Embezzlement

Being charged with the crime of embezzlement in Las Vegas can be devastating to your financial stability and your future career prospects. Embezzlement includes the theft of company property that was placed under your authority. The stolen property is usually in the form of cash; however, other types of embezzlement also exist, all of which carry hefty legal consequences.

The Potter Law Firm offers reliable expertise in the often complex legal issues involving the charge of embezzlement. Because the outcome of your case is dramatically impacted by the influence of your attorney, the best way to protect your reputation is to consult a legal professional from Potter Law Firm as soon as possible.

Our professional legal experts offer:

• Comprehensive legal expertise
• Proven courtroom strategies
• Free case evaluation
• Aggressive defense for all clients

Even if you believe that you have done nothing wrong and therefore have nothing to fear, the legal process can be treacherous to navigate without representation. It is strongly recommended that you do not attempt to represent yourself in court during an embezzlement case. A mistake on your part or lack of accurate legal information could damage your reputation and may severely impact your financial situation.

Recent changes in the corporate environment have made white-collar criminal convictions more costly than ever. Our aggressive legal defense can help you to minimize or mitigate the various penalties that could seriously impact you for many years after the sentencing. Because efficiency often drives courtroom decisions, your legal team is an invaluable asset during these proceedings. The expertise of the Potter Law Firm will enable you to take full advantage of every legal protection that you are entitled to under the law.

Sometimes, a charge of embezzlement may be accompanied by other white-collar charges such as fraud, conspiracy, identity theft or other criminal accusations. The more complex your case, the more invaluable will be the services of an attorney from the Potter Law Firm. We can mitigate the damage that these accusations can have upon your professional career.

The sooner you contact our office for a free case evaluation, the better we will be able to represent your interests.

Embezzlement is generally considered to be premeditated, which increases the natural penalty the law applies to this act.  Acts of premeditation generally carry more stiff penalties.

Here are the common elements that constitute the crime of embezzlement

  • Fraudulent – The property acquired is not by right the person who has taken it
  • Conversion – The property rights of another are converted to the person being accused of embezzlement
  • Property – The act of embezzlement involves actual property of another
  • Another’s Property – Obviously, one can not embezzle from himself or herself
  • Lawful Possession – The person taking possession of the property must be in lawful possession of the property at the time of the accusation and not merely in custody of the property.

If you have been accused of embezzlement and need a criminal defense attorney in Las Vegas, please give our office a call.

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