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SHOPLIFTING IN NJ CAN LEAD TO JAIL TIME

In New Jersey, a person charged with shoplifting, graded as a disorderly persons offense, is alleged to have taken an item or items with a retail value of less than $200.00. Many people mistakenly think that a conviction for this type of offense will not result in a harsh sentence. However, upon conviction for a third or subsequent shoplifting offense, the Court is required to impose a minimum term of imprisonment of not less than ninety (90) days. Therefore, if you are charged with shoplifting, it's important to discuss your case with a lawyer before deciding how you are going to proceed.

THE FOREGOING IS A GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE LAW AND SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED TO BE LEGAL ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE A SPECIFIC QUESTION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AND SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY

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