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My seventeen year old son was arrested for Shoplifting / Embezzlement

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My seventeen year old son was arrested for Shoplifting / Embezzlement he has a preliminary hearing in 2-weeks should he have an attornry present. It is his firt offense
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  faye lee replied 6 years ago.
Hello, because you are not sure how the Judge will rule and you want to keep his record clear for the future, such as application to college, it would be recommended that you retain an attorney. Some states may dismiss a first offense, but you want to also to protect his record.
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He signed a confession letter that he had taken items 10 other times in the past will this have an inpact

 

Expert:  faye lee replied 6 years ago.
yes, this will have an impact and you want to ensure your son has limited impact and that his record is kept clear thereby an attorney may help in this process.
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