conviction can have a devastating effect on your future. People will look at you differently if you have a theft conviction on your record. An employer may decide not to hire you, and a police officer checking your criminal history may treat you differently than someone with a clean record.
Attorney David Zerbe represents people accused of theft crimes across southeastern Indiana. Our firm strives to ultimately keep a one-time mistake from becoming a permanent criminal record. Call 812-270-9999 for a confidential consultation.
Protecting Your Reputation And Your Future
Our firm has the experience to defend you from all types of criminal charges, including:
- Theft crimes such as shoplifting, writing bad checks, credit card fraud or embezzlement. Theft can result in a misdemeanor or felony charge, depending on the value of the goods.
- Robbery that uses force, threats or intimidation to take another person’s property or money. Robbery is a felony regardless of the value of the item taken.
- Burglary or breaking into another person’s home or business to commit a crime such as theft. Burglary is a serious felony.
How An Experienced Attorney Can Assist
There is always something an experienced defense lawyer can do to protect you from the consequences of a conviction. If this is your first offense, we may be able to resolve the criminal charges without a conviction. We will devise an intelligent, creative defense strategy based on the facts of your case.
As a former prosecutor, attorney David L. Zerbe thoroughly understands how the state approaches theft charges. He may be able to identify weaknesses in the state’s case that would enable him to negotiate a favorable outcome.