Nevada Embezzlement Lawyer

Embezzlement Defense Attorneys in Las Vegas & Reno

If you have been charged with embezzlement, you should contact an embezzlement lawyer immediately. Depending on the amount embezzlement, you may be faced with felony charges, which can carry severe penalties and long-lasting consequences. An embezzlement lawyer at is ready to represent you. Our lawyers have over twenty years fighting for defendants in the criminal justice system. If you live anywhere in Nevada and are facing embezzlement charges, call today at 877.324.6443 for a free consultation.

Crime of Embezzlement

Embezzlement cases most often involve an employee taking large sums of money from the employer. In Nevada, this sum must exceed $250. The following are some common situations where the crime takes place.

  • Banks
  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants
  • Charities and non-profits
  • Schools and universities
  • Casinos

Embezzlement can also take place in situations without actual money. For example, if you fail to return a leased vehicle, you can be charged with embezzlement.

Embezzlement Conviction Penalties

The penalties for embezzlement depend on the amount embezzled:

  • Less than $250: this is a misdemeanor, which carries a maximum of 6 months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000
  • $250-$2,499: this is a Class C felony, which carries jail time of 1-5 years and fines of up to $10,000
  • $2,500 or greater: this is a Class B felony, which carries jail time of 1-10 years and fines of up to $10,000

Fighting for Favorable Outcomes

Our embezzlement lawyers will fight for you at every stage of the case. Here are some of the positive outcomes our lawyers may achieve for you:

  • Case dismissed
    Through lack of evidence or faulty police procedure, our first defense will be to get the charge thrown out. This can happen at the preliminary hearing or subsequent hearings.
  • Charges reduced
    Sometimes, the client chooses to make a deal with the prosecutor. Many factors will play into this decision and ultimately; it will be up to the client. We have negotiated many plea bargains in favor of our clients. When dealing with the prosecutor we will seek to get no jail time and your record expunged.
  • Acquittal at trial
    Going to trial is every defendant's constitutional right. We will prepare and execute a solid defense that will work towards an all out acquittal of the embezzlement charge.

Protect Your Rights

At , our embezzlement lawyers have successfully defended many clients against embezzlement charges. We perform a thorough investigation of all evidence and testimony against our clients in order to mount the best defense. Call 877.324.6443 for your free consultation. For your convenience, we have offices in Reno and Las Vegas and represent clients from anywhere in Nevada.

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