In difficult economic times, there are tough choices to be made. We understand that sometimes people make poor choices during challenging times. We also understand that sometimes making the right choice for you and your family may have included breaking the law. That is why we work to understand your situation when you come to the Marcilliat & Mills PLLC, after a shoplifting or larceny charge.

When you make a wrong choice to steal so you can get by, we want to help. Our staff is compassionate and caring. From the first call you make to our criminal defense law firm, you don’t have to worry about judgment. We have handled hundreds of shoplifting and larceny cases, and we are prepared to put our experience to work for your shoplifting or theft defense. Contact Marcilliat & Mills PLLC, to speak to an experienced Raleigh, North Carolina, attorney.

Former District Attorney Will Be on Your Side

The embarrassment of a shoplifting charge is bad enough. On top of that embarrassment, a shoplifting charge can harm your future. Even a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting or theft may be accessible to schools, employers, banks and licensing boards. Because petty theft is considered a morally wrong crime, your charge could lead to repercussions long into your future.

We will aggressively advocate for you in negotiations with the prosecutor or in court, because we understand the consequences that you are facing. We don’t want one mistake to ruin your future. We are experienced criminal defense lawyers and, with one call, we can be on your side.

Wake County Shoplifting and Theft Defense Lawyer

With years of experience, we have seen cases of shoplifting and theft that are committed because of psychological disorders, alcohol impairment or drug addiction. Not all shoplifting and theft charges result from financial need. When your disorder leads you to commit a theft crime, call our Raleigh criminal defense lawyers as soon as possible. We want to investigate the incident and quickly collect evidence, including surveillance, after you are accused of shoplifting or larceny.

There are options besides jail or prison time that are effective in shoplifting cases. We may defend against your shoplifting charge by suggesting alternative treatment for psychological disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, kleptomania or substance abuse. We are looking for the best possible outcome for you based on the circumstances of your case.

Contact Marcilliat & Mills PLLC, Today

When your future is on the line, you need experience, and you want results. Marcilliat & Mills PLLC, offers both. For a shoplifting or larceny defense lawyer, with demonstrated success defending against misdemeanor charges in North Carolina, you want the Marcilliat & Mills PLLCContact our law firm today or call 919-838-6643 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your North Carolina criminal charges.

State v. B.S.: Not Guilty Verdict in First Degree Murder Case.

In this case, our client was charged with First Degree Murder in connection with a “drive by” shooting that occurred in Charlotte, NC. The State’s evidence included GPS ankle monitoring data linking our client was at the scene of the crime and evidence that our client confessed to an inmate while in jail. Nonetheless, we convinced a jury to unanimously find our client Not Guilty. He was released from jail the same day.

State v. S.G.: First Degree Murder Charge Dismissed.

Our client was charged with First Degree for the shooting death related to an alleged breaking and entering. The State’s evidence included a co-defendant alleging that our client was the shooter. After conducting a thorough investigation with the use of a private investigator, we persuaded the State to dismiss entirely the case against our client.

State v. B.D.: First Degree Murder Charged Dismissed.

After conducting an investigation and communicating with prosecutor about the facts and circumstances indicating that our client acted in self-defense, the case was dismissed and deemed a justifiable homicide.

State v. I.R.: Reduction from First Degree Murder to Involuntary Manslaughter and Concealment of Death.

Our client was charged with the First Degree Murder of a young lady by drug overdose. After investigating the decedent’s background and hiring a preeminent expert toxicologist to fight the State’s theory of death, we were able to negotiate this case down from Life in prison to 5 years in prison, with credit for time served.

State v. J.G.:

Our client was charged with First Degree Murder related to a “drug deal gone bad.” After engaging the services of a private investigator and noting issues with the State’s case, we were able to negotiate a plea for our client that avoided a Life sentence and required him to serve only 12 years.