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Theft Crimes Archives

Theft, Larceny, and Burglary: What's the Difference

Before starting the defense process, it is vital for people to understand the exact nature of the charges that they're facing. Without this understanding, it will be more difficult for individuals to communicate with their attorneys about how best to defend against outstanding charges. 

Do I Need a Shoplifting Attorney?

Some criminal charges may seem so minor that you may be hesitant to bother hiring a lawyer. Shoplifting charges could fall under this category. The penalties for shoplifting-or "retail theft," as it's known in Illinois-can be quite minimal, but some cases could be more devastating than you would think.