Understand Your Legal Options If You Face Shoplifting Or Theft Charges

Theft charges can result in serious penalties and fines, including jail time (see N.J.S.A. 2C:20-1 et.seq. and 2C:20-11, et.seq.). Whether you are under investigation for a misdemeanor (disorderly persons offense), indictable felony or federal offense, it is critical that you consult with an experienced attorney with the resources, skills, and strategy to effectively challenge your case. James M. Porfido is a criminal defense attorney and Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, as Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, dedicated to the aggressive representation of clients facing theft and shoplifting charges.

The government is building a case against you even before you are charged. Take the necessary steps to protect your rights and defeat the charges against you. Contact James M. Porfido for an initial consultation and case evaluation.

Theft, embezzlement, fraud and shoplifting cases are highly fact specific and require an intensive investigation. We will immediately begin collecting necessary evidence for your defense. We will consult with witnesses, review police reports, and take every necessary action to preserve evidence to build your defense.

We are experienced in criminal theft cases involving:

  • Shoplifting
  • Stealing
  • Petty theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Burglary
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Bad checks
  • Identity theft, ID theft, theft by deception

Shoplifting Is A Serious Charge That Requires Serious Defense

A shoplifting charge and conviction will result in civil fines, restitution and a criminal record — and in the case of a third conviction, mandatory imprisonment. Contact us for immediate attention in a juvenile theft or shoplifting case.

If you are under investigation for stealing from a shopping mall, grocery store or other commercial business, you need strategic and aggressive defense. Many cases of shopping mall, petty theft or stealing involve juvenile defendants. If your child is facing criminal charges of stealing, we can aggressively protect their legal rights and future. We are also experienced in wrongful detention cases involving holding of a juvenile or suspect. For more information about our services and experience, please call 973-828-0811.

Contact James M. Porfido to arrange an initial consultation with an experienced Morristown, New Jersey, criminal defense lawyer and Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.

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