Identity Theft Attorney in Miami
Facing Charges for Identity Theft in FL?
Using someone else’s personal information without their consent constitutes
identity theft, a charge which can carry serious penalties, even prison
time, if a conviction is reached. While you or a loved one may have been
accused of wrongdoing, you need to be aware that you have certain rights
no matter what you have been suspected of doing. When your future is at
stake, make sure you call a trusted Miami identity theft defense attorney
from our firm immediately.
Rothman & Associates, P.A. has been serious defending criminal cases
for more than 35 years, meaning we know what it takes to win. Lead attorney
Rothman is a Board Certified Criminal Trial lawyer and Criminal Trial
Advocacy Specialist, so you can trust that we can provide you with counsel
you can rely on and fierce advocacy to protect your freedom at all costs.
What counts as identity theft?
The motivation for stealing a person’s identity can affect the charges
and sentencing, since identities can theoretically be stolen for any number
Identity theft can be associated with crimes including:
Florida Identity Theft Laws
In Florida, the act of using another's personal information to obtrain
property or other items valuing more than $5,000 are facing a second-degree
felony. Identity theft can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony,
and either in State of Federal courts, depending on the unique circumstances
of your accusation.
As an example, using another person’s personal Information can result
in at least a third degree felony charge in state court, but carry a 2 year
minimum prison sentence in Federal court. The penalty for many identity theft
charges can be long prison sentences, sometimes as long as 30-40 years,
and extremely large fines, even in excess of $1,000,000.
Your Defense Must Begin Today
You need to reach out to a skilled Miami
theft crime defense lawyer as soon as you are arrested to begin your defense. Our firm can
fight hard to undermine the prosecution’s case against you in any
number of ways. We fully understand what you are up against with identity
theft charges and we can keep you fully informed of your rights and how
we can help.
Set up a
case evaluation with our team to begin your case today—(305) 570-4439!