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Georgia Shoplifting: Does it matter the type of items I stole?
Georgia Shoplifting: Does it matter the type of items I stole?

Question : I got arrested for shoplifting in Alpharetta yesterday and I’m embarrassed and worried about my future. I was only ever arrested one time before, and that was about 15 years ago, and that was also for shoplifting, that time in Roswell, Georgia. The charge in ...

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  • Georgia Shoplifting: Does it matter the type of items I stole?

    Question : I got arrested for shoplifting in Alpharetta yesterday and I’m embarrassed and worried about my future. I was only ever arrested one time before, and that was about 15 years ago, and that ...

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    Question : I barely drink at all. I mean, if I have six beers a year that’s a lot for me. I gave up drinking after I saw my mom passed out in the kitchen wearing only a robe about five years ago. She ...

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  • Shoplifting in Georgia: I just made a mistake

    Question : I got arrested for shoplifting in Alpharetta. I certainly didn’t mean to steal anything, and I’ve never taken anything from a store. It was just a mistake, just an oversight. I bought about ...

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    Question : I was drinking high gravity beer and I was wondering if I could use that as a defense. Since I rarely drink high gravity beer (almost never, really), I didn’t realize I was getting so drunk ...

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  • I got arrested for another DUI

    Question: I got another DUI, this time in Alpharetta. I never thought I’d get another one, but this past weekend I made a mistake and didn’t take an Uber, like I usually do. Now I’m worried about what ...

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