Q: I was accused of stealing at my work, was arrested got let go no criminal record just a court date what will happened?
I was accused of stealing at my job the lp workers never let me explain anything they kept bullying me and threatened me.. what can I do? WhAt will happened in court for first offense do I need attorney to fight this? I have no criminal record or anything
A: It is difficult to answer your question without more information. For instance, the exact charge (petit larceny?), the amount the police allege to be stolen (over or under $1,000?), and it is very important to examine the accusatory instrument. I would certainly urge you to at least speak to an attorney and certainly retain a lawyer if that is possible. Depending on the charge and your income, you may be entitled to an attorney at the public defenders office.
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