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If Found Guilty Of Property Crimes, You Could Face Penalties Including Jail Time

Last updated on November 15, 2023

Based on the factors surrounding the charge, a property crime can be a misdemeanor or a felony. For this reason, it is important to select an experienced attorney who can properly defend you no matter the severity of the charge. Do not hesitate to contact our office as soon as possible to speak with a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer.

The lawyers at the Shipley Law Firm have experience handling a wide range of legal matters for clients throughout Maryland. We understand the devastation that can come from a criminal conviction. Individuals can face jail or prison time, fines, restitution, probation, community service and other legal consequences if convicted of a property crime.

Whenever possible, we will attempt to negotiate a lesser charge. If a compromise cannot be reached, we are prepared to defend you in court.

Types Of Property Crimes

Property crimes can cover a wide range of offenses, including:

  • Malicious destruction of property (MDOP)
  • Vandalism
  • Trespass
  • Burglary
  • Rogue and vagabond

As former prosecutors, our understanding of law enforcement and the tactics used by the prosecutor’s office gives our firm unique insight into the strategies we might face in court. Through this experience, we are able to anticipate tactics and develop an effective criminal defense for clients of the firm.

Let our experience benefit you. Schedule a consultation today by calling 410-822-7660 or complete our online contact form. For your convenience, we accept Visa and MasterCard. Our representation includes Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Anne Arundel counties.