i received a letter in the mail from the courthouse. retail theft charge from a video surveillance, From a gas station.
1. i did have a plea and abeyance retail charge 4 years ago.
2. What will I be facing if this is true?
You should get a good attorney who has experience in these matters. You can maybe do another abeyance, it will depend more on the prosecutor than the court. The good news is that it is likely just a misdemeanor (but I would need to know more to say for sure). In most cases like this, you get a fine and probation, along with a class in some instances. If your lawyer is good, you can get an abeyance. Good luck. Just hire someone good. There is a very very very low likelihood you would do jail, so don't sweat that. Too much. Again, as long as your lawyer is good, that won't happen.
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