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Wilmington Theft and Robbery Defense Lawyer

A conviction for a theft charge, including credit card fraud, identity fraud, and embezzlement, can stick with you for the rest of your life. Potential employers, apartment complexes and colleges will often view even a misdemeanor theft charge harshly and your opportunities may be limited with a conviction on your criminal record. You will be barred from employment in certain fields (for example, banking, law enforcement, accounting, health care and nursing). If you have been arrested on theft charges, it is important to have an experienced Wilmington theft and robbery defense lawyer who will vigorously defend your rights.

Robbery charges, especially involving the display of a gun or other weapon, are treated very seriously by the Attorney General’s Office. A conviction for Robbery, especially when a weapon is used or display, can result in a lengthy period of mandatory incarceration. You will need an experienced attorney to defend you when charged with Robbery and Weapons offenses, such as Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony.

I, Michael Modica, defend people facing every type of misdemeanor or felony theft charge in Delaware. A former prosecutor with more than 30 years of experience, I know the law and how to help my clients through the criminal process. I also understand the strategies and tactics of police and prosecutors when they are building a case and how to challenge those cases. I also will explore every possible option to avoid a criminal conviction in order to help you preserve your record.

Wilmington Theft and Robbery Defense Attorney

I defend clients throughout Wilmington who have been charged with theft crimes that include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud and Forgery
  • Employee theft
  • Credit Card Theft and Identity theft
  • Robbery and Possession of a Deadly Weapon
  • Burglary
  • Auto theft
  • Larceny
  • Bad checks and Forgery

I can handle all misdemeanor charges and felony charges (where the amount of stolen goods is $1,500 or more) involving any type of theft. Depending on the circumstances, penalties for a theft conviction could can include jail time.

Contact Newark, Delaware, Embezzlement Attorney Michael W. Modica

If you have been arrested for a property crime or weapons offense in Delaware, learn more about how to protect your rights. Contact me online or call 888-672-0082 to schedule a free initial consultation with a Wilmington theft and robbery defense lawyer.

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