Orange County Theft Defense

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Theft Lawyers In Orange County | Orange County Criminal Defense Since 1987 

The Orange County criminal courts in Westminster, Fullerton, Santa Ana, and Newport Beach take theft crimes very seriously. Depending on whether you have prior theft-related convictions, the amount of the theft, and the sophistication of the crime, jail time and significant fines can result if you are convicted. Whether you are facing a first offense petty theft or a felony embezzlement, it is wise that you consult with a skilled Orange County theft defense attorney with extensive experience defending theft crimes. Our OC theft defense attorneys recognize the consequences of a theft conviction on your reputation and future employment prospects. Therefore, we aggressively advocate for dismissals through diversion or reductions to lesser non-theft offenses.

Common Theft Crimes In Orange County

Theft crimes include a wide array of criminal offenses that can range in seriousness from minor misdemeanors, such as petty theft and shoplifting, to more serious felony level offenses, such as grand theft, embezzlement, and burglary. The following are a few of the theft offenses we have successfully defended in each of the Orange County criminal courts:

  • Petty Theft            Theft of property valued below $950
  • Grand Theft          Theft of property valued above $950
  • GTA                        Theft of a motor vehicle
  • Shoplifting            Retail theft during business hours and with prior intent
  • Robbery                 Theft committed through the use or threat of force
  • Fraud                      Theft committed by using deception or false pretense
  • Embezzlement      Theft of property entrusted to you

Contact Our OC Theft Lawyers For A Free Case Review

Since 1987, Orange County theft defense lawyers Eugene Hanrahan and Stephen Sitkoff have helped countless clients in Orange County avoid jail and most importantly, theft-related convictions on their criminal records. Top rated by Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, and Avvo, Mr. Hanrahan and Mr. Sitkoff are former senior prosecutors who possess the experience and reputation required to ensure you receive the best theft defense representation in Southern California. Call us today at (714) 456-9955 to schedule a FREE consultation at our Irvine office. For our clients’ convenience, we maintain office locations in the following Orange County cities:

Orange, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Irvine, and Santa Ana.

Related Orange County Theft Defense Links

Huntington Beach Petty Theft Lawyer

Fullerton Shoplifting Lawyer


Stephen Sitkoff

Stephen Sitkoff

Partner and Criminal Defense Attorney

Stephen Sitkoff is a partner at Sitkoff & Hanrahan who started his legal career as a deputy district attorney more than 30 years ago prosecuting cases throughout the LA criminal court system in Southern California.
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Eugene Hanrahan

Partner and Criminal Defense Attorney

Eugene Hanrahan is both a former federal and county prosecutor and partner at Sitkoff & Hanrahan, LLP with two decades of criminal law experience. Mr. Hanrahan’s criminal defense expertise ranges from misdemeanors to serious, complex felony cases.
James Kim

James Kim

Senior Case Analyst

James possesses over a decade of legal experience and serves as the firm’s senior case analyst handling the initial calls from prospective clients.