My 17 year old daughter committed larceny of $104 at a Walmart store. Walmart' s attorney stated that they will not press civil charges but she still need to attend her court date. What will happened if she plead guilt? Or what will happened if she ask for a court appointed attorney at court?
1 Answer from Attorneys
Walmart does not get a say in the criminal charges. She has been charged by the State, and she will end up with a criminal record if she pleads guilty. If she is still under the age of 18 when she pleads guilty, then she may apply for an expungement years later, but the damage will be done. Hire a criminal defense attorney and let her/him do their job. There is a good likelihood that a criminal defense attorney could work out a deal such that it does not go on her record; possibly even a dismissal of the charge. But Walmart does not have that option.
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