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Arrested for Embezzlement?

Hire Our Proven Kansas City Criminal Defense Lawyer

Embezzlement occurs when an individual who is entrusted to manage someone else’s money or property mismanages it for his or her own personal gain. Facing charges for a federal offense as serious as embezzlement can result in penalties that can derail your life, which is why it has never been more important to secure aggressive legal representation from a trusted Kansas City criminal defense attorney.

At Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, our criminal defense team has 30 years of combined experience and can provide you with the legal representation you need to secure a favorable outcome. Regardless of how complex your case is, our firm can be trusted to defend your rights.

Call Rokusek Stein Law, LLC today at 913.583.0465 to learn more about your case.

What Penalties Could You be Facing?

Embezzlement can be charged as a state or federal offense, depending on the circumstances of the crime. Under Missouri law, the severity of penalties depend on the value of the money or property stolen. Both federal and state penalties will include a fine and jail or prison time.

If charged as a state offense, embezzlement penalties can include:

  • If the money/property is valued at less than $500: Up to one year in jail and $1,000 in fines
  • If the money/property is valued at more than $500, but less than $25,000: Up to 7 years in prison and a fine of $5,000, or up to double the value of the money or property embezzled
  • If the money/property is valued at $25,000 or more: Up to 15 years in prison and fines up to $5,000 or double the value of what was embezzled

If charged as a federal offense, embezzlement penalties can include:

  • Felony embezzlement: Up to $250,000 in fines and/or up to 10 years of imprisonment
  • Misdemeanor embezzlement: Up to $100,000 in fines and/or up to one year of imprisonment

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

When your rights and liberties are at stake, your choice in representation matters. Should you hire the services of our Kansas City criminal defense attorneys, you can trust that we will work towards nothing less than optimal results with your case. We understand there are two sides to every story and we are prepared to fight for yours.

Contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation.

Why Hire Rokusek Stein Law, LLC?

  • 30+ Years' Combined Legal Experience

  • Start Your Case with a Free Consultation

  • Extensive Trial Experience in Federal & State Court

  • Experience as a Former State & Federal Prosecutor

  • All Cases Handled Personally & Confidentially

  • We've Effortlessly Handled Complex Trial Litigation

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