Thomas C. Nagel, Attorney at Law has been representing clients accused of Shoplifting Crimes for over two decades throughout the State of Georgia. If you have been charged with Shoplifting in Georgia, contact our office right away and discuss your case with an experienced Atlanta criminal defense lawyer.
O.C.G.A. § 16-8-14 Shoplifting.
Shoplifting is taking merchandise from a store. Concealing merchandise or altering its price is also shoplifting. Transferring goods from one container to another or interchanging labels or price tags is shoplifting too.
If the property shoplifted is $300.00 or less in value than it is a misdemeanor. If the property shoplifted exceeds $300.00 it is a felony punishable by one to ten years in jail. Second offenses carry mandatory minimum fines. Third Offenses require mandatory jail time and additional penalties. Fourth offense Shoplifting is a felony with significant jail time.
We regularly represent clients in Fulton County, Cobb County, Dekalb County and Gwinnett Counties as well as all cities in each county. We regularly appear in Sandy Springs Municipal Court, Roswell Municipal Court, Marietta Municipal Court, Atlanta Municipal Court, Dunwoody Municipal Court, Alpharetta Municipal Court and Smyrna Municipal Court.
Depending on the location of your arrest and the facts of each case, you typically have several options. My initial consultation will outline each of your options. If you are looking for straight talk and want to know your rights, call us now. We will help you resolve your legal problems as quickly as possible. Don’t wait any longer. You need to be well prepared for court.
In many cases we can get your charges reduced and even dismissed. That means avoiding harsh penalties, jail time and a criminal record.
Stop worrying and get answers to your questions. If you are interested in a private and confidential consultation, call us now to discuss your case. Attorney's fees are competitive, major credit cards are accepted, and payment plans are available.
Regardless of how bad you think your case is, BEFORE you face the judge, call Thomas C. Nagel, Attorney at Law today at 404-255-1600 to arrange your free consultation.