Accused of Theft? We Will Protect Your Rights

If you are accused of committing theft in DuPage County, Illinois, act quickly to obtain experienced representation. The penalties for a theft conviction can vary widely based on the amount of property allegedly stolen. An experienced attorney will not only defend your rights but will also fight back against inflated property theft charges.

Former Prosecutors Who Know How to Protect Your Rights

At DiBenedetto & Kendall, P.C., we have a clear understanding of what is considered felony or misdemeanor theft, because we have experience working on the other side of the criminal justice system. Our defense lawyers Ernie A. DiBenedetto and Jeffrey G. Kendall collectively have 30 years of experience formerly serving as prosecutors for DuPage and Cook counties. We will not let the prosecution inflate the seriousness of the allegations against you. At the same time, we are fully prepared to uncover any flaws in the prosecution's case. Contact our DuPage County theft defense attorneys to learn how we can protect your rights during a free consultation.

Aggressively Defending Against All Types of Theft Charges

At DiBenedetto & Kendall, P.C., we have the skills, tenacity and legal resources to protect your rights no matter what type of property crime you are accused of committing such as:

  • Identify theft
  • Credit card fraud
  • Shoplifting
  • Burglary or robbery

We are committed to defending your rights, whether you are facing felony or misdemeanor charges. We have decades of experience, yet we won't jump to conclusions without knowing all the facts involved. We will take the time to understand your side of the story as we seek to develop the strongest defense possible. If you are accused of retail theft or shoplifting, surveillance records may help validate that you were wrongfully arrested for a crime you did not commit. Our defense lawyers may also be able to explain why the charges should be dropped, if you mistakenly walked out of the store with the merchandise in hand.

We also have experience handling high-tech identify theft and credit card fraud allegations. Our legal team works with industry-leading computer experts to trace how the illegal activity occurred. We may be able to show someone else hacked into your operating system to conduct the illegal activity without your consent. Every theft crime is fact-specific. We will review every angle possible in pursuit of protecting your rights.

Contact Our Property Theft Crime Attorneys Today

When facing property theft charges, you need an experienced lawyer committed to protecting your right at all costs. This has been our focus for years. We not only defend your rights, but are also highly effective at negotiating with law enforcement as former prosecutors. Contact our defense attorneys to learn how we can defend your rights and mitigate the potential ramifications you face.