Glendale Shoplifting Defense Lawyer
As the city of Glendale continues to grow in size, and places like Arrowhead Mall serve greater numbers of shoppers, instances of shoplifting have also started to increase. Even a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting can carry serious consequences upon a conviction, and, if you are facing such a charge, it is important that you talk with an experienced criminal defense lawyer about your options.
The attorneys at The Baker Law Firm, LLC, in Phoenix, Arizona, provide theft crimes defense to individuals charged with shoplifting in Glendale, Arizona dozens of times per year. Michael Baker is a former public defender who has obtained, reduced and dismissed charges in theft and shoplifting cases throughout the state. If you have never been in trouble with the law before, and are frightened by the thought of going to jail and having your future impacted, talk with us as soon as possible.
Contact The Baker Law Firm, LLC to learn more about our criminal defense in Glendale, Arizona, for shoplifting and theft charges. Call 602-842-0359 to schedule an appointment for an initial consultation.
Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Charges and Penalties
Depending upon the amount of allegedly stolen goods and property, and the circumstances involved, the charges can range from a misdemeanor to a felony and can carry penalties that may include fines, probation and jail time. Any shoplifting charge in Glendale, however, can put a permanent mark on your criminal record that can impact your opportunities for employment, secondary education and more.
In some cases, it may be possible to complete a diversion program, which will remove the charges from your record. While not all jurisdictions offer this program, our firm will pursue this option for clients when appropriate. We also represent juveniles charged with shoplifting.
Speak With Our Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you have been arrested for shoplifting or theft in Glendale, or elsewhere in the state of Arizona, contact The Baker Law Firm, LLC to protect your rights. Send us an e-mail or call us to schedule an initial consultation, where we can discuss your situation. Call our office in Phoenix at 602-842-0359 to make an appointment.