Shoplifting Attorney – Newark, Ohio
If you have been charged with a shoplifting in Newark, Ohio, it is important that you hire legal counsel. Contact Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC at (614) 987-0192 to review your case and discuss with you how to proceed. As an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney, he will be with you at your first court appearance (called an “arraignment”) and attempt to have the case dismissed. In the event that the charges are not dropped, a pretrial hearing will be conducted.
Depending on the charge, and where it will be heard, negotiations will begin with the prosecutor and evidence will be gathered to support your defense. If negotiations fail to produce a favorable plea agreement, or you decline to accept the plea agreement, your case will be set for trial. At trial, Attorney Johnson will vigorously defend you. However, if you are found guilty, Attorney Johnson will seek all avenues available that will allow you to avoid jail or prison.
What Offenses Constitute Shoplifting in Ohio?
Below are two examples of what could be considered “shoplifting” in Newark, Ohio:
- Petty Theft
- Unauthorized Use of Property
Newark, Ohio – Where Will Your Case Be Heard?
If you have been charged with shoplifting in Newark, Ohio, your case will be filed in Licking County Municipal Court or Licking County Common Pleas Court. Licking County Municipal Court is located at 40 W Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055 and hears all misdemeanor shoplifting offenses.
For a felony offense, the charge will be filed in Licking County Common Pleas Court, which is located at 75 E Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055. Refer to the map below for directions.
Newark, Ohio Shoplifting Attorney
If you have been charged with shoplifting in Newark, Ohio, contact Johnson Legal, LLC and speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC will discuss your case and assist you in fighting the charges. Call (614) 987-0192 or send an email to schedule a consultation regarding your shoplifting case.
155 E Main St,Newark, OH 43055