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Ann Arbor Theft Crimes Attorney

Types of Theft Crimes in Michigan

In Michigan, theft or larceny is the act of depriving another of their property without permission. If you have been arrested for a theft crime, you may be feeling panicked or wondering what will happen to you. Depending on the circumstances, you could be facing a misdemeanor or felony charge.

I can defend clients against charges of:

  • Shoplifting
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Carjacking
  • Armed robbery
  • Felony theft
  • Petty theft

Fortunately, as an experienced Ann Arbor theft crime lawyer, I have a comprehensive understanding of Michigan’s theft and property laws. Regardless of the specific charges against you, I am ready to craft an effective defense on your behalf.

Contact my firm, Susan Longsworth, PLC, at (734) 201-0303 for a free consultation.

Is Larceny a Felony in Michigan?

In Michigan, any property stolen that is valued at less than $1k is a misdemeanor and anything past $1k is considered a felony. Penalties include fines & prison time, up to 1 year for misdemeanors and up to 10 years for felonies depending on the valued amount & the way in which the theft occurred.

For example, the penalties for larceny (one of the most common theft crimes) in Michigan may include:

  • Less than $200 worth of property: Up to $500 in fines and 93 days in jail
  • $200-$1,000 in property: Up to $2,000 in fines and 1 year in jail
  • $1,000-$20,000 in property: Up to $10,000 in fines and 5 years in prison
  • $20,000 and up in property: Up to $15,000 and 10 years in prison

My goal is to help you get your charges reduced if not dropped entirely. I can use my former experience as a prosecutor and my extensive knowledge of the law to achieve this goal.

Hire a Skilled Ann Arbor Theft Crime Lawyer

Your future is important to me and I understand how unnerving it is to face serious criminal consequences. When you hire my firm, I dedicate myself to carefully reviewing and preparing your case, from going over police reports to looking for inconsistencies. Protecting your rights is my highest priority. With offices in Ann Arbor and Brighton, I am ready to help if you have been accused of theft in Michigan.

Learn more about how I can help by calling me at (734) 201-0303.