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I am a 65 year old Widow on disability I am on probation for…

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I am a 65 year old Widow on disability I am on probation for shoplifting I was stopped again last week how can I avoid jail time

Lawyer's Assistant: What were you convicted of exactly? Have all your appeals been exhausted?

I was convicted of shoplifting and put on probation for one year I am disabled and 65 I was stopped again last week in a store by officers who said they had me on tape stealing some hand lotion

Lawyer's Assistant: In what state did the theft occur?

Knoxville Tennessee

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes I have a diagnosis of Ms have been on probation maybe 6 months I do not believe I committed this crime I am being accused of I see my probation officer tomorrow I can't not go to jail

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