Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

my son was charged with PC487(A) G/THEFT:$/LABOR/PROP $950+ AND PC496(A) REC KNWN STOLN PROP $400+ this is his first offense - with these charges would he have to serve jail time?

Asked on 6/11/12, 1:59 pm

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Joe Dane Law Office of Joe Dane
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He's looking at grand theft and receiving stolen property. Yes, they carry a very realistic possibility of jail time, even as a first offense. Both charges are "wobblers" and can be charged/resolved either as felonies or misdemeanors. He absolutely needs an attorney.

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Answered on 6/11/12, 2:01 pm
Zadik Shapiro Law Offices of C. Zadik Shapiro
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It is one of those questions that is impossible to answer. One thing you did not say is how old is your son. In any case the first step is getting a good attorney.

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Answered on 6/11/12, 7:49 pm

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