East Orange, NJ asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey

Q: What does an intake conference mean in Mercer county courts

I found a wallet and mailed it back to its rightful owner and now I’m being charged with theft I have to go to court for an intake conference.

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H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: More information would be needed to advise you which you probably don't have but could be accessed thru the courts to properly answer your question. But it sounds like you have been charged with theft. The right thing to do with the wallet was to immediately give it to the police, that's what the law wants you to do.

I understand that most people don't understand the law and use logic and this will be your defense, but it is only a defense, not a get out of jail free card. I suggest you setup a consultation with one of us criminal lawyers to understand what you need to do to start your defense to make sure you get the best outcome possible for this case. Most of us criminal lawyers offer a free in office consultation for this type of matter I suggest that you set one up.

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