Hiring White & White, Attorneys at Law, To Handle Your Theft Defense
Many people charged with a theft offense may wonder what penalties they might face and the future repercussions that could stem from a conviction. In the state of Tennessee, the penalties associated with a theft charge will typically depend on the value of the property involved or services rendered. Tennessee categorizes theft charges into various classes.
Misdemeanor Theft And Penalties Associated
Also referred to as petty theft, typically $500 or less in value or services is involved. Misdemeanor theft carries a jail term of up to 11 months and 29 days as well as a fine of up to $2,500.
Felony Theft And Penalties Associated
Individuals will face felony theft if $500 or more in value or services is involved. Categories range from Class E felony theft, which can carry a jail sentence of up to 6 years and a fine of up to $3,000, to Class B felony theft, which can carry a prison term of up to 30 years and a $25,000 fine. Which class you will be charged with often depends on the facts of the case.
A Seasoned Attorney Can Help You
The experienced lawyers at White & White, Attorneys at Law, can help. The team of attorneys are family. Together, Brandon, Felisha and Sue White have been handling a wide range of cases for Sevierville and all throughout Sevier County, Knox County, Blount County and surrounding counties for over a decade. Brandon White possesses extensive experience in the realm of criminal defense, having defended individuals charged with theft, drug offenses, DUIs and many other criminal offenses. He has litigated cases in the Tennessee Supreme Court. He knows the law, procedures and individuals involved in the criminal process. He can help you.
Call 865-622-7768 To Discuss Your Options
If you are facing a theft charge in Tennessee, contact Brandon White to schedule a free, flexible consult. He will sit down with you to talk about your case and how the law applies — all in a comfortable, round-table setting where you can speak openly about your situation without judgment or intimidation.