Santa Clarita Grand Theft Auto Attorney
Vehicle theft comes under the classification of grand theft auto and may be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. Per Penal Code 487 PC, misdemeanor grand theft auto is punishable by up to one year in jail and if charged as a felony may result in up to three years in prison. The theft of a vehicle or vehicles over certain total values can cause the sentence to be lengthened. Other aggravating factors may also have an effect on sentencing.
If you are facing grand theft auto charges, contacting a Santa Clarita criminal defense lawyer is the first thing you should do. Do not discuss your case with law enforcement officers without an attorney present. Exercising your right to remain silent can save you from inadvertently saying things which may later be used against you, even if you are innocent.
Protecting Your Rights
If you contact Law Offices of David M. Wallin early enough, it is possible we may be able to prevent charges from being filed at all. You may call us at any time as we are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If charges have been filed, we may be able to have them reduced so that you are not facing felony charges. If you are convicted of a felony, you will lose certain civil rights and can have trouble obtaining employment, loans or housing. Future penalties will also be greatly increased for other felony convictions and certain other legal actions. We will aim for a not guilty verdict and act relentlessly to protect your freedom. Our combined experience of over 40 years, along with our hard work, ensures you receive the service you deserve.
If you have been charged with grand theft auto, contact a Santa Clarita criminal defense attorney right away.
We Care About Your Future
Unlike many criminal firms that are solely focused on the hear and now, our seasoned legal experts are committed to making sure that we help develop a strategy or plan for the next stage of your life.
Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Attorney David M. Wallin not only has over three decades of legal experience, but is also a certified criminal law specialist - a distinction that roughly only 180 attorneys in the entire state of California have earned.
Cost-Effective Legal Representation
We're committed to charging a competitive rate for our legal services and offer a variety of financing options. We believe that quality legal representation shouldn't be reserved for those with vast financial means.
A Team of Legal Professionals Fighting For You
Unlike most criminal defense firms that only have one attorney on staff, we have a team of legal professionals working together to provide our clients with a complex legal strategy to maximize their chances of a positive outcome.
Unmatched Representation & Transparency
At The Law Offices of David M. Wallin, we want to make sure that we're completely honest with our clients and their family. At every step of the process, we'll be communicating with you to keep you up to date on any changes to your case.
At The Law Offices of David M. Wallin, we know that the state will do everything in their power to make sure you end up behind bars. Because we know this, we'll actively work toward making sure your rights are protected and that your case is treated with the utmost care and urgency.