Have you been charged with a credit card theft, forgery, or fraud Offence?
If you have been charged with credit card theft or fraud, under the Criminal Code of Canada, section 380, you will need to hire a lawyer to defend your case and negotiate with the Crown Attorney in order to ensure your charge is Withdrawn. Our criminal lawyers defend many clients who have been charged as a result of an incident relating to credit card theft or fraud. The Criminal Code outlines: "Every one who, by deceit, falsehood or other credit card theft or fraudulent means, whether or not it is a false pretence within the meaning of this Act, decredit card theft or frauds the public or any person, whether ascertained or not, of any property, money or valuable security or any service. The police will lay a charge where you will have a first court date in the Ontario Court of Justice. It is recommended that you hire a lawyer prior to your first court date, in order to ensure that your rights are protected from the start. The Maximum Sentence for a credit card theft or fraud Charge, if the Crown elects Summarily (less serious) is 6-months jail or a $5000 Fine. If the Crown elects Indictable, the maximum sentence is 14 years jail. There are several factors that go into the defence of a credit card theft or fraud charge, and our criminal lawyers attend court on your behalf without you having to miss work or school. Our criminal lawyers are very discrete, and will ensure that your charges are kept to the standard of confidentiality, as we do for all our clients. We will provide you with a free, telephone, case evauation consultation, and discuss the merits of your case. If you have been charged with a serious offence like credit card theft or fraud offence, you must contact an experienced criminal lawyer without delay. We offer free consultations, so do not hesitate to call our office and speak to a criminal lawyer immediately.
At Scardicchio Law Office Professional Corporation, our Criminal Lawyers have the skills and knowledge to help you defend a credit card theft or fraud or shoplifting charge. We regularly appear for our clients defending credit card theft or fraud and credit card theft or fraud charges in the courts, such as Brampton, Milton, Newmarket and Toronto. When you retain our office, you are hiring competent lawyers who will give you the time to explain your side of the story. We will review whether there are any defences to your charge in law. We will also review your disclosure once you have retained us and we will determine many other factors in order to defend your case, or have your charge withdrawn. Our goal is to have your theft charge withdrawn. Our Criminal Lawyers will successfully defend your case in the courts. If you would like to discuss your criminal charge of credit card theft or fraud, then please contact us at (647) 607-7529 and speak to a Criminal Lawyer immediately in a free, no-obligation telephone consultation. We want to help you through this difficult time, and our primary focus above all is to have your credit card theft or fraud charge withdrawn in order to ensure that you do not receive a criminal record.
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