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People v. Y.Y. (Petty Theft)

Case Conclusion Date: 12.05.2012

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Reduction to an infraction

Description: Client shoplifted over $400 worth of items from Sears and admitted to the conduct. However, client was not a citizen and a guilty plea to misdemeanor theft would lead to immigration consequences. Through extensive negotiations with the DA's office, Fred Thiagarajah negotiated a reduction of the charges to Penal code section 490.1, an infraction.

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