Theft & Property Crimes Protecting Our Clients' Rights

Phoenix Theft & Property Crime Lawyer

Arizona theft and property crimes include a wide range of illegal actions involving the unlawful taking or damaging of another's property. These offenses can vary significantly in severity, from minor shoplifting to more serious crimes such as burglary and auto theft. 

Understanding the specifics of these crimes is crucial for anyone facing charges or seeking to protect their rights under Arizona law. If you are the target of a theft crime investigation by law enforcement or have been arrested for such a crime, your first action should be to bring in a proven criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights, ensure fair treatment, and advance your best interests throughout the legal process. 

At Ryan Garvey Attorneys, PLC, you can partner with a Phoenix theft and property crime attorney with 25 years of professional experience. Attorney Garvey is a proven trial lawyer, and an aggressive defender focused on getting results. As a former prosecutor, he fully understands both sides of the criminal justice system. He can use his extensive insight and skills to devise legal strategies to combat charges and fight for your freedom and future. 

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Arizona Theft Crimes

Under Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) § 13-1802, theft is defined in a variety of ways, all of which lead to the unauthorized control over another person's property. 

This statute categorizes theft as: 

  • Physical taking of property
  • Controlling lost property without attempting to return it
  • Converting services or property for unauthorized use
  • Obtaining services or property through misrepresentation
  • Controlling property knowing that it was stolen
  • Receiving services without paying for them
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