Serving the Elizabeth NJ Superior Court & All Municipal Courts in Union County

Union County NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

Over 100 Year of Combined Experience

Former County & Municipal Prosecutors



Theft Charges

Photograph of person committing a theft by stealing the property of someone.If you landed on this page, you undoubtedly were arrested or charged with some form of theft offense in Union County. The term “theft” is a generally used to describe an entire group of charges stemming from taking or depriving property from its true owner. Since these types of offenses uniformly involve some level of dishonesty or a propensity to steal, a conviction can have cause significant negative consequences to an individual’s future. Your objective, if you are facing such a charge, should therefore be to find the attorney that can provide you with the best opportunity to preserve your freedom and record. The 8 criminal attorneys at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver, many of whom are former prosecutors, possess over 100 years in collective practice to provide the level of expertise you demand.

Skilled In The Defense Of All Theft Charges

Time and time again we read statements on the internet regarding the experience of other attorneys yet you cannot even find how long they have been licensed. In other instances, it is readily apparent that the lawyer is a jack of all trades and criminal law is but one practice area for them. The lawyers in our defense practice, all 8 of them, do nothing but defend individuals arrested or charged with violating the law. And most of them possess a minimum of 10 years in practice and, in many cases, over 20 years. We have both the experience and muscle you need to insure a favorable result in the following theft cases:

Our team has handled countless numbers of cases involving these charges throughout Union County, including at the Superior Court in Elizabeth and all municipal courts. We know the who, what and where that is necessary to effectively defend all of these theft offenses.

The severity of a theft crime depends on the “degree of offense” involved. The least severe are disorderly persons offenses and these are typically handled in municipal court. Then comes indictable offenses, the term used in New Jersey to refer to felony charges. Felony thefts generally range from Fourth Degree to Second Degree crimes. All three (3) grades (i.e. 4th, 3rd & 2nd) carry maximum sentences that include state prison. With thousands of theft cases under our belts, the attorneys at our firm understand exactly what is necessary to avoid a poor outcome.

Union County Theft Charge Defense Attorney

Whether this is your first offense or you have priors, we are certain that you are concerned about the possible outcome of your case. Here at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver, we can provide you with the level of confidence that comes with representation by one of the largest and most highly experienced criminal defense firms in not only Union County but the entire state. Whether you were arrested for a disorderly persons offense for shoplifting, second degree theft by deception, or any charge in between, we certainly possess the know how and fortitude to successfully fight for you. Call us now at 908-272-1700 for a thorough consultation free of charge.