Friday, July 22, 2011

Petit Theft

If you or your loved one is charged with a theft crime, it is very important that you know for a fact that a video tape of the alleged theft is available to the state and the state plans on using this video tape upon bring you to trial. Your attorney should gather this information for you BEFORE you enter a plea of no contest. Many times, all the State has to convict you with is a statement from a store clerk and security personnel. Often, unless the article is found on your person, it is difficult for the jury to convict a defendant on such little evidence and leave the courtroom with a clear conscience. Therefore, is the there is no surveillance tape of you leaving the business in question which with the items that you have allegedly stolen in plain view of the video camera, you should speak with an attorney to seriously address you chances at trial. Once the State really takes an honest and candid look at the case that it has against you, it may think twice about charging you with petit theft…

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