I'm 18 y/o living on my own. Out of near desperation, I was caught shoplifting items like toothpaste and food items from Walmart in Florida. The cost of the items was less that $70. The police were called and I was arrested. They had me sign a trespassing notice (basically saying if I returned before two years they would have me arrested) and I paid the civil fine of $250. My court date is tomorrow and the charges are 812.014(13A). Currently I'm unemployed and cannot afford an attorney.
What can I do to avoid a permanent charge? What will the process be like?I have a juvenal battery charge as well.
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