Shoplifting Cases in Arizona
Shoplifting is a crime that typically involves the theft of a product from a business. It is considered larceny, which is defined as taking someone’s property without their permission and without intent of returning the property.
The law for shoplifters varies by state, but those who are involved in shoplifting charges will likely get punishment for their crimes without proper representation. The severity of the punishment, depending on the state, could depend on the value of the merchandise that was stolen from the place of business. If shoplifting involves firearms or explosives, the punishment increases extremely.
Depending on the case of shoplifting, there could be varying degrees of punishment starting at a low-level infraction, to a misdemeanor, and up to a felony. Infractions will result in paying a simple fine, while misdemeanors and felonies could result in jail time.
Hiring a shoplifting attorney could save you jail time, money, and your future. Getting in touch with Killham Law Office to represent your case would be the best course of action.