Case Conclusion Date: 12.30.2013
Practice Area: Criminal defense
Outcome: Reduced to infraction
Description: Client accused of taking $200 value of clothes from Saks and didn’t deny the theft when confronted by the police. Client was 72 years old with no criminal record and didn’t want to plead to a misdemeanor. Initial DA offer was plead to misdemeanor theft with 3 years probation, 1 day jail and fines. 2nd DA offer was plead to misdemeanor theft with 2 years probation, 10 days community service and fines. Final result was client was convicted of an infraction only – Penal Code section 490.1.