Shoplifting involves theft from a retail store and is classified as a type of larceny under Connecticut law. Depending on the value of the property stolen, shoplifting offenses can range from Class C misdemeanors to class B felonies and can result in penalties that may include fines and jail time.
The law firm of Mark M. Kratter, LLC, in Norwalk, Connecticut, serves criminal defense clients throughout Fairfield County including the communities of Norwalk, Stamford, Greenwich, Westport, Redding, Wilton, Ridgefield, Darien, Weston, Fairfield, Danbury, Stratford, Monroe, Newtown, Bethel, Danbury, New Canaan, Easton and Bridgeport.
Many people think of shoplifting as a minor offense that will have no impact on them down the road. In fact, any shoplifting conviction has the potential to hurt your employment opportunities, ability to rent an apartment, educational aspirations, and many other areas of your life. It is important to have an experienced attorney representing you who will fight to protect your rights and your future.
Helping You Through a Difficult Situation
At the law firm of Mark M. Kratter, LLC, in Norwalk, we have represented clients accused of all types of shoplifting crimes. We have a complete understanding of the law and we know what it takes to obtain a positive result in your case. No matter what type of shoplifting charges you are facing, we are committed to helping you pursue a favorable outcome.
With each case we take, we conduct a full investigation and review all of the evidence. We build a legal strategy designed specifically to address the unique challenges of your case. We have been successful in previous cases at negotiating restitution and having the charges dropped, or seeking accelerated rehabilitation for first-time offenders.
Call for a Free Initial Consultation
Contact our office today to discuss your shoplifting case. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment in the evenings. You can reach us by phone at 866-LAWS4CT (529-7428) or via e-mail.
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