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Phoenix Shoplifting Lawyer

AV Preeminent Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Phoenix, AZ

Shoplifting is a criminal offense in Arizona which can range from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony. How you are charged for this crime will depend on what was allegedly stolen, the value of the stolen items, and whether you have previous convictions. No matter what type of shoplifting charge you may be facing, you should seek skilled legal representation if you wish to obtain the most optimum outcome. The Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, PLC is a criminal defense firm serving clients in and around Phoenix with highly-rated representation.

Mr. Davidson has earned the highest rating of Superb from Avvo along with an Avvo Clients' Choice Award in Criminal Defense as well as the top rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

As a former Maricopa County prosecutor, Attorney Davidson has considerable experience handling all kinds of cases from drunk driving accusations to murder charges. He has been in practice since 1998. That is the kind of background and track record that will serve as a reliable advantage to you in facing any type of misdemeanor or felony charge.

Shoplifting Charges in Phoenix

A Class 1 misdemeanor shoplifting charge is based on the theft of items valued at less than $1,000. This charge is punishable by up to six months in jail, a fine of up to $2,500 and probation that may extend for up to three years. Shoplifting items valued between $1,000 and $2,000 will be charged as a Class 6 felony punishable by up to two years of jail time, fines of up to $150,000, and probation for up to three years.

Shoplifting items valued above $2,000 may result in a Class 5 felony charge carrying penalties of up to two years in jail, fines of up to $150,000, and up to three years of probation. A Class 4 felony charge may result from organized retail theft or using a bag or similar item to accomplish a shoplifting.

Get seasoned legal help in the face of any type of shoplifting or theft charges. Contact the Phoenix shoplifting lawyer at the firm for a complimentary initial consultation immediately following any arrest.

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