What are the Immigration Consequences a Conviction for Shoplifting?

Many people underestimate the immigration consequences of being charged with shoplifting.  This is especially common among immigrants who may have returned all the items that was allegedly stolen and believe that there was no harm to the store. They are then shocked and confused to be charged in court for something that they believe was resolved.  Shoplifting, however, is theft and therefore a crime of moral turpitude.  A conviction can have severe immigration consequenes.  Click on the following link to read about such consequences – http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1883745.html.


Facing Shoplifting Charges When Your Friend Did the Taking, But You Were With That Person?

We see a lot of cases where two people will go into a store together, walk around and then both people will be arrested for shoplifting when only one of the people did the actual taking.  Is this correct?  Can aiding and abetting shoplifting be a charge?  What is conspiracy liability?  What if the non-taker left the store early and was waiting outside when the other person was arrested?  Click on the link that follows to read an article about this common situation that drives our clients crazy –


What is Shoplifting and Its Defenses?

Shoplifting is the most common case we have with female clients.  It is more common than DUI and even possession of drugs.  What are the defenses to shoplifting?  What are the penalties?  What is a demand for payment of loss prevention fees?  What types of things can an attorney do to help someone charged with shoplifting?  Click on the following link to read an article that answer such questions – http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1980539.html