Orange County Shoplifting Defense Lawyer
Overview of Shoplifting Charges in California
Need a lawyer for shoplifting? Shoplifting is the illegal stealing or taking of an item from a place of sale with the intention of not paying or paying less than the stated value. Shoplifting crimes often encompass goods of little value. Punishments for shoplifting crimes consist of a fine, possible community service and a notice of theft on your permanent record. An Orange County criminal defense lawyer can help you establish what options you may have available and take legal action on your behalf.
Building a Shoplifting Defense
Shoplifting often results in minimal punishments but it is essential that you have a professional lawyer on your side to help you negotiate your sentence. Our law firm can help you analyze the details of your charge and investigate every possible option. Although shoplifting normally doesn't result in any jail time, it can have negative lifelong affects. The damage done to your personal record can hinder you career goals and pursuits as well as make it difficult to obtain credit, licenses and other legal documentation.
We understand what you are going through and we encourage you to speak with us about any concern you may have. Our firm strongly believes that you deserve a second chance and that you can correct any mistake you made. We always push to have our cases settled in negotiation to reduce costs, charges and embarrassment. If your case does go to trial, we will defend you aggressively until the end, whether that is an appeal, reduced charge or dropped case.
Looking for a Theft Crime Defense Lawyer Orange County?
The Law Office of Frances Prizzia prides themselves on commitment and dedication. Our clients are always treated with the utmost respect and integrity. We will conduct research and investigations to ensure every fact is correct. Our firm is very passionate about the work we do. The hard work and extreme attention to detail our firm displays will help position your case in a positive light.