Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal Defense Attorney

Gig Wyatt - Serving Salem, Marion County since 1985

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Property Crimes

Theft, destruction of property, grand theft auto are the major categories of property crimes. The following categories include the full range of property crimes legal representation. If you are arrested for a property crime , you can immediately ask for a lawyer. You do not have an obligation to talk to the police and, in fact, most people convict themselves when they do talk to the police. - "Touch to call" - 24/7 Phone Support 503-378-7744

Theft- Robbery Legal Defense

Theft is the act of willfully removing property form another person without their consent.

Armed Robbery

When force or the threat of force is used to take money or property from another individual. This could include assault, a knife, or a gun to coerce a person to give up their cash or property.


Burglary is the unlawful entry into a home or other closed structure, often by force or coercion, with the intent of stealing property from another or committing some other crime. Oregon State Law describes first degree burgalry as:
" (1)A person commits the crime of burglary in the first degree if the person violates ORS 164.215 (Burglary in the second degree) and the building is a dwelling, or if in effecting entry or while in a building or in immediate flight therefrom the person:
(a)Is armed with a burglary tool or theft device as defined in ORS 164.235 (Possession of a burglary tool or theft device) or a deadly weapon;
(b)Causes or attempts to cause physical injury to any person; or (c)Uses or threatens to use a dangerous weapon.
(2) Burglary in the first degree is a Class A felony. [1971 c.743 §137; 2003 c.577 §10]burglary"

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