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Salt Lake City Criminal Lawyer - Utah Theft Defense Attorney

Stephen Howard has extensive experience defending Utah theft cases.  During his career, he has successfully defended thousands of serious criminal charges including theft, motor vehicle theft, theft by deception, fraud, forgery, and many more.  If you are facing theft or other criminal charges, having an effective Salt Lake criminal attorney on your side can make all the difference.  Stephen Howard has a record of achieving real results for his clients.  Call now to to schedule an initial consultation and case analysis.

Under the Utah criminal code, a theft conviction can result in jail or prison time and thousands of dollars in fines.  The level of a theft offense typically depends on the value of the things taken.  Amounts under $1500 are typically filed as misdemeanors.  But certain items, such as a firearm or a vehicle, can result in an automatic second-degree felony theft charge regardless of value.

Theft charges are also considered "enhanceable" under Utah criminal law.  That means that a new theft charge can be filed as a felony, regardless of the value involved, if you have been twice before convicted of theft or a related charge (e.g. burglary or vehicle burglary) during the last ten years.

Having an experienced and effective attorney on your side can make all the difference when you are facing theft charges. Utah criminal defense attorney Stephen Howard understands that every case is important.  He treats his clients with the respect they deserve, and strives to offer each client the best defense possible.

If you are facing criminal charges for theft or other offenses in the Salt Lake area, contact Stephen Howard now to see how he can help you.


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Serving Salt Lake, Davis, Weber, Utah, Cache, Tooele, Summit, Box Elder, and Wasatch Counties, and all of Utah.

Attorney Stephen Howard practices as part of the Canyons Law Group, LLC and Stephen W. Howard, PC.

Offices in Salt Lake and Davis Counties
560 South 300 East, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
952 S. Main St., Suite A, Layton, UT 84041

Call now to arrange for a confidential initial consultation with an experienced and effective Utah criminal defense lawyer.

In Salt Lake City, call 801-449-1409.
In Davis County, call 801-923-4345.

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