Property Crimes

Property crimes in Georgia all usually deal with the crime of theft. Theft in Georgia is prosecuted differently depending on the arrest. For instance, any person arrested for shoplifting in Georgia where the amount taken is more than $300.00 will be charged with a felony and could face up to ten (10) years in jail. If the person arrested for shoplifting in Georgia where the amount is less than $300.00, they will be charged with a misdemeanor where the maximum punishment is one (1) year in jail. However, regardless of what the amount of a forged check might be, if you are arrested for forgery in Georgia, it is a felony arrest. As you can see, a number of different rules apply to property crimes or theft in Georgia. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a crime of theft, please call Mitch at 404-916-7948 or email him at mitch@mitchmckinney.com in order to schedule a consultation about your case.

Property Crimes, whether they be a misdemeanor or felony, are all handled by Mitch. You will receive personalized attention and the strongest possible defense that the facts of your case will allow. Examples of the types of cases that Mitch defends are as follows:

  • Shoplifting (felony and misdemeanor)
  • Theft By Taking
  • Possession or Sale of Stolen Property
  • Burglary
  • Entering Automobile
  • Forgery or Bad Checks

Mitch has handled numerous cases of thefts in Georgia as a prosecutor for over seven years and in his practice of law for over eleven. Your case will be addressed invidually and throrough review of the facts of your arrest will be done. Only after a review of all available defenses to your crime has been done will you and Mitch discuss the possibility of a plea in your case. If a plea is the only option, Mitch will work hard to minimize the affects of your arrest on your life. Please call Mitch at 404-916-7948 or email him at mitch@mitchmckinney.com in order to schedule a consultation about your case.