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A was arrested for third degree theft of property in
A was arrested for third degree theft of property in Alabama. This is my first offense ever. I have reached out to local lawyers but can't afford to hire one. I know they said at my court date I could… read more
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2. Ca.2 years ago I received a citation (driving under
ca.2 years ago I received a citation (driving under influence of controlled substance)police let me go home with my daughter.I was on informal probation.From a petty theft charge.The cop said I was swerving.They took a blood test at station.I wasn't on anything,I was manic.I'm bipolar.I went to court today and they are recharging me for petty theft charge.Can I plead not guilty?cause I know nothing showed up with the blood test..If something would have wouldn't I have been booked to jail? … read more
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I just recently got charged with 5th degree theft and the
I just recently got charged with 5th degree theft and the amount of the products was less than 50 dollars. My court date is in about 2 weeks and I was wondering if I need a lawyer or if I'm going to j… read more
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I am 29 years old and was arrested two weeks ago for petty
I am 29 years old and was arrested two weeks ago for petty theft of $50 in cosmetics. My court date is in two days. I intend to plead guilty. Do I absolutely need a lawyer? There's no way I can afford… read more
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I got caught stealing from walmart 100$of makeup . They arrested
I got caught stealing from walmart 100$of makeup . They arrested me and i have court in december. If i chose not to hire an attorney to represent me ,what penalties am i looking at and is there a chan… read more
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My wife was caught stealing some groceries and other household
My wife was caught stealing some groceries and other household items from target. She got a citation for theft - class b. we are in Texas, this is her first offense, and she has no priors at all. Her … read more
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I was interested at belks In Columbia South Carolina for shoplifting
I was interested at belks In Columbia South Carolina for shoplifting they got the merchandise back and it was in the amount of $400.Is there a way I can get this dismissed.I have never Shoplifted befo… read more
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Zoey_ JD
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My daughter was arrested in Gulfport Ms for public drunkness.
My daughter was arrested in Gulfport Ms for public drunkness. She got in an argument with the bouncer who asked her to leave. She was willing to leave but he would not allow her to retrieve her purse … read more
MyraB
MyraB
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I just got charged with concealment of an item under $50. I
I just got charged with concealment of an item under $50. I had the money to pay and told detective I had put it in my purse which was in the shopping cart to keep item from breaking and had intended … read more
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will I plea guilty or not for petty thief in the amount of
will I plea guilty or not for petty thief in the amount of $80.00, but have signed papers with costco and police citation in alameda california, this is my first offense… read more
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my son was arrested in aug and we just received his arraignment
my son was arrested in aug and we just received his arraignment date. he was arrested for petty theft and (1) oxycodone was found on the passanger floor of his vehicle. he has never been arrested befo… read more
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my daughter just turned 18 in february and decided since my
my daughter just turned 18 in february and decided since my wife and i live in Iowa as I am in construction she preferred to live in Ohio with friends. Last week we recieved a call from her informing … read more
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Dave Kennett
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I was caught stealing purses at nordstrom.. The value is
I was caught stealing purses at nordstrom.. The value is $800 and they said its a felony.. I don't have any criminal background at all.a detective investigate me and told me i can go home if i will wr… read more
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I am charged by retail theft , and i got a ticket non-traffic
I am charged by "retail theft", and i got a ticket"non-traffic citation/summons" from a cop yesterday. He told me to go to the Magisterial district office with the ticket. I will have to sign on the t… read more
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I live in the Twin Cities in Minnesota. I received a citation
I live in the Twin Cities in Minnesota. I received a citation for shoplifting (theft) at a local grocery chain. The total merchandise, if I remember correctly, would have come out to about $30.00 USD.… read more
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Description: Catch me stealing in a supermarket and got a
Description: Catch me stealing in a supermarket and got a report the told was going to be call to a court, i confess and they didn't give me a report copy. Is this is going to go to my criminal record… read more
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xavierjd
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hello my question is i have recently got a misdemeanor petty
hello my question is i have recently got a misdemeanor petty theft charge and i admitted to the charge my question is should i plea no contest during my hearing? i have no representation or should i g… read more
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my daughter was arrested for retail fraud. She did not steal
my daughter was arrested for retail fraud. She did not steal anything she arrested for being the watchout for her friend.… read more
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