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    Default Caught Stealing Clothing

    I am a 30 year old single mother of 2 wonderful kids. I made a bad choice when I stole $154.00 worth of clothing from Sears Department Store in Troy, MI. I was weak minded and stupid I never been in trouble with the law, I have a traffic violation in Detroit. I wanted to know what you think how the Judge is going to handle this case. I am soooo scared I will never ever do this again.

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    Default Re: Caught Stealing Clothing

    Most likely you will get fines and probation. Don't expect the prosecutor or judge to believe that, at 30, somebody who has never stolen before made such a "bad choice" - they've heard that type of story lots of times, and know that it's all-but-certain that you've gotten away with stealing many times before.

    You should consider talking to a criminal defense lawyer about the charges.

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    Default Re: Caught Stealing Clothing

    Yes, I don't think you should ever say "It's the first time I ever did anything like this before", or "I promise I will never do it again"

    Because even if it could be true, when you hear it, you just think "Lier Lier Lier"

    I don't think the judge would even want to hear it.

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