Q: I was caught with petit larceny first offense at Walmart, I’m 18. What are the chances I don’t get charged or on record?
They didn’t say the amount but I’m guessing it’s around $80-100. I have never been to court so I don’t know what to expect. My first court appearance is on December 21st. Should I plead guilty or not guilty?
A: You need to retain counsel ASAP. You may be eligible for a youthful offender status determination if you have no prior record. Do not enter any plea before consulting with experienced criminal defense counsel.
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