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MIAMI SHOPLIFTING ATTORNEY IN MIAMI FL- 305-279-4740 LAW FIRM OF TROY & SCHWARTZ

HAVE YOU BEEN ACCUSED OF SHOPLIFTING?

If you have been detained by a store employee who suspects you of shoplifting, you may be held or detained in the store until the police arrive.  The majority of stores throughout Miami use video surveillance and in-store security to monitor shoplifting attempts and to convict people who are charged with shoplifting.  It is important that you contact the LAW FIRM OF TROY & SCHWARTZ, 305-279-4740, immediately after you have been accused of shoplifting so that you can make sure your rights are protected.

Shoplifting is defined under the law as the intent and attempts to steal something from a store.  Common instances of shoplifting can include switching labels to pay a lesser amount and removing price tags.  A Miami THEFT, SHOPLIFTING LAWYER from TROY & SCHWARTZ, LLC can help you challenge these charges and more by preparing a strong defense.

If you or someone you know has been accused of shoplifting, keep in mind that there are serious penalties that come with being convicted.  Depending on the value of the items stolen, being convicted of shoplifting under $300 can result in penalties including one year in jail, one year of probation and fines up to $1,000.  You may be up against strong evidence such as employee testimonies, eyewitness accounts and the item that was stolen being found in your belonging, but our firm can help.  There are actually many defenses against shoplifting.  One of them is proving that the item was not clearly marked as store property; another is that the item actually had no monetary value.  Whatever the case our firm will fight your misdemeanor charge.

We are intimately familiar with shoplifting charges and the courtroom proceedings that follow an arrest. We aim to protect your rights along every step of the way to assure you have a positive outcome for your charges, so call today.  305-279-4740  Hamblamos Espanol.

Posted in Uncategorized on March 26,2019 02:03 PM