Client-Focused & Results Driven
Many people who have been arrested for shoplifting falsely come to the conclusion that giving up and accepting the penalties is the best option. A judge will not be swayed by your admittance of guilt or your remorse. Furthermore, any sentencing should be abated if possible, as the criminal justice system will often dole out penalties that are arguably far too severe for the crimes they are meant to punish.
Charged with retail theft? Consider the penalties before you plead guilty:
- Hundreds of dollars in fines
- Days, weeks, or months in jail
- Community service
- Probation period
Fines and jail time can increase considerably depending on the price of the item that was allegedly stolen. Something that costs several hundred dollars, such as a display laptop, for example, may trigger thousands in fines and almost a year behind bars. Additionally, theft crimes often include mandatory restitution paid back to the alleged victim. Monetary restitution is usually equal to $500 or three-times the cost of the item, whichever is greater.
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“He is very fair with his prices and I feel he works for every penny he is paid. I would definitely recommend him to anyone that is needing a criminal defense attorney.”- Lori H.
“I met with him in his office to explain the situation and walked out of the meeting with him knowing exactly what to expect. Mr. Crain not only knows the law, but he also thinks outside the box.”- Erin B.
LEGAL REPRESENTATION THAT STANDS OUT
Not Afraid to Fight For You in Trial
Direct communication with Joshua T. Crain
A tough and aggressive defense approach
Client focused and results-driven
Handled more than 1,000 legal cases
Nearly two decades of trial experience