Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

Shoplifting Punishment

A 21 yr old in Austin - inadvertantly walked out of a store with $16.00 ear-rings. Never in trouble, student. She was given a summons (ticket?)What is punishment if she pleads guilty, what about nolo-contendere, what are other consequences or options? It was an accident.

Asked on 7/31/04, 6:17 pm

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Nile Copeland Cheng Copeland PLLC
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Re: Shoplifting Punishment

If you cannot get it dismissed you want to look into deferred adjudication.

When did it happen? When do you have to go to court?

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7/31/04, 10:11 pm

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