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Contact Johnson & Nicholson for Legal Assistance against Theft Crimes

If you have been charged with a theft crime, call Attorney Carnell Johnson as soon as possible for dedicated legal counsel and aggressive representation in court.

As a Charlotte defense attorney, we at Johnson & Nicholson fight hard to protect our clients from the possibility of deportation and denial of change of status because of the criminal charge.

Theft Crimes and Your Immigration Status – What’s at Stake

Crimes of this nature encompass a range of felony offenses and misdemeanor crimes, including shoplifting, employee theft, stolen checks, embezzlement, credit card theft, identity theft, robbery, and burglary.

You will likely be targeted with removal if there is evidence that you committed a crime of moral turpitude or an aggravated felony crime, and to prevent this outcome you must take action as early as possible.

An arrest for theft results in serious criminal penalties, including jail or prison, fines, probation and community service. The severity of the charges will depend on the type and amount of property stolen, its value and whether or not the theft involved an organized criminal activity.

If you have been charged with a theft crime in Mecklenburg County or Union County, a counselor at law Johnson & Nicholson can review your case and explain available defense options to you in detail.

Why it is Important to for Immigrants in Charlotte to Seek Theft Defense from an Attorney?

Even if you are allowed to stay in this country after being charged, you may have a difficult time with the process of citizenship/naturalization in the future, as you must be able to prove to immigration authorities that you are a person of good moral character.

Faced with the effect of conviction on immigration status as well as the possibility of imprisonment and fines, you cannot afford to delay retaining an attorney. We at Johnson & Nicholson will work tirelessly to secure your acquittal or to have the charges dropped on the grounds of insufficient evidence. It may also be possible to negotiate with the prosecutor to have the charges reduced to a less serious crime which will not threaten your immigration status.

Contact a Charlotte theft lawyer today for an in-depth consultation about your options and to learn more about how we can help you seek a favorable outcome for a criminal charge of theft.


Contact Johnson & Nicholson Charlotte Attorneys for Legal Assistance against Robbery Charges

Robbery is a Class G felony involving the taking of another person’s property by force, violence, threats or intimidation. It is a serious crime in our state.

Effect of Robbery Crimes on Your Immigration Status

If you are an immigrant charged with robbery, you may face a very real threat of deportation, and will need knowledgeable legal counsel well-versed in both immigration and criminal defense law.

A Charlotte immigration defense lawyer can investigate the accusations against you and discuss all of your defense options and the possible outcomes of your case.

At the offices of Johnson & Nicholson, we have extensive experience helping immigrants facing criminal charges successfully avoid deportation.

We are dedicated to protecting immigrants from all types of criminal charges, including robbery. Even if you have already been convicted, it may be possible to obtain post-conviction relief that can preserve the status of your immigration visa or green card.

Criminal Defense for Immigrants Charged with Robbery in Charlotte

Johnson & Nicholson attorneys are recognized for criminal defense and have provided effective legal advocacy to clients accused of robbery in Mecklenburg County& Union County. We will look for flaws in the prosecution’s case that can be used in your defense and possibly result in a reduction in charges or case dismissal. Plus, we keep all of our clients up-to-date on any matters pertaining to their legal situation, and you can depend on us to aggressively protect their rights.

Attorney Carnell Johnson has been a legal professional for over 10 years, and worked in the NJ Attorney General’s Office and Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office before starting his own firm. He is also a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Mecklenburg County Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association and New Jersey Bar Association.

Contact a Charlotte robbery attorney for proven legal advice if you are an immigrant facing robbery charges.

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