Shoplifting under $50 including alcohol and I am 18. First offense
If this is your first court date not much typically happens. They will make sure you understand your rights and the charges against you and ask you how you plead - definitely not guilty - and whether you want to be screened for a public defender or if you plan to hire private counsel.
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