Vigorous Defense Against Theft Charges
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 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 Steven J. Moore, LLC, at 225-767-7778.
Is your child facing theft charges? Since 1991, our Baton Rouge theft charges lawyer has defended adults and juveniles who are facing theft charges. Shoplifting comprises a high percentage of juvenile charges. If you are a parent of a son or daughter 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 charged with the following:
- Fraud and embezzlement
- Credit card theft
- Bad checks
- Receiving stolen property