West Lafayette, IN asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Indiana

Q: What could the possible charges be for theft?

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: First, do not make admissions on a public forum, it is possible the State could learn of it an hold it against you. Secondly, if you were charged with Conversion or Misdemeanor Theft then you are facing a Class A Misdemeanor with up a $5000.00 fine and one year in county jail. Being that this is your first offense you should qualify for a PreTrial Diversion which would keep a conviction off your record. You should consider talking to a local attorney do determine if you can get a PTD on your own or if you need to hire an attorney or request a public defender.

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