I rode to walmart with a friend, my son was getting ready to take a trip for spring break and needed some things so i changed some prices on a few item and paid full price for some,so but before i left the store I was stopped, the store got their merchandise and gave me back my money. I was able to leave, but they didn't say what they were going to do in the mean time. On yesterday I received a notice of hearing for 16-8-14 mis theft by shiplifting<500 -m, I don't know what that means, I have never been in trouble with the law.
Well, now you are. You're charged with misdemeanor Theft by Shoplifting. It carries up to a year in jail and a $1000. You need a lawyer immediately.
The most important right you have is the right to an attorney. Exercise it and hire a lawyer as you are now in trouble with the law.
Hire a lawyer. This being your first offense, a lawyer can help you get this dismissed.
You are being
Charge with the crime of shoplifting. You need to retain an attorney at once. This charge could land you in jail for up to 12 months.
The other attorneys are correct, you are now in trouble with the law. It's good that they didn't arrest you because if you were not arrested and were not fingerprinted then your history can still be kept clean if you handle this case correctly. At least call some attorneys for a consultation to gather options.
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