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San Diego Grand Theft Lawyer


San Diego Grand Theft Attorney – Best Affordable Auto Theft Defense Law Firm Also Also Experienced In Grand Theft Firearms Cases

Experienced San Diego grand theft lawyer taking your charges serious as they ares serious crimes. This is why you need an aggressive team at The San Diego Criminal Defense Pros to be on your side. Contact our San Diego auto theft attorney today.

Grand Theft (Penal Code 487 PC)

California Penal Code 487 defines Grand Theft as the unlawful taking of money, labor, or real or personal property valued at over $950.00.  The common types of grand theft is Additionally, the following situations are instances in which the act is classified as Grand Theft even though the property taken is worth less than the statutory amount of $950.00:

  • Theft of certain farm crops and domestic fowls whose value exceeds $100.00;
  • Theft of fish, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, kelp, algae, or other aqua-cultural products whose value exceeds $100.00;
  • Theft of money, labor, or property taken by a servant, agent, or employee from his or her principal or employer with an aggregate value of $400.00 or more in any twelve month period;
  • Theft of property from the person of another.  If force is used to effect the theft, the crime can also be classified as robbery;
  • Theft of a firearm, regardless of its value;
  • Theft of a horse, mare, gelding, any bovine animal, any caprine animal, mule, jack, jenny, sheep, lamp, hog, sow, boar, gilt, barrow, or pig.  A defendant who converts the carcass of such animal, or any portion thereof, is also guilty of grand theft;
  • Theft of real estate valued at $100.00 or more that is converted into personal property by severance;
  • Theft of any amount of “gold duct, amalgam, or quicksilver;” and (9) Theft of a dog whose value exceeds $400.00.

Any theft that does not fit into the above category for Grant Theft is considered to be Petty Theft.

Grand Theft Auto (Penal Code 487d1 PC) & (Vehicle Code 10851 VC)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)

We 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.

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The San Diego Criminal Defense Pros
2831 Camino del Rio S #104
San Diego, CA
Phone: 619-493-1207