Accused of embezzlement? Advice from a former D.A.

Accused of embezzlement? Advice from a former D.A.

More info at http://www.shouselaw.com/embezzlement.html California embezzlement laws in Penal Code 503, explained by a former district attorney, now criminal defense lawyer. Embezzlement is when you have lawful possession of someone else’s property, but then convert it to an illegal use. In California law Penal Code 503, embezzlement can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the value of the property. Penalties for embezzlement can include probation, jail or prison time, restitution to the victim and a criminal record. But many innocent people hey wrongly accused of embezzlement. A good criminal defense lawyer may be ableto get the charges reduced or dismissed.