Is Theft a Felony or Misdemeanor in Arizona? [Infographic]
The Arizona laws for theft as laid out in A.R.S. 13-1802 define theft in several different ways.
This includes, but is not limited to:
Taking an item without permission
Borrowing an item without asking permission
Having permission to borrow an item, but not following the rules set forth by the owner
Finding an item and keeping it without trying to find its proper owner
Controlling an item you know to be stolen
Obtaining an item or services through fraud
Obtaining a service you know is only available through compensation and not paying
Under Arizona theft laws, a theft will be considered a Class 1 Misdemeanor unless:
The value exceeds $1,000
The object is physically taken from someone
The object is a firearm
The object is an animal
If you or someone you love has been charged with theft, it’s very important to have an experienced Arizona Defense Attorney in your corner.
At Tyler Allen Law Firm, we know what’s at stake and we will work tirelessly with you to create a personal defense and get the best possible outcome.
Contact us online or call us today at (602) 456-0545.