Theft is one of the most common crimes in the world, and Virginia prosecutors have a multitude of statutes they can prosecute it under. Theft crimes in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax, can be prosecuted as petit larceny, grand larceny, concealment (shoplifting), embezzlement, obtaining money by false pretenses, robbery, burglary, forgery, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle — to name just a few.

Each offense is unique and the elements the prosecutor needs to prove are distinct.

If you have been charged with a property crime, we will analyze and evaluate your individual case to see if the prosecutor’s version of events actually fits the crime charged.

Be Prepared

When it comes to complex financial crimes, the prosecution may spend months, or even years, preparing a case against you before bringing charges, while the defendant is expected to be prepared to go forward on the court’s timeline.

You need an attorney who knows you and is familiar with your case. We treat each case individually, putting in the time necessary to provide you with a strong, personally tailored defense.

Being convicted of a property crime labels you a “thief” and can have a serious effect on your future. We strive to defend your rights, minimize your exposure, and protect your future.


When you’re ready to call, we’re ready to help. Call us at 703-836-9030, or contact us hereAll communications between our firm and potential clients remain entirely confidential. 

Criminal Defense Attorney

Rebecca Janet Wade

Ms. Wade has represented clients charged with a wide range of offenses from traffic offenses to serious felonies such as aggravated malicious wounding, drug distribution, and sex crimes. Ms. Wade has tried over two dozen jury trials and hundreds of bench trials. Additionally, Ms. Wade has experience handling appeals and has appeared numerous times at the Court of Appeals of Virginia and the Supreme Court of Virginia, earning victories in both Courts.


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