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Shoplifting and Stealing: A First Time Offense - Criminal Law

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Shoplifting can cover everything from candy to alcohol, combs to jewelry, and cleaning supplies to computer equipment. Even if this is your first offense, you can ...

Shoplifting Crimes: Laws, Charges and Penalties | Criminal Law

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For example, in Massachusetts, a first offense of shoplifting, where the ... not more than $250, and the relevant statute makes clear that jail time is not an option.

Juvenile Shoplifting Penalties | Minor Shoplifting | Criminal Law

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However, the crime of shoplifting is the same for juveniles as it is for adults. ... In minor, first-time cases of shoplifting, a juvenile court may choose to do nothing ...

Five things to do if you are charged with shoplifting

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Generally, a first offense shoplifting charge will be issued as a municipal ... also charge a shoplifter criminally; that is, with an offense that may result in jail time. ... Given the potential consequences, you need to be represented by a criminal ...

Petty Theft and Shoplifting - Lawyers.com

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In most instances, shoplifting or petty theft is a misdemeanor, or a low-level offense. ... little value. However, the consequences can be significant. .... Depending on the circumstances, first-time offenders may have the option of “ diversion,” a ...

SHOPLIFTING 101: WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE ARRESTED FOR ...

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... can lead to consequences for a client that will be felt for a long time to come. ... in lieu of having a criminal case in the court, especially if it is a first time arrest.

Am I at Risk of Going to Jail for a First Offense of Shoplifting ...

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You are at risk of possible jail time. The first thing you have to look at to determine your possible jail time risk even for a shoplifting first offense is the actual ...

20/female first time in court for SHOPLIFTING. (what to expect ...

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Mar 12, 2008 ... a couple months ago i was caught shoplifting a pair of fourteen dollar socks from jcpenny. (stupid, i know, i know, i know!) i hate myself for it and ...

Busted: What Happens When Shoplifters Get Caught? : NPR

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Nov 15, 2012 ... Shoplifters who are caught are often prosecuted, but some may also face civil recovery ... And it was, for both of us, the first time we'd ever committed a misdemeanor. ..... And there are other serious consequences, as well.

First Offense Shoplifting in Colorado - What Will Happen to Me?

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Mar 5, 2013 ... It's a First Offense Shoplifting- What Happens if I Get Caught ... A conviction for shoplifting is a theft conviction and could have future consequences, such as ... a notice to appear at a specific court on a specific date and time.

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Will I have to go to jail for a first time shoplifting offense? – 23 Legal ...

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There is no possibility of jail for a 1st offense Shoplifting charge. ... It may sound like a minor consequence, but a Guilty on your CORI will give ...

Shoplifting and Retail Theft - A First Time - Guides - Avvo

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Jun 24, 2011 ... A person arrested for the first time has the opportunity to protect ... you do not have to suffer the consequences of a retail theft/shoplifting arrest ...

I was caught shoplifting from walmart,first time offense ... - Avvo.com

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Oct 19, 2012 ... I was caught shoplifting from walmart,first time offense, taken to jail. what is about to happen to me.? I stole $80.00 worth of merchandise from ...