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Theft

Theft, in Scots law, is ‘the taking or appropriating the property of another without the true owner’s consent and with the intent to deprive the owner of that property.’ This is a straightforward definition at first glance, but theft is an offence with many subtle variations.

Theft Defence Lawyers Alloa, Fife, Stirling & Dundee

For instance, theft can be committed by finding property and failing to return it, or it can be committed even where the accused person fully intends to return the stolen property.

Theft can also be ‘aggravated’ – common aggravations include breaking into a house or other lockfast place. Aggravations may lead to an increased sentenct.

At MJS we have experience of defending our clients from the full specutrum of charges of theft – from theft by shoplifting right through to theft of high-value items.

If you have been accused of theft, it’s important you contact us at the earliest opportunity. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

We fearlessly defend our clients in Alloa, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy, Methil, Perth, Stirling and throughout Scotland.

Contact our Theft Defence Lawyers Scotland

If you have been accused of theft or any other crime, it’s important to act fast. Call our criminal defence lawyers in Dunfermline on 01383730466, in Kirkcaldy on 01592640680, in Alloa on 01259725922 or make an online enquiry

Dunfermline

Martin Johnston & Socha
11 Maygate
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 7NE


Tel: 01383730466
Fax: 01383 621 440
Email: dunfermline@mjscriminaldefencelawyers.co.uk

Kirkcaldy

Martin Johnston & Socha
47 Whytescauseway
Kirkcaldy
Scotland
KY1 1XD


Tel: 01592640680
Fax: 01592 640 687
Email: kirkcaldy@mjscriminaldefencelawyers.co.uk

Alloa

Martin Johnston & Socha
Top Floor
2 Candleriggs
Alloa
FK10 1EA


Tel: 01259725922
Fax: 01259 725923
Email: alloa@mjscriminaldefencelawyers.co.uk

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