Retail Theft & Simple Theft
Have you been arrested for shoplifting and charged with Retail Theft in Will County Illinois? You need an experienced retail theft criminal defense lawyer to defend the case. Don't trust your reputation to just any criminal defense lawyer. You need an experienced former Will County retail theft prosecutor on your side.
The penalties for retail theft can be very serious. Charges range from a simple misdemeanor offense to a felony charge, depending on the value of the item stolen and whether you have a previous retail theft charge in your past. A misdemeanor charge can carry a 1 year sentence in the Will County jail, and a felony retail theft charge can carry a 1-3 year jail sentence in the department of corrections.
Even without jail time, a conviction for a retail theft can carry a broad range of ramifications beyond a criminal sentence. A conviction can affect future employment, your reputation in the community, and possibly the denial of a professional license. You can't trust your case to just any lawyer. Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer is vital to the successful defense of your case.
You need a former Joliet Will County prosecutor on your side. We know the police, judges, and prosecutors involved in these theft cases. Don't go it alone. Our goal is to avoid a conviction when we are able, reduce the charge where appropriate, and to keep you out of jail.
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If you need a Retail Theft lawyer in Joliet Illinois, Will County or Grundy County, give us a call at (815) 740-4025 for a free consultation. Calls are answered 24 hours a day. If you prefer, send us an Email. We offer affordable rates and flat fees for most cases
We represent clients all throughout Will County, including the cities of Bolingbrook, Frankfort, Joliet, Plainfield, Shorewood, Beecher, Braidwood, Channahon, Crest Hill, Crete, Custer Park, Elwood, Homer Glen, Lockport, Manhattan, Mokena, Monee, Naperville, New Lenox, Peotone, Rockdale, Romeoville, Coal City, Wilmington, Morris, and Minooka. Also serving Grundy and Kendall County.