Aggressive Defense Against Theft Charges

If law enforcement has accused you of theft, you may be tempted to try and explain why your actions have been misunderstood. However, anything you say will be used against you. Select an experienced theft defense attorney prepared to help level the playing field against you. A criminal conviction has far reaching implications beyond jail time and hefty fines. Your employment opportunities or chances of being approved for housing or credit could be put at risk.

Seeking to Level the Playing Field for More Than 30 Years

At Coodin & Overson, PLLP, we have more than 30 year of experience defending against high-stake criminal charges throughout Minnesota. Whether you are accused of a misdemeanor shoplifting offense or are facing felony charges, we have the skills and tenacity to protect your rights. Our defense lawyers know how to uncover any holes in the prosecution's case, while seeking to find any evidence that can be used in your favor. Contact our Lake Elmo theft defense attorneys today to learn how we can protect your rights during a free initial consultation.

Aggressively Defending Against Theft Charges in Minnesota

Our criminal defense attorneys have extensive experience defending against felony and misdemeanor theft charges, including

  • Shoplifting
  • Credit card fraud
  • Medicare and Medicaid fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Accounting fraud
  • Tax evasion
  • Grand larceny

After defending clients for more than 30 years, we know how to anticipate the steps prosecutors will likely take when pursuing theft charges against individuals in Minnesota. We focus on staying ahead of the prosecution through undermining their work every chance we get. Our defense lawyers conduct thorough investigations to reveal any inconsistencies or inaccurate pieces of evidence they have obtained against you.

We also conduct thorough investigations to try and uncover any evidence that can be used in your favor. If you are accused of shoplifting, we may be able to use surveillance video footage to show you were wrongfully accused. We also have access to network specialists and Internet experts when defending against theft charges involving online transactions. Through our investigative work, we may be able to show someone else hacked into your operating system and conducted the illegal activity without your knowledge. An alibi may also show you were not using your computer when the illegal activity allegedly occurred online. Every theft charge is fact specific and a prosecutor must prove the crucial element of "intent." We will evaluate every angle possible to ensure your constitutional rights are protected.

Contact Our Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyers Today

Even if the charges cannot be dropped, we may be able to negotiate for a reduction in penalties based on lack of criminal history or our ability to show you made an innocent mistake. Our experienced attorneys know when to fight for an acquittal or when to negotiate for a favorable resolution. Contact our Minnesota criminal defense attorneys to learn how we can defend your rights during a free consultation.