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Retail Theft Attorney in West Palm Beach | Will I Get Arrested for Shoplifting?

Shoplifting? It sounds like a petit crime that a teenager would commit. But, the truth is that it is a serious crime, especially when the item taken is more valuable. If you’re caught shoplifting and charges are pressed, you’re going to need a retail theft attorney in West Palm Beach. Here’s why:

Petit Theft v. Grand Theft

Petit theft is a misdemeanor. That’s because the value of what was taken is less than $300. Grand theft is extremely serious, as it is a felony and can land you in prison for up to 30 years. This includes any value at $300 or more. Even though petit theft may seem like a minor crime, it can lead to bigger issues for you. That includes not only a criminal record but driver’s license suspension, loss of professional memberships, and loss of academic scholarships.

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Will I Be Arrested if I Shoplift?

There is a very good chance that you will be arrested if you shoplift. However, there are several stipulations surrounding shoplifting charges and verdicts. How much in value did you take? How did you behave when you were caught? Do you have a clean record or previous history? How good is your lawyer? All of this can determine if charges are dropped or if you get off easy.

Are You in Need of a Retail Theft Attorney in West Palm Beach?

Whether you committed the crime or not, you have the right to a retail theft attorney in West Palm Beach. So, hire the best. If you’re in need of help, contact us at the law offices of David Olsen today.

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