Theft/Shoplifting

Shoplifting is a form of theft. The charges can range from petty theft to grand theft. The level of the theft charge will depend on the value of the item that was stolen. Petty theft charges are handled as misdemeanors, while grand theft charges carry prison time of one year or more.

If you or a loved one is facing theft charges, talk to a skilled Louisiana shoplifting defense lawyer. We offer free consultations, and you can arrange yours by calling 225.767.7778.

Is your child facing theft charges? Since 1991, our Baton Rouge theft charges lawyers have defended adults and juveniles who are facing theft charges. Shoplifting comprises a high percentage of juvenile crime. If you are a parent whose son or daughter was caught shoplifting, please talk to us. We can inform you of your options and help get your child back on the right track.

Examples of Shoplifting

Shoplifting involves any type of retail theft by a store's employee or customer. Examples include:

  • Leaving the store without paying for an item
  • Wearing a piece of clothing out of the store
  • Leaving a restaurant without paying your bill
  • Switching price tags

Other Theft Charges

We also provide criminal defense services for people who have been charged with the following:

  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Fraud and embezzlement
  • Credit card theft
  • Bad checks
  • Receiving stolen property

Contact Louisiana Shoplifting Defense Lawyers

To discuss your case and your defense options in a free and completely confidential consultation, please call our office at 225.767.7778 or contact us online.

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