Employee Theft Defense
Have you been charged with employee theft in Central Florida? You may face an uphill legal battle. Judges tend to take employee theft charges more seriously that shoplifting charges that involve the same amount of allegedly stolen goods. Why? Because employees are trusted members of the business. When employee theft occurs, many judges believe that trust was violated.
If you face employee theft charges in Florida, contact the Orlando, Florida, criminal defense law firm of Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law. A conviction following theft charges can result in fines, incarceration, driver’s license suspension and numerous other legal sanctions.
As experienced criminal defense lawyers and former prosecutors, we are skilled both at investigating employee theft claims and at protecting clients’ rights. We can:
- Question search and seizure laws. Were you stopped and searched by law enforcement officials? We can investigate whether police had reason or “cause” to stop you and whether they legally followed procedures during their search.
- Analyze surveillance videos to determine if footage is consistent with employee and police reports.
- Provide full and aggressive advocacy in hearings, negotiations and court.
Employee theft charges are usually disqualified from diversionary programs (programs that allow for a clear record following the fulfillment of certain conditions), so it’s especially important that you obtain effective legal help. We have handled numerous theft charges both as prosecutors and as criminal defense lawyers. For a no-charge consultation with an experienced employee theft offense attorney, contact our Orlando or New Smyrna Beach office.