This post concludes and recaps our series on the handling of embezzlement charges in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our goal with these posts was to provide information which will help you to make a more informed decision when selecting a criminal defense attorney. We felt it necessary to provide such information because such charges can be highly complex and no two cases are alike. If you have been arrested then contact our Little Rock lawyers immediately.
We have covered several topics over our recent articles. Issues we have looked at included:
- The differences between embezzlement and theft
- Penalties for an Arkansas embezzlement conviction
- Search and seizure issues in embezzlement cases
- Whether police violated the Fifth Amendment in an embezzlement case
- Disputing the value of property in an embezzlement case
It is important for defendants to understand these issues for multiple reasons. First, many are surprised to find out that they have been charged with embezzlement rather than theft. Understanding the difference between the two will help one to understand the questions they should ask their perspective lawyer. Second it is important to understand the penalties in such cases; many defendants are surprised when the learn how serious a “small” case can be. Third, many do not realize that they have options when it comes to fighting a law enforcement violation of either the Fourth or Fifth Amendment. Finally, the level of charges you face will depend on the value of the property you are alleged to have taken.
There are multiple steps involved in fighting an embezzlement charge. We cannot stress enough that it is crucial for you to retain an attorney who is experienced in handling such matters. Our lawyers have over twenty-five years of combined legal experience, pride themselves on providing the highest level of service, and aggressively represent their clients from beginning to end. We understand that you are facing a serious situation – we will take it seriously. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation. We also handle matters in Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Springdale, Jonesboro, North Little Rock, Conway, Rogers, Pine Bluff and throughout the rest of the state.