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Penalty for Theft in Arizona

Penalty for Theft in Arizona We may hear about shoplifting on the nightly local news from time to time. Or perhaps when a celebrity, for whatever reason, takes something that is not theirs. However, many people do not know the laws behind shoplifting charges. Today, we want to discuss a recent story out of Phoenix […]
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“Pushout” Thieves Strike In Marana

Marana has recently been plagued by “pushout” thieves who load up shopping carts and push them out of stores without paying. It’s a brazen act committed in broad daylight, but don’t try it. Shoplifting in Arizona is a crime with serious penalties, including fines and possible jail time. In addition to facing criminal penalties, shoplifters […]
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Robbery And The Law In Arizona

In the state of Arizona, a robbery is committed if someone “threatens or uses force against any person with intent either to coerce surrender of property or to prevent resistance to such person taking or retaining property.” While a burglary is a theft that’s committed surreptitiously, a robbery involves coercion, violence, or the threat of […]
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Burglary And The Law In Arizona

Arizona law recognizes three “degrees” of burglary, but all burglaries in Arizona are prosecuted as felonies, and if you are charged with burglary, you’re going to need legal help immediately. You’ll need the aggressive representation of an experienced Phoenix criminal defense lawyer. Don’t try to act as your own attorney, and don’t accept any plea […]
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