Shoplifting Penalties For a First Offense:
Value of Item(s) $.01 to $200.00: Up to 180 days in Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Value of Item(s) $200.01 to $500.00: Up to 18 Months in Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Value of Item(s) $500.01 to $75,000.00: 3 to 5 Years in Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Value of Item(s) $75,000.00 or Greater: 5 to 10 Years In Jail, Community Service, and Fine
Additional Penalties
Apply for Repeat Offenders
Top 30 New Jersey Towns for Shoplifting: Woodbridge NJ, Lawrence NJ, Edison NJ, Bridgewater NJ, Cherry Hill NJ, Atlantic
City NJ, Jersey City NJ, Paramus NJ, Piscataway NJ, Short Hills NJ, East Brunswick NJ, Clifton NJ, Clark NJ, Elizabeth NJ,
Wayne NJ, Secaucus NJ, Atlantic City  NJ, Eatontown NJ, Roxbury NJ, Freehold NJ, Princeton NJ, Tinton Falls NJ,
Rockaway NJ  Willingsboro NJ, Ocean Township NJ, Burlington NJ, Edgewater NJ, Cinnaminson NJ, Union NJ, Piscataway.
15 Most Frequently Shoplifted Stores in New Jersey *: Walmart,
Target, K-Mart, Sears, Macy's, JC Penny's, Kohls, Shop-Rite, Stop
and Shop, Pathmark, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Costco, Home Depot,
Lord & Taylors
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The Consequences of shoplifting even a dollar store item can:
  • 1) Result in Jail
  • 2) Give you a Criminal Record
  • 3) Prevent you from obtaining a job
  • 4) Increase your home and auto insurance rates
  • 5) Require you to perform community service
  • 6) Require payment of a civil penalty
  • 7) Cause you to be denied entry to certain foreign countries
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Lawyer H. Scott Aalsberg, Esq. and his staff of experienced New Jersey Shoplifting Attorneys can guide you through the many loopholes and mistakes the police
and prosecutors make on a daily basis from arrest to trial.  Each one of our shoplifting and theft lawyers is fully experienced and has handled thousands of cases
in the criminal and municipal courts.  Our shoplifting and theft attorneys know how to get the not guilty verdict you need.  Don't wait, call today the longer you wait
the harder it will be to protect and defend your rights.  The Aalsberg difference guarantees that you will not be represented with an attorney who is just out of law
school.  Each attorney in our office has been in practice a minimum of 10 years, thus you can trust that you will get the best possible result.  This web site is not
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Atlantic City and Edgewater to Woobridge NJ.    * A conviction for shoplifting even as little as one dollar in NJ will give you a Criminal Record in the National Crime
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Commonly Asked Questions for the Shoplifting Lawyer:
Q: Can Your Lawyer help me if I am guilty?  Yes, but the sooner
you start your defense, the more chances you have to Win.

Q: Can your Lawyer keep me out of jail?  No Attorney is allowed
by law to guarantee a result but our 98% success rate speaks for
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Q: Can I afford your services?  The real question should be can
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education, immigration status and chances of getting or keeping
your job may be at risk. Ask yourself "will I get my next job with a
criminal record?  Will my college education be worthless?
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Penalties for Theft Offenses are the same as shoplifting charges except unlike shoplifting, retail theft has no mandatory community
service and thus is considered a downgrade offense for shoplifting.