Fort Wayne Theft Defense Attorneys
Do Not Let A Theft Conviction Impair Your Ability To Secure Employment
We are all aware of the main consequences of a criminal conviction: prison, fines and other issues. What many may not focus on is the damage a criminal record can have on their lives, especially a crime of dishonesty such as theft. Employers are utilizing background checks as standard procedure for a growing number of positions. If an employer sees a conviction for theft on a person's background check, the chances of that person being hired become very small.
One way to fight risk of a felony criminal record is to pursue a reduction in charges. We are strong negotiators, and we know how to aggressively and persuasively pursue a reduction in the charges our clients are facing. Also, we can advise you whether the crime can be expunged.
Determined Theft Crime Attorneys Fighting For You
At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., we bring together more than 75 years of combined experience protecting our clients' rights and futures. We know what is at stake for those who are facing theft charges, and we understand how to craft winning strategies that help our clients secure successful resolutions to their cases. Our goal is to provide our clients with the comprehensive representation that looks at the totality of their circumstances to understand what they need to succeed. Let us help you fight your theft charges.
Types of Theft Crimes
Common types of theft for which we offer criminal defense representation against include:
- Employee fraud — Employees often have access to valuable goods or materials that someone could walk out with.
- Shoplifting — Shoplifting is one of the most common theft charges. A skilled defense can help you avoid the embarrassment and other negative consequences of a shoplifting conviction.
- Credit card fraud — Use of someone else's credit card can lead to serious penalties.
- Check fraud — There are many forms of check fraud ranging from using a stolen check to check kiting. We know how to provide a strong defense against all check fraud charges.
Please be aware that effective July 1, 2014, the Indiana Criminal Code is revised to include a new sentencing structure. Class A through D felonies arereplaced with Levels 1 through 6 felonies.
Contact The Allen County Employee Fraud, Credit Card And Check Fraud Defense Attorneys Of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C.
If you are facing theft charges, you need a defense that can protect your rights. The Fort Wayne theft defense lawyers of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., offer our clients the defense they need. Call us at (888) 912-7220 or contact us online. We don't charge a fee for a telephone consultation. We hope you call us to discuss your case. We want to help you with your problem.
They have both gone above and beyond for my family. I love the staff that I have worked with on our cases as well. Highly recommend!- Martha
Mr. Arnold has provided legal advice and guidance during a difficult situation of mine. I found him to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable, and honest. While working with Mr. Arnold, I felt as though my situation was in adept and trustworthy hands.- Brendan
They have earned my trust as far as having many years of experience at their jobs and within the court system.- Nick
They will always communicate each step of the process and help you navigate a difficult situation.- Marcie
Professional and friendly through every step. The secretary was very kind and helpful. She stayed In touch and kept me updated through every step.- Kane
On two occasions, I had the good sense to call Bart after receiving a ticket. Bart handled everything perfectly all while billing me a figure much, much less than most local attorneys.- Kerry
He will be honest and tell you upfront exactly what to do and how the cards will be dealt and how you're going to play your hand.- Nina
I was represented by Sean Arata on an infraction and could not have hoped for a better outcome.- Bridget
Our firm has built a great reputation due to our proven track record of success in complex cases.
Our legal team will provide a vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge.
We understand that time is of the essence. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations.
At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our attorneys have a combined 75 years of legal experience.