Embezzlement Defense in Murrieta
Have you been accused of embezzlement? According to California Penal Code
section 503, embezzlement is the dishonest act of withholding assets or
obtaining money under a false pretense by an individual who is in a possition of trust.
Examples of embezzlement could be writing a check in your name from an
employer, withdrawing small amounts of cash from a register at closing,
improper use of a company credit card or taking large amounts of cash
over a period of time through a bookkeeping scheme. You could also be
charged with embezzlement for transferring stocks or bonds illegally into
your own name. In addition to embezzlement, various other charges such as
fraud and grand theft may be leveled against an individual.
If you have been arrested for embezzlement, or are under investigation
for embezzlement, now is the time to contact an experienced and aggressive
Murrieta criminal defense lawyer.
Exemplary Criminal Defense Attorney Since 1999
If you are being falsely accused of embezzlment, there are numerous court-recognized
defenses that could be used to help fight for your case. Our goal is to
have your case dismissed as quickly as possible.
On the other hand, if the evidence is overwhelming that you have committed
embezzlement and fraud, our law firm is skilled in helping you avoid a
lenghty sentence. In such a situation, the prosecutor's main concern
is that the victim is compensated for their losses. We can work towards
setting up a payment plan that both the prosecutor and the court will accept.
Since 1999 the
Law Office of Nic Cocis & Associates has provided the best defense for clients charged with embezzlement in
the Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, Banning,
Perris, Corona and Riverside, California, areas. With an in-depth understanding
of the unique concerns related to white collar crimes, Nic Cocis is often
able to help clients avoid jail time, helping them stay with their family
and finding a renewed future. To schedule a
free consultation contact our office by calling