According to New Hampshire law, there are a dizzying number of ways a person can be charged with theft: By Unauthorized Taking, By Deception, By Extortion. The list goes on. As a general rule, as the amount allegedly stolen increases, so do the potential consequences. Depending upon the amount alleged, theft offenses can be Misdemeanors, Class B Felonies, or Class A Felonies.
Theft convictions are to be avoided at all costs, as the record they leave closes so many doors on the employment front. If, as an employer, you had to choose between two identical job applicants, but one had a theft conviction, which would you choose? They best way around this dilemma is to avoid a conviction in the first place. You maximize your chance with experienced and effective counsel.