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Lafayette Theft Defense Attorney

A person who is facing theft charges has been charged with taking something that does not belong to him or her. Therefore, theft charges can arise from many types of situations. As a defense attorney, I am knowledgeable about the many ways in which theft charges can be brought. I am devoted to reaching the best possible outcome for you, given the specific charges you face.

Theft charges can include retail theft, corporate embezzlement, credit card fraud and car theft. Whatever type of defense you require, contact me, a St. Martin Parish corporate embezzlement attorney, today. At the law firm of Donald D. Cleveland, APLC, in Lafayette, Louisiana, my legal practice is built on professionalism, integrity and compassion.

Types of Theft Charges

As your Lafayette theft defense lawyer, I know that your future is at stake. You need a defense lawyer who will stand up and fight for your future, protect your rights and get you the best result so that you can move on with your life. I handle theft charges such as:

  • Auto theft
  • Breaking and entering
  • Burglary
  • Corporate embezzlement
  • Credit card fraud
  • Fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Retail theft
  • Robbery
  • Shoplifting

Motives for Theft Crimes

I know that times are hard for many people, and I know that a lot of people commit theft as a means to survive. For example, poverty and hunger can compel otherwise honest individuals to steal for their families. Or, people who suffer from drug and/or alcohol addictions can take drastic measures to feed their addiction. I understand the nature of people and what a desperate situation can do to someone's judgment.

St. Martin Parish Corporate Embezzlement Lawyer Fighting for Your Rights ∙ 337-205-0319

Located near downtown Lafayette, I serve the parishes along Interstate 10 from Jefferson Davis Parish to St. Martin Parish. Contact me today if you or a loved one has been charged with or arrested for any type of theft crime. I offer consultations and can meet with you evenings and weekends by appointment.

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