Serving Aspen, The Vail Valley, and all of Western Colorado

Being charged with theft or shoplifting can have very serious consequences. Depending on the amount you are accused of stealing, you may face felony charges, which come with serious fines and jail time. Do not waste a single minute if you have been charged with theft. You need to call the law offices of Mark S. Rubinstein, P.C., to schedule a consultation.

I am theft defense attorney Mark S. Rubinstein. I have more than 20 years of experience in battling criminal charges filed against my clients. If you have been charged with theft of any kind, contact my law firm online or call 940-704-0888, or 1-855-704-0888 toll free, to schedule a free consultation.

Theft Offenses

Theft is, at the most basic level, the act of taking something that belongs to someone else. There are a variety of theft crimes, ranging from shoplifting to major fraud and embezzlement crimes. Common theft charges include:

  • Theft from employer
  • Shoplifting
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Fraudulent use of a credit card
  • Auto theft

I have been defending clients against theft charges for many years. I will listen to your story, investigate the evidence and interview witnesses and other important parties to the case. You can rely on me to keep you informed of my progress, as well as take an aggressive approach to plea negotiation and trial.

Penalties for Theft

Colorado has prescribed penalties for theft offenses ranging from a $250 fine to 12 years in prison and up to $750,000 in fines, depending on the amount of the theft. If you are facing theft charges, do not hesitate; it is vitally important that you hire a criminal defense lawyer. I will start getting the facts of your case together today so we can plan your defense.

Value of Property Charges Sentence
Less than $500 Class 2 misdemeanor 3 months to 1 year in jail and $250- $1,000 in fines
$500- $1,000 Class 1 misdemeanor 6-18 months in jail and $500- $5,000 in fines
$1,000- $20,000 Class 4 felony 2- 6 years in prison and $2,000- $500,000 in fines
More than $20,000 Class 3 felony 4- 12 years in prison and $3,000- $750,000 in fines

Contact a Shoplifting Charges Attorney

I serve clients all across Western Colorado. If you have been charged with a theft crime in Colorado, time is of the essence. Contact my law offices online or call 940-704-0888 (1-855-704-0888 toll free) to schedule a consultation. We will discuss your case and plan our next steps.