Monmouth County Shoplifting Lawyer

Monmouth County NJ Shoplifting Charges

A shoplifting charge is something that should never be ignored because these types of offenses can quickly escalate into something that follows you around for many years. Indeed, many employers will not hire someone who has a shoplifting conviction on their record, fearing that they would not make a trustworthy employee. This is precisely why an individual charged with shoplifting in Monmouth County needs to consult with an experienced defense lawyer. The New Jersey shoplifting lawyers at our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have over one hundred (100) years of experience handling shoplifting cases in Monmouth County. In fact, one of our attorneys was the shoplifting prosecutor in several courts in Monmouth County and is now on the defense. An attorney on our legal team would be happy to meet you at our Red Bank office and discuss your options in avoiding a shoplifting conviction. A lawyer from our law offices is also available by telephone 24/7 at 1-877-450-8377.

Indictable Shoplifting Charges in Monmouth County

All felony shoplifting offenses, referred to as indictable charges, are heard at the Superior Court in Freehold New Jersey. It is important to keep in mind that a strict application of the law renders any theft of merchandise in excess of $200, an indictable shoplifting setting. Felony shoplifting is categorized as Fourth Degree, Third Degree and, the most serious, Second Degree shoplifting. If you have been charged with any variety of indictable shoplifting offense, you absolutely need to consult a defense lawyer. Felony shoplifting convictions carry the potential for thousands of dollars in fines, years of jail exposure, and immeasurable consequences to employment and citizenship. The lawyers at our firm are routinely successful in avoiding these types of negative consequences and are happy to speak to you.

Municipal Court Shoplifting Defense Attorneys

All disorderly persons or misdemeanor shoplifting charges are handled in the municipal court of the town where the alleged offense occurred. Every shoplifting charge of under $200 of merchandise is considered a misdemeanor offense. Although these charges are not as serious as felonies, the truth is that even a misdemeanor (disorderly persons) shoplifting conviction results in a record and can effect your employment, immigration status, and even driving privileges. Please feel free to contact us to speak to an experienced shoplifting lawyer free of charge. Our attorneys defend individuals charged with shoplifting in one of the following Monmouth County Municipal Courts or elsewhere in Monmouth County:

  • Asbury Park
  • Belmar
  • Eatontown
  • Englishtown
  • Freehold
  • Hazlet
  • Holmdel
  • Long Branch
  • Manasquan
  • Matawan
  • Neptune
  • Red Bank
  • Shrewsbury
  • Tinton Falls
  • West Long Branch

Monmouth County does not have a lot of tolerance for shoplifting offenders. However, with the proper representation, shoplifting can be a very defensible offense. The lawyers at the Law Office of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver specialize in defending individuals charged with shoplifting offenses. In the long run, you are much better served by retaining a skilled attorney for your shoplifting case in Monmouth County, than simply taking the prescribed punishment of a guilty plea. You have nothing to lose and every thing to gain by taking advantage of a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, so please do not hesitate to give us a call at 1-877-450-8301. An attorney is available 24/7 to assist you.