First offence and court in 2 weeks for shoplifiting what should i do

got caught shoplifting at walmart and was arrested the amount total was $35 and it is my first offence i have court in 2 weeks what should i do and what might happen

Asked almost 6 years ago in New Jersey
Categories: Criminal Law

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R. Douglas Kettell

Answer by R. Douglas Kettell

Not VerifiedMaryland lawyer

You should retain counsel in New Jersey thet does criminal defense. At issue will be your prior criminal record. In Maryland your offense would only be a misdemeanor. I am licensed in Maryland  only. As such, New Jersey counsel would be critical to your matter.

Posted almost 6 years ago

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