Theft, Robbery & Burglary FAQ

Can I be deported for this?

In order for a non-citizen to be deported, he or she has to have been convicted of committing an aggravated felony. This could be a theft or a violent crime in which you were sentenced for a minimum of one year.

What’s the difference between theft, robbery, and burglary?

When it comes to theft, robbery, and burglary, the difference is the forced used and the intent of the individual. The class of criminal offense for these crimes is determined by monetary value of the item(s) stolen.

What constitutes a burglary?

The intent to commit a crime is what differentiates burglary from robbery or theft. Additionally, the punishment for burglary is more severe.

I’m being accused of burglary, but I didn’t steal anything. What’s going on?

A person can be convicted of burglary without stealing.

If a person enters a building without consent, this constitutes a break and entry by burglary standards.

Additionally, if a defendant enters the building with the intent to commit a crime, but is caught before the crime or theft takes place, that person can still potentially be charged with burglary.

Como comprueban el intento en un robo?

Para comprobar intento, el fiscal intentara investigar si usted menciono el intento de robar con alguien antes de entrar al edificio.

Ellos verán sus acciones y sus decisiones antes y después de entrar al edificio.

Si usted estaba cargando una bolsa grande, el fiscal podría decir que usted demostró intento..

Adicionalmente, ellos miraran en su pasado. Si usted tiene historial de robo, eso puede incrementar su convicción de robo.

What constitutes identity theft in Colorado?

In Colorado, Identity Theft is covered in the statutes under C.R.S. 18-5-902.  C.R.S. 18-5-902 defines Colorado identity theft as when a person:

  1. knowingly possesses or uses the personal identifying information, financial identifying information, or financial device of another without permission or lawful authority with the intent to obtain (or assist another in obtaining) cash, credit, property, services, or any other thing of value or to make a financial payment; or to aid another in doing the same
  2. with the intent to defraud, falsely makes, completes, alters, or utters a written instrument or financial device containing any personal identifying information or financial identifying information of another
  3. knowingly possesses the personal identifying information or financial identifying information of another without permission or lawful authority; a) to use in applying for or completing an application for a financial device or other extension of credit; or b) with the intent to obtain a government-issued document.
Puedo ser deportado por cometer robo de identidad?

Adicionalmente de tener una sentencia de prisión, cargos de robo de identidad pueden tener consequencias migratorias, incluyendo deportación.

Robo de identidad es visto como crimen de baja moral; juezes de inmigracion pueden ordenar la dpeortacion si la persona es encontrada o se declara culpable a un cargo de robo de identidad.

Cual será mi castigo?

Su castigo puede variar acuerdo al tipo de robo al cual usted a sido acusado y la cantidad que esta siendo questionada. Hable con un experto para saber cual puede ser el castigo, si se puede reducir el castigo, o si su caso puede ser retirado.

Que sigue?

Cualquiera de estos cargos podría afectar su futuro de manera mayor. Podra dificultar conseguir trabajo, tal vez no podrá conseguir su licencia, y quedara con antecedentes penales.

Entendemos esto, y queremos ayudarle en obtener un un mejor futuro. Contacte La Oficina del Abogado Andres R. Guevara, donde tratamos nuestros clientes como personas. Nosotros estaremos a su lado, y escucharemos sus necesidades. Nosotros tomaremos en consideración sus preocupaciones y puntos de vista y peliaremos para asegurar que usted tenga un mejor futuro.

Will a shoplifting charge go on my record?

Yes. Any shoplifting or theft conviction will leave you with a permanent criminal record, regardless of the value of what was taken. This is why it’s essential that you call an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible if you’re being accused of committing shoplifting.

Su identidad es su vida.

Hablanos hoy para una consulta gratis y descubre como podemos ayudar su caso de robo de identidad o su caso de robo.

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