NJ Theft and Fraud Criminal Defense Attorney
If you’ve been accused of theft or fraud in the state of New Jersey, you deserve an aggressive criminal defense attorney.
A theft or fraud charge can happen to anyone. It’s possible that you didn’t even mean to take an item or defraud another person. Nevertheless you now find yourself in a frightening situation because NJ prosecutors will not hesitate to seek a maximum punishment for theft crimes. In New Jersey there are four grades of theft offenses with the most serious carrying up to 10 years in prison and fines over $100,000 dollars. Not to mention you are looking at serious prison time, potential civil penalties, and a permanent criminal record which may render you unable to maintain or even apply for certain jobs in the future. And if you are not a U.S. citizen, you may find yourself facing deportation for even a minor theft conviction.
As a former Bergen County Lead prosecutor now devoted to matters of criminal defense, attorney Dennis Calo is uniquely qualified to make sure your rights are defended and your story is heard. Your chance at freedom begins the moment Dennis Calo enters the courtroom on your behalf.
What Kinds of Theft and Fraud Charges Does Dennis Calo Defend Against?
A skilled criminal defense attorney like Dennis has successfully defended clients who’ve been accused of numerous theft, extortion and fraud offenses, including:
- Theft of Movable Property
- Theft by Deception
- Theft by Extortion
- Identity Theft
- Credit Card Theft
- Credit Card Fraud
- Check Fraud
- Auto Theft
- Receiving Stolen Property
- Official Misconduct
The penalties for a theft or fraud charges vary, depending on the type of offense and the value of property or amount of money involved. Avoiding the most severe penalties in these cases often requires the assistance of an experienced theft defense lawyer. That’s why you should not hesitate to contact Dennis Calo. Mr. Calo is a skilled criminal defense lawyer with decades of experience in local Bergen County and NJ State courtrooms. Mr. Calo can often get theft charges downgraded and possibly even dismissed altogether and is not afraid to go to court if necessary. It is important to understand that the firm of Dennis Calo is filled with trial attorney’s not pure litigators (deal makers). After 40 years in the Bergen County court system, you can bet that prosecutors know this and thus his ability to litigate effectively and avoid the expense of a long trial is actually increased.
In some cases, you may be eligible for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI). If we are able to get you admitted into a diversionary program, you could avoid prison and keep your permanent record clear of any criminal convictions.
Call Dennis Calo Today for a Free Consultation with an Experienced Bergen County NJ Theft & Fraud Defense Attorney
Whether you decide to hire Dennis Calo or not, don’t mess around with a potential arrest for fraud or theft. You need to reach out to a competent attorney sooner rather than later, preferably before you’re even arrested.
We can consult with you over the phone on your situation, with no obligation. Your conversation with us is strictly confidential.
Call us right now at (201) 441-9056.