Scenarios where people get arrested for shoplifting, after demonstrating the intent to steal, include:
While there are no official records, shoplifting is estimated to cost retailers tens of billions of dollars per year in the United States. This is one reason why shoplifting charges are taken seriously by the courts. Penalties for conviction can vary depending on your prior record, the type of shoplifting charge, and the value of goods allegedly stolen. However, with a skilled shoplifting defense lawyer on your side, there is hope to successfully resolve your legal matter.
As your lawyer, I’ll provide you with an individualized defense strategy, according to your goals. In shoplifting cases, especially for a first-time offender, there may be options available to avoid a criminal conviction. I understand that there is a lot at stake when you face criminal charges and that you may have numerous questions throughout the process. Knowing that a simple answer can give you peace of mind, I make myself available to you seven days a week, 24 hours a day, throughout the duration of your case. My job is not only to provide skilled legal representation but also to ease your anxiety by assuring you that I’m working hard to protect your future.
There are various scenarios leading to charges of petty larceny and shoplifting. Contact my office today to learn more about how we can work together to poke holes in the shoplifting case against you.