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Shoplifting Have You Been Charged With a Theft Crime?



Shoplifting charges can bring penalties that affect you for the rest of your life. A lawyer can help those that have been charged with a shoplifting crime to defend the rights that are now being threatened. Although shoplifting is not as serious as a robbery or burglary charge, it is still a theft charge and can be charged as a felony in some cases. Don't make the mistake of assuming the penalties for shoplifting will be insignificant.

Penalties for Shoplifting in Florida

You could be facing the following penalties:

  • Up to 60 days in jail even if the item allegedly stolen was worth less than $100.
  • Up to a year in prison for stolen items that are worth more than $100 but less than $300.
  • Up to five years in prison and charged with a felony if you are charged with stealing an item above $300.

Florida comes down hard on all theft crimes. It is best to take action to protect yourself immediately by calling a skilled Miami shoplifting defense attorney from the Tomas Law Firm. You can also get more information regarding this offense from Florida Statute §812.014 (2011).


Having your case reviewed by an attorney can help you to protect your future. Understanding the extent of your charges and what can be done about them will greatly aid in overcoming them. Having a theft crime on your record can significantly hamper your ability to gain quality employment in the future. It's not worth jeopardizing your future opportunities. The firm has helped many to overcome their charges and lessen the severity of their charges. They have been able to help countless individual avoid incarceration and other serious penalties.

Speak with an experienced Miami criminal attorney from the firm today, we are ready to assist you.

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