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Facing Theft Or Fraud Charges? We Can Help You Fight Back.

Criminal charges of theft or fraud could lead to time behind bars, fines and other consequences that could have a negative impact on the rest of your life. If you are facing these types of charges, you would be wise to fight back with the help of our experienced defense attorneys at Brown & Stedman LLP.

We focus on solving problems for our clients, which means we will develop a defense strategy uniquely suited to your individual concerns. A conviction is never your only option, and we will help you fight back to protect your future, your freedom and your personal interests. As soon as possible after an arrest, you can contact our Rancho Santa Margarita office for the qualified defense help you deserve.

What Do These Charges Mean?

When facing any type of criminal charges, it is beneficial to familiarize yourself with the nature of your case and the specific allegations against you. Theft is a type of property crime, and it happens when someone takes another person’s property without permission. There are different types of theft charges, and the severity of the charges against you depend on the value of the stolen property and other factors.

Fraud is a type of white collar crime, and it involves the deception of another person for the purpose of financial gain. There are different types of fraud, and they can include the following:

  • Credit card or debit card fraud
  • Securities fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Tax fraud

Both fraud and theft charges involve unlawfully taking another person’s property, assets or money. If you are facing either of these charges, you would be wise to fight back and seek a positive outcome to your case.

Start Building Your Defense Today

If you are facing criminal charges of theft or fraud in California, we can help. Our lawyers are experienced in complex criminal matters of all kinds, and we are dedicated to serving the interests of each client on a personal level.

Our firm offers free initial case evaluations, which means you can learn about your legal options without pressure or financial obligation. Call us at or send us an email to make an appointment. We help people located in Costa Mesa and nearby communities who have been charged with theft or fraud offenses.