Petty Theft

Practices:
Criminal Law

Result:

Plea bargain to a misdemeanor for petty theft with no prison time after client charged with felony grand theft.

Client:

Stanford student

Overview:

The client was arrested and charged with felony grand theft. McManis Faulkner contacted the victims of the theft and entered into civil compromises with both parties after appropriate restitution was made. The District Attorney allowed the client to plead to misdemeanor petty theft, with 18 months probation and 250 hours of community service. The client did not have to serve any prison time.