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Theft and Shoplifting

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Theft and Shoplifting Defense in Illinois that delivers the best possible results.


Are you facing arrest or charges for Theft or Shoplifting? We can help. Criminal Defense practiced by experienced Theft and Shoplifting Defense Lawyers Former Retail Theft Prosecutor.


Theft or conversion of a small amount of money from your employer (Employee Theft), or, Shoplifting a small item from a store may not seem like a crime with highly negative consequences. However, since businesses and retail stores in Illinois lose millions of dollars of merchandise due to Retail Theft (a/k/a Shoplifting) each year, if you are caught shoplifting, you face the possibility of jail time, fines, and a permanent criminal record.  A Theft or Retail Theft on your criminal record almost certainly will exclude you from being able to find a job, rent an apartment, obtain a needed loan or even be accepted into certain academic institutions.  You need experienced Theft Defense Lawyers on your side to protect your rights.


At the Criminal Defense law firm of Meyerson Law, LTD., we take the time to get to know you and investigate what happened so that we can provide aggressive defense representation and determine the best legal options in your Retail Theft, Shoplifting or Employee Theft case. If you face retail theft or shoplifting charges in the Chicago area, Cook County, or any part of Lake County, DuPage County, Will County, Kane County or McHenry County, contact our Theft Defense Lawyers at Meyerson Law, LTD. today.  Attorney David S. Meyerson, a former retail theft prosecutor, analyzes the actions of Loss Prevention agents and relevant police authorities to determine whether your case is defensible.  This includes reading loss prevention and police reports and viewing store and surveillance videos.


Experienced Theft Defense


If you are accused of Theft including Retail Theft, Shoplifting or Employee Theft, we can work with you to get you the best possible outcome for your case. At the same time, we represent people who were wrongly accused of theft, and help them clear their name by having the criminal charges dropped. At Meyerson Law, LTD., we represent people who face theft charges or a theft arrest for crimes involving:


  • Retail theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Employee Theft
  • Credit card theft
  • Laptop theft

Our theft defense attorneys understand how the prosecution approaches Theft and Shoplifting cases. We will look at the details of your case and the theft charges leveled against you, and we will take the time to understand you as a person. In every case involving theft, retail theft, employee theft charges or shoplifting arrest, our goals are to protect our client’s rights and bring about a fair resolution.


If you or a family member faces a retail theft or theft arrest in Chicago or the entire area of Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Kane County, McHenry County or Will County, Illinois, contact our Criminal Defense Lawyers for the personal and professional attention your rights and your case deserve. We will walk with you through the entire process of an employee theft, retail theft, or shoplifting arrest, defense, and defense options.  Please call attorney David S. Meyerson at (847) 513-6600 for a free consultation.