Miami and Fort Lauderdale Shoplifting and Theft Crime Cases
Have you been charged with a Shoplifting or Theft Crime in the Miami or Fort Lauderdale area?
The consequences of a Shoplifting or Theft Crime conviction can be serious. Shoplifting is considered to be a crime of dishonesty and,as such it is frowned upon by employers, schools, and INS. Penalties for shoplifting can include criminal and civil fines, attendance to anti-theft courses, jail time and/or probation. Because these penalties could be serious, it is important to be represented by an experienced criminal attorney as soon as possible.
Call the Top Criminal Lawyers of Carlos Fleites at (305) 673-4600 today for Miami and Fort Lauderdale area Shoplifting or Theft Crime defense.
Shoplifting and Theft Cases
A person commits theft if he or she knowingly obtains or uses, or endeavors to obtain or to use, the property of another with intent to, either temporarily or permanently.
Shoplifting involves the taking of goods from a store or commercial establishment without paying for them. If the goods are valued at less than $300.00 it will be charged as misdemeanor, where if the value is over $300.00 it will be a third degree felony.