There are many types of theft crimes in Florida State Court and Federal Court. Many times these cases involve jail time and in some instances a Judge may suspended a driver’s license. The other ramifications of many theft cases is that a business who is the victim of the theft may sue for triple damages plus attorney’s fees. It is important to avoid any criminal conviction on your record. There are many ways to avoid a conviction like:
2.) Pre-trial Motions
3.) Withholding Adjudication
Sometimes there is a way to avoid an arrest for theft and avoiding a civil lawsuit by meeting with all parties early and reaching a mutual agreement. There are many things a Criminal Defense Lawyer can help accomplish if they are retained quickly. Do not speak with any law enforcement officers unless you have consulted with a Criminal Defense Lawyer.