Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

i got caught shoplifting in walmart and it was under $100. what charges am i looking at for my first time? and do i need a lawyer?

Asked on 5/26/13, 5:04 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Petty larceny, a misdemeanor offense, for which you can be jailed and, therefore, yes, you should have a lawyer representing you.

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Answered on 5/26/13, 7:03 am


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