Property Crimes Tailoring Your Defense in a System That's Designed to Work Against You

Cleveland Property Crime Attorneys

Aggressive Defense Counsel by Former Prosecutors

When a criminal offense is committed involving another’s property, including homes, apartments, or commercial buildings, they are typically referred to as “property crimes.” Arson and vandalism are two examples. In Ohio, property crimes are severely punished, with penalties ranging up to years or even a decade or more in prison after a conviction. Then there are the other potential consequences of a criminal conviction: its impact on employment opportunities, professional licenses, and even the right to own a firearm.

Patituce & Associates, LLC stands ready to protect your interests in the face of property crime allegations. We can help at any stage of a case, whether you’ve been called in as a “person of interest” or have already been arrested and formally charged. Because our team is led by former prosecutors, we know every strategy they and law enforcement may attempt to use to put you behind bars. We also know how to counteract these strategies.

Get insight into your rights and options by calling (440) 709-8088 or contacting our firm online. Our Cleveland property crime lawyers are prepared to fight for your rights!

Types of Property Crime Cases We Handle

Our Cleveland criminal defense firm takes on all types of cases for clients in Ohio. Although some may consider property crimes to be less serious than violent crimes or other offenses that involve causing harm to another person, significant penalties may be enforced, and a conviction can affect you for the rest of your life. That’s why we push and fight for the best results for every client we represent.

We can handle any property crime case in Cleveland, such as:

Cases like these demand unwavering legal counsel, and that is precisely what we provide.

Challenging Property Crime Charges in Cleveland, OH

When it comes to property crimes, there is no such thing as an “open-and-shut” case. You have undeniable rights outlined in the U.S. Constitution to protect you from a wrongful conviction. Precedents set by case law offer additional guidance and protection. Our Cleveland property crime defense lawyers use our knowledge of these matters to build compelling strategies that exploit weaknesses in the prosecution’s case and expose violations of our clients’ rights.

For example:

  • Were you read your Miranda rights, including your right to remain silent and your right to an attorney?
  • Were you subjected to an unlawful search or arrest?
  • Was evidence mishandled in any way?
  • If there was a witness, is this a case of mistaken identity?
  • Was the alleged property crime justified or committed under duress?

These are just a few key questions we may consider when challenging property crime charges.

Interested in learning more? Contact our firm and schedule a confidential consultation today!

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Results Matter

Recent Victories
  • Charges Avoided Federal Analogue Drug Charges: Unindicted
  • Not Guilty at Trial Attempted Murder/Felonious Assault: State v. Brandon Betliskey
  • Felonies Reduced to a Misdemeanor Mortage Fraud: State v. Bankston (Case 554763)
  • Felonies Reduced to a Misdemeanor Fraud: State v. Bailey
  • Sentence Reduced to 55 Months United States v. Pugh, 1:16-cr-00291-BYP.
  • Dismissed State v. Levanduski
  • Evidence Suppressed, State Lost the Appeal DUI / OVI: City of Cleveland v. Oles
  • Prosecutor Dismissed the OVI Charges OVI: Bay Village v. Keller
  • Reduction in Charges and Client Avoided Mandator OVI: State v. Shaver, Elyria
  • Not Guilty at Trial Felonious Assault / Attempted Murder: State v. Brandon Betliskey
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What Sets Us Apart?

 The Patituce & Associates Difference
  • We Offer No-Cost, Confidential Phone Consultations.

  • Our Team Has Over 70 Years of Combined Experience.

  • Our Lead Attorney Is A Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.

  • Our Attorneys Have Taken Cases to Jury Trials Over 200 Times.

  • We Are the Firm Other Attorneys, Police & Prosecutors Turn To.

  • We Are Available 24/7.

We Refuse to Lose We Have the Experience You Can Count On