The Defense Group





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Property CrimesThe Defense Group routinely represents clients in Central Florida for a variety of criminal offenses that are classified as "property crimes." Before you speak with any law enforcement officer about the allegations against you, call us to speak to an attorney about the specific facts and circumstances of your case. In fact never speak with a law enforcement officer unless you are accompanied by an experienced criminal defense attorney.
From our main office in Maitland (Orange County) Florida we represent clients all over Central Florida, including Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Polk, Lake, Sumter, Marion and Volusia Counties. Call The Defense Group at 407-831-1956  or  352-742-9090.

Property Crimes Defined in Florida
Property crimes are generally defined in Florida as an intentional criminal act that results in the taking or destruction of another person's property without the owner's consent. The definition of property crimes includes both misdemeanor and felony offense. While theft is the most common, this category includes worthless checks, embezzlement, fraud, credit card offenses, identity theft, arson, and criminal mischief.
Property crimes are usually distinguished from violent crimes that involve the threat of force or actual force in order to accomplish the taking of property. The most common type of property crimes involving violence include robbery. Robbery is basically theft by use of force or threat of force.

Different Types of Property Crimes in Florida
The severity of the offense depends on the value of the property taken or damaged. Finding the proper valuation of the property is often an important part of the defense. Types of property crimes commonly prosecuted in Florida including the following:

A property crime is defined as a criminal act that occurs when a person takes another person’s property without consent. When a person destroys another person’s property, it is also considered a property crime under Florida law.

Related Links for Property Crime Statistics

Finding an Attorney for Property Crimes in Florida
If you are a loved one is arrested for a property crime in Central Florida, contact the experienced criminal defense attorneys at The Defense Group. We have handled hundreds of similar cases in these counties over our many years of practice. Call us at 407-831-1956  or  352-742-9090.


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