San Diego Auto Theft Lawyer

San Diego Auto Theft Lawyer – Grand Theft Auto (Penal Code 487d1 PC) & (Vehicle Code 10851 VC)

An experienced San Diego auto theft lawyer can help defend you for your grand theft auto charges. Grand theft auto is a form of gran theft that deals with the stealing of a car. The charges of grand theft auto depends on your intentions. You will be charged with California penal code 487d1 PC if your intention was to keep the motor vehicle you stole permanently.
However, if your intention was to take the vehicle on a “joy ride” you will be charged with vehicle code 10851 vc. Each of these crimes can be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor depending on your prior and other circumstances. The fines and penalties can range from $5000 fine and/or up to 3 years in prison.

 Carjacking (Penal Code 215 PC)

Our San Diego auto theft attorneys also represent those charged with carjacking.  Penal Code 215 provides that carjacking is the felonious taking of a vehicle in the possession of another, from his or her person or immediate presence, or from the person or immediate presence of a passenger of the vehicle, against his or her will and with the intent to either permanently or temporarily deprive the person in possession of the vehicle of his or her possession, accomplished by means of force or fear.  Carjacking is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for three, five, or nine years.

San Diego Auto Theft Attorney Defense Strategies

An experienced San Diego grand theft auto lawyer or can use defense strategies such as:

  • You are being wrongfully accused
  • The owner of the car gave you permission to use it
  • You were not read your rights properly during arrest
  • File motions to suppress evidence

Contact Our Legal Auto Theft Lawyers in San Diego, CA Today For Free Consultation Now!

If you or someone you know has been charged with auto theft or related offense, contact us today to speak directly to legal experts experienced in the defense of all types of auto theft offenses. Do you have questions or do you want to make an appointmentCall us at 619-493-1207 or use our contact form to speak with experienced San Diego auto theft attorney or grand theft lawyer.

San Diego Auto Theft Lawyer
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The San Diego Criminal Defense Pros
San Diego County, CA
Phone: 619-493-1207