If you are facing shoplifting charges in Snohomish County, it is best that you contact a defense lawyer from the office of Thomas J. Cunnane, Inc. right away. Having an attorney on your side can not only help to prevent a conviction, but we also work to ensure that your rights are protected and not violated by authorities.
Shoplifting is a serious offense and you can face harsh penalties if you are convicted. This crime is one of the most common offenses committed in the state of Washington and our firm has defended a number of people charged of shoplifting. We understand the fact that you may have done one mistake or you were falsely accused of the crime. It is for these reasons that we take aggressive actions to have the charges against you dismissed or have your penalties reduced.
When the value of the stolen goods found in your possession or proved to have been in your possession is less than $300, this is considered a misdemeanor offense. If the total value shoplifted is more than $300, felony charges may be filed against you and this will result to imprisonment and huge penalties.
At Thomas J. Cunnane, Inc., we are devoted to defending our clients’ rights in court. When you are arrested for shoplifting, remember that you have options and hiring an experienced and aggressive defense is in your best interest.