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Do I need a defense lawyer for a shoplifting citation? $150,

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Do I need a defense lawyer for a shoplifting citation?
JA: What was the total monetary value of the items?
Customer: $150
JA: In what state did this occur?
Customer: UTAH
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Thelawman2 replied 2 months ago.

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Yes, you should be getting an attorney to help you with a shoplifting citation. There is a much better chance that the charge will be dismissed if you hire a lawyer who can negotiate on your behalf with the prosecutors. While it may seem like a minor charge, even small crimes can have a major affect on your future because of the criminal background that it would create.