What happens if I've been charged with petty theft and it's my first offense? 2 Answers as of August 21, 2017

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Law Office of Jared C. Winter
Law Office of Jared C. Winter | Jared C. Winter
Contact a local criminal defense attorney to discuss your options.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/21/2017
Law Office of Jeff Yeh
Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
Petty theft is a crime of moral turpitude, and if convicted it will really hurt your school/employment aspirations. You should talk to a lawyer, who may be able to work out a deal with the Judge whereby you can earn yourself a dismissal.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/21/2017
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