Linden Shoplifting Attorneys
Criminal Lawyers Defend Clients Against Shoplifting Charges in Linden, NJ
If you are charged with shoplifting in Linden, the amount of the merchandise taken will determine which New Jersey Court will handle your case. Linden Municipal Court handles shoplifting cases where the amount of merchandise taken totals less than $200. Linden Municipal Court is located at 301 North Wood Avenue. The Honorable Louis M.J. DiLeo presides over the Court.
Shoplifting Cases Handled in Linden Municipal Court & Union County Superior Court
All other shoplifting cases are handled in Union County Superior Court. Union County Superior Court is located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The Criminal Division of the Court handles shoplifting cases.
In New Jersey, a shoplifting offense can include: (1) Taking merchandise without paying the full retail price; (2) Concealing merchandise with the intent to deprive the owner of its full value; (3) Altering, transferring, or removing the label or price tag of any merchandise with the intent to deprive the owner of its full value; (4) Transferring merchandise from one container to another with the intent of depriving the owner of its full value; (4) Under-ringing merchandise; or, (5) Removing a shopping cart with no intention of returning it.
Shoplifting offenses can result in harsh penalties. For example, shoplifting merchandise between $200 and $500 is a fourth degree offense, which carries penalties of up to eighteen (18) months in prison and a $10,000 fine. As a result of the severe penalties, it is advised that you consult with a lawyer is you are arrested for shoplifting.
The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients from Linden with shoplifting offenses. Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas, and Robert Rowbotham are all former Prosecutors and have many years of experience handling shoplifting charges. Jon Bramnick is a New Jersey Super Lawyer with over 25 years of trial experience.
If you have been charged with a shoplifting offense in Linden, we may be able to assist you. Contact us at to schedule a free consultation.
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