Hudson County Shoplifting Attorney

Hudson County NJ Shoplifting Charges

A shoplifting conviction in Hudson County carries fines, penalties and even a criminal record. Shoplifting is a charge that involves moral turpitude and is therefore something which employers view severely. This is one of the reasons why it is important to retain an attorney experienced in handling shoplifting offenses in Hudson County. The lawyers at our firm, the Law Offices of John F. Marshall, offer this level of service and have been successfully defending individuals arrested for shoplifting for almost two decades. Initial consultations with the attorneys from our office are always complimentary so you should not hesitate to give us a call. A lawyer is available to assist you now at 1-877-450-8377 if you or a loved one has been charged with shoplifting in Hudson County.

Defending Felony Shoplifting in Hudson County

There are three degrees of felony or indictable shoplifting that hinge on the value of the merchandise allegedly taken. Fourth degree shoplifting is the least serious and then the grades increase to Third Degree and Second Degree shoplifting. The fines and jail exposure obviously increase with the seriousness of the grade with up to 18 months of potential incarceration at the low end and 10 years exposure at the high end for a second degree charge. All indictable shoplifting cases are heard at the Hudson County Superior Court in Jersey City. Our law firm has a proven track record of success representing shoplifting suspects in the Superior Court of New Jersey. We are also conveniently located in Jersey City right across the street from the Hudson County Courthouse.

Disorderly Persons Shoplifting (Misdemeanor)

All shoplifting offenses in Hudson County involving allegations of theft of merchandise having a value under $200 are decided in the municipal court of the community where the offense took place. These misdemeanor offenses are still serious and carry repercussions such as community service, a loss of license, up to 6 months jail time, and fines of up to $1,000. No matter what kind of shoplifting offense you have been charged with, you are therefore encouraged to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. To this end, do not hesitate to contact our office if you or a loved one has been charged with a shoplifting offense in one of the following Hudson County Municipal Courts:


East Newark




Jersey City



Union City


West New York

A shoplifting charge is not something that will just go away by itself. You need to take action now and hire a Hudson County lawyer who has experience in depending individuals accused of shoplifting. You can contact an attorney from our defense office 24/7 and all initial consultations at our Jersey City office are free. Find out your rights and options by speaking to one of our attorneys now at 1-877-450-8301.