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Theft Crimes Lawyer

All of the above theft crimes are fact sensitive, so an experienced criminal lawyer is important to get involved in the beginning of the process. Some theft crimes also have unique sentencing requirements such as any person convicted of Shoplifting in New Jersey for a first theft offense at least ten days of community service; second theft offense at least 15 days of community service, and a third or subsequent offense a maximum of 25 days of community service and any person convicted of a third or subsequent shoplifting offense shall serve a minimum term of imprisonment of not less than 90 days. This applies to shoplifting in addition to the punishment provided in the sentencing criminal code.


Depending upon the facts of the case Theft Offenses can involve imprisonment and significant penalties. Moreover, theft offenses are very broad even including the Unauthorized use of ATP Card or Food Stamp with a Value of 150.00 or more. In some cases individuals are falsely accused of theft offenses, and in all cases the offense affects the reputation and integrity of the accused.

In all accusations of theft, a person should seek legal counsel. Call The law office of Charles Dawkins Jr. if you have been accused of any theft crime. Charles Dawkins Jr., Esq. defends theft crimes in Elizabeth, Newark, Plainfield, New Brunswick, and the entire state of New Jersey.

Contact Charles Dawkins Jr. today at 908-962-9929 or online for legal services provided by a New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer and Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer.

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