I got convicted with theft at a retail store the items were less than 50 dollars?
1 attorney answer
You should not plead guilty. Ideally, you should hire an attorney to represent you for the best outcome. Theft is considered a crime of moral turpitude, and any level of theft conviction can cause serious problems for you in the future. Your goal should be to receive deferred adjudication or some other diversion program that will allow the case to be dismissed so that you will not have a final conviction on your record. Given your age, there are likely many options for you that will allowyiu to keep it off your record. Whatever you do, do not just plead guilty.