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Receiving Stolen Property Lawyers in Orange County

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Have you been charged with Receiving Stolen Goods? Many times, people who are charged with this offense were completely unaware that the items they purchased had been stolen. If convicted, you may have a felony on your criminal record, limiting your opportunities for certain jobs and and disqualifying you from certain types of Government aid.

Call the attorneys at Law Offices of Randy Collins today at (844) 285-9559 to find out how we can provide you with a free case evaluation to help you determine what options are available for your defense.

Anyone who knowingly buys or receives property that has been stolen or obtained through theft or excursion can be found guilty of violating California Penal Code 496(a). If the stolen property is a motor vehicle, the act violates California Penal Code 496d(a).

In order to prosecute for Receiving Stolen Goods in violation of Penal Code 496 (a), the state must prove that:

  1. The accused bought or sold or received or aided in selling property that had been stolen or obtained by extortion
  2. When the accused acted, he or she knew that the property had been stolen or obtained by extortion.

In order to prosecute for Orange County Receiving Stolen Goods, violation of Penal code 496d (a), the state has the burden to prove:

  1. The accused bought or sold or received or aided in selling property that had been stolen or obtained by extortion
  2. When the accused acted, he or she knew that the property had been stolen or obtained by extortion.
  3. The property in question was a motor vehicle, trailer, construction equipment or naval vessel.

For violating Penal Code 496d(a) those charged with misdemeanor Receiving Stolen Goods violations face:

  • Imprisonment in county jail for up to one year, and/or
  • Fine of up to $1000

Those charged with a felony violation of Penal Code 496d(a) receiving Stolen Goods face:

  • Imprisonment in state prison for 16 months, 2 years or 3 years, and/or
  • Fine of up to $10,000

If you are facing charges for Receiving Stolen Goods in Orange County, we can help you through this difficult time. Being charged with a criminal offense can be a very stressful and scary situation.

Call (844) 285-9559 to speak with Randy Collins by taking advantage of a free consultation. They can help you better understand your charges and potential penalties.

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