Arested in walmart with over 500, i banded myself ($1000)

Asked about 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

Its class A and scheduled for court hearing on 07/10/13, never been arested before, is there any chance to dismis it
Thanks for your help

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  1. Joseph Francis Vinas

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    Answered . There's always a chance. You need to hire a lawyer and have him or her evaluate the case.

    If you are a first offender, and they will not dismiss the case, you may be able to secure a Pre-Trial Diversion or a deferred adjudication on a class c misdemeanor which could eventually lead to dismissal and expunction.

    You need to hire a lawyer to help you navigate this case. You want to keep a theft off your record if possible.

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  2. Macy Michelle Jaggers

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    Answered . There's always a chance. Dallas won't let you represent yourself so you'll have to hire an attorney. It sounds like you may qualify for a memo agreement, which results in a dismissal. Just start calling attorneys to find out about fees and payment plans. Most of us offer free consultations.

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  3. James Donald Garrett

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    Answered . Talk to a criminal attorney in your area. After hearing your detailed facts and circumstances, they will be able to properly advise you on what to do.

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  4. Nicole Elizabeth Knox

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    Answered . Sometimes, theft cases are hard to prove. It depends on the facts of your case and the evidence against you. Sometimes, law enforcement misses surveillance video and witnesses. You should contact a lawyer to help you fight this so that you do not tarnish your record.

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