Sebastian, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: I got caught shoplifting some algea killing supplies first offense

I got caught shoplifting some algea killing supplies worth about 27 dollars, I have really had algea build up around my pool which is spreading to my house and Air condition drain lines, i was low on funds and was buying a cheap dinner when I saw some algea killer and when i realized i couldnt afford it I took some items because I have a 9 month pregnant wife and 2 other kids who were complaining of feeling sick and I was worried the algea was responsible, i have pictures of it.......this is my first offense and am worried about my future because of it......i also cant really afford a lawyer

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Leonard Louis Cagan
Leonard Louis Cagan
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ocala, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Ask the court to appoint a Public Defender. You may qualify for some sort of diversion program.

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