Defense Attorneys who Fight Embezzlement Charges for You!
Serving Providence, Warren and all of Rhode Island
At Abilheira Law, LLC, we understand what is at stake when it comes to fighting a serious felony charge such as embezzlement. Everything about your life can change in an instant when you are accused of a crime. The time it takes to resolve your case can be overwhelming, stressful, and exhausting. This is why it is critical that you have an advocate to stand firm by your side through this time.
What is Embezzlement in Rhode Island?
Embezzlement can happen in a variety of ways, from an employee taking from his or her employer to a trusted associates trying to cheat a business, charity, or organization for whom they are working. This crime is defined as taking money, property, or other assets from a person who is in a position of trust. It can also be defined as taking those assets for one’s self-gain if they have been entrusted to safeguard those assets.
The penalties for embezzlement may include the following:
- Embezzlement of less than $100: Fine of up to $1, 000 and up to 1 year in jail
- Embezzlement of $100 or more: Fine of up to $50, 000, or up to 3 times the value of the assets embezzled (whichever is valued more), and up to 20 years in prison, or a combination of the two
You should speak with our Rhode Island criminal defense attorneys as soon as possible to defend yourself from these accusations. As you can see, an embezzlement conviction can be immensely damaging to your reputation, your family, and your freedom.
Contact Us Today
The Rhode Island criminal defense lawyers at Abilheira Law will work tirelessly to fight embezzlement accusations to help you reach a favorable outcome for your case. You do not have to face an uncertain future when you have us on your case! We are experienced, compassionate, and are prepared to handle whatever challenges that you face head-on.
Call us today to request a free case consultation.