While a simple shoplifting charge may not seem like a big deal, a conviction for theft, even a Class C or a hot check, can have serious consequences. Your driver’s license may be suspended, you may have to pay fines, fees or restitution.
Subsequent charges after a theft conviction may be enhanced or increased, possibly up to a felony offense.
Don’t take a quick deal for time served or a pay a fine on a theft charge and think that is the end of it. A theft conviction can haunt you for the rest of your life. Call Jackie Wood today for a free consultation.
The Law Office of Jackie Wood defends individuals against all criminal charges in State, Federal and Juvenile Court.