Teenage shoplifting in Berlin.

Asked over 1 year ago - New York, NY

I'm 17, living in Berlin, and immigrant.
I was caught shoplifting, and it was my first time, I am truly sorry
now I have to go to court, what should I do?
Can i still stay in Germany?

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  1. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . You need to seek counsel where the shoplifting occurred and where the court is located.

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  2. Michael Lewis Marley

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    Answered . Reading between the lines, my guess is you live in Berlin but got nabbed shoplifting in New York.
    You need to hire a New York lawyer who can arrange for your case to be resolved without you having to take time and great expense to fly back here.
    I've handled these cases many times.

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  3. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . This site is for US law. You need a lawyer in Germany.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more

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