Arrested for Shoplifting?

Call on Our Rockville Criminal Attorney

Shoplifting may not seem like a very serious theft or burglary offense, but a conviction could cost you in terms of fines and even jail time. Depending on the value of the goods you are accused of stealing, you could have to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars in additional restitution to the victim of your crime. For this reason alone, you deserve to have a Rockville criminal defense attorney on your side who will work hard to defend your freedom and reputation.

Arrested for shoplifting? Give us a call now for trusted support!

With more than 50 years of collective legal experience, Kennedy & Dolan has the tools necessary to contest your charges and obtain a positive outcome for your case. We make ourselves available to our valued clients 24/7, giving them peace of mind and the responsiveness they deserve.

What penalties can I face for a conviction?

Your potential jail time and fines increase with the value of the property stolen. On top of this, you can be sued in civil court by the alleged victimized merchants. This is why you need Kennedy & Dolan to build a resilient legal defense on your behalf.

Penalties for a conviction include the following property values:

  • Less than $100: Up to 90 days in jail and a $500 fine
  • Between $100 and $1,000: Up to 18 months in jail and a $500 fine
  • Up to $1,000 with prior convictions: Up to 5 years in jail and a $5,000 fine
  • Between $1,00 and $10,000: Up to 10 years in jail and a $10,000 fine
  • Between $10,000 and $100,000: Up to 15 years in jail and a $15,000 fine

You will also need to ensure that the property is returned to the merchant, and as mentioned, may face further financial consequences from a lawsuit. You cannot afford to suffer these punishments! Let our Rockville criminal lawyer protect your future by utilizing proven and effective legal strategies.

Contact our firm today and let us begin work on your individual defense!

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