Shoplifting Charges (PC 488) Attorney
What is Penal Code 488?
Shoplifting (PC 488) occurs when someone enters a commercial establishment (Store, restaurant, gym, hotel, etc.,) while the establishment is open for business with the intent to steal property that is worth $950 or less. Shoplifting is usually a misdemeanor. Please contact the Law Office of Wais Azami in Garden Grove within Orange County at (714) 321-9999 for detailed information about your case.
Will shoplifting affect my immigration status?
Shoplifting (Penal Code 488) is a relatively minor crime but it could have devastating immigration consequences because it's considered a crime of moral turpitude. Even if you are a US citizen, such charges could have an impact on your future career and future career license. A PC 459.5 would be more of a grand theft and not considered petty theft.
It's better to let a caring and informative OC Shoplifting attorney handle your case, no matter how simple you may think it may be.
Law Office of Wais Azami, an OC shoplifting lawyer, consistently receives top reviews and top awards for his outstanding work as one of the best OC shoplifting lawyers. Many of his reviews are written by clients who had been either ignored by other lawyers or overcharged by other attorneys. Attorney Azami did not turn his back. He took the case and fought for his clients, regardless if it was a simple petty theft shoplifting case or a robbery.
It's very important to find a local SoCal shoplifting lawyer if you live in the Orange County area such as Anaheim, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Orange, Tustin, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Long Beach or Costa Mesa. Local SoCal shoplifting lawyers are more familiar with local judges, their propensities and the general ways of doing business in the court to help facilitate your case.
My practice helps both citizens and immigrants with their criminal cases. Majority of cases involve simple misdemeanors and low-level felonies where good people got caught up in a tough situation. Typical cases are; Shoplifting, DUI's, Drug Possessions, Drug Paraphenalia, Domestic violence, Theft, Burglary, Assault, Battery, Driving without a license, driving on a suspended license, Domestic Battery, Sexual Assault, Outstanding Warrants, Failure to Appear, Probation Violation, Indecent Exposure, Sex with a minor (underaged person), Felony Evasion, Resisting Arrest, Weapons, Weapons Possession, Discharge of Firearms within City Limits, Attempt Crimes, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Hit and Run, Conspiracy, Solicitation, Prostitution, Sex Cases, Drug Cases
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