Daytona Beach Shoplifting Defense Attorney
For a Case Consultation, Call (888) 785-6548
Shoplifting is the number one property crime in America, and the consequences
of a shoplifting conviction can have a serious impact. Depending on the
type of charge, penalties may include fines, probation, community service,
jail, prison sentences, and a criminal record. This is a matter not to
be taken lightly. Therefore you need an experienced
criminal defense lawyer to fight for your interests.
Why Choose Our Shoplifting Defense Lawyers?
- 20+ years of combined legal experience
- Former prosecutors backing your defense
- Aggressive and skilled legal representation
- Winner of Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for 2015
We understand how to build an effective case in your support. As former
state prosecutors who now defend against criminal charges, we have been
on both sides of the courtroom. We can use this experience to your advantage
in understanding how the state develops a case, and how to effectively
fight it. Discover your possible defenses today through a case consultation.
Call (888) 785-6548 today to schedule your
Shoplifting Charges & Penalties
Shoplifting refers to the act of unlawfully removing goods from a store
without paying for them. Depending on the value of the goods allegedly
taken, the charge will be either petty theft or grand theft.
- Petty theft refers to goods stolen between $1 and $299
- Grand theft refers to goods stolen with a value beyond $300
Petty theft is usually charged as a misdemeanor for first time offenders,
but repeat offenders may receive a misdemeanor or felony charge depending
on the circumstance. Grand theft is not typically charged as a misdemeanor.
More often it is a third degree felony punishable by a maximum of 5 years
up, or as much as a first degree felony punishable by up to 30 years in prison.
Regardless, a shoplifting conviction on your criminal record can have serious
consequences for your future prospects. We at Buckmaster & Ellzey
understand this. Contact a Daytona Beach criminal defense lawyer to discuss
how we can give you the skilled representation you need to fight your