Shoplifting  Representing People From All Walks of Life

Fort Wayne Shoplifting Defense Attorneys

People often think of shoplifting as a minor crime committed by the young with little to no consequences. It can be. But, in reality, many people can face very serious consequences. A shoplifting charge is actually an allegation of dishonesty. For example, if the amount stolen was of substantial value or if the accused has a record of shoplifting convictions, that person may face heightened consequences. One of the major concerns is avoiding a felony criminal record that can hinder a person's ability to find work or obtain professional licenses such as those required to practice law or medicine.

One way to try to avoid a felony record is to seek a reduction in charges to criminal conversion, which is a misdemeanor. Criminal conversion is a lesser charge for borrowing something without the intent to keep it permanently.

Is Shoplifting Ruining A Loved One's Life?

There are a number of shoplifters who have ample funds to afford whatever they are accused of stealing. For these people, shoplifting can be a very damaging compulsion that can destroy a career and destabilize a family and a life that is otherwise successful. Our firm offers comprehensive representation that looks at all aspects of each case, including the need for help with destructive compulsions such as shoplifting.

Determined Criminal Defense Attorneys Fighting For You

At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our goal is to help our clients succeed. Not just in the case at hand, but beyond the case as well. We have more than 75 years of combined experience defending people's rights, and we have seen how often criminal charges may stem from unaddressed issues such as addiction or mental health challenges. We work to help our clients secure the best possible resolution to their cases and in their lives overall as well.

Contact The Allen County Retail Theft Defense Attorneys Of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C.

If you are facing shoplifting charges, you need a defense that can protect your rights. The Fort Wayne, Indiana, shoplifting defense lawyers of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., offer our clients the defense they need.

Call us at (888) 912-7220 or contact us online. We don't charge a fee for a telephone consultation. Whether you hire us or another law firm,
we want you to be well defended.

What Makes
Arnold Terrill, P.C. Different?

We Put the Needs of Our Clients First
  • Renowned Reputation

    Our firm has built a great reputation due to our proven track record of success in complex cases.

  • Aggressive Defense

    Our legal team will provide a vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge. 

  • Accessible to Clients

    We understand that time is of the essence. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations.

  • Unparalleled Experience

    At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our attorneys have a combined 75 years of legal experience. 

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Protect Your Future

Our firm was named among the "Top Rated Lawyers in Fort Wayne" By Fort Wayne Best Magazine

The Reason We Work So Hard

Read What Our Past Clients Had to Say
  • “They have both gone above and beyond for my family. I love the staff that I have worked with on our cases as well. Highly recommend!”

    - Martha
  • “Mr. Arnold has provided legal advice and guidance during a difficult situation of mine. I found him to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable, and honest. While working with Mr. Arnold, I felt as though my situation was in adept and trustworthy hands.”

    - Brendan
  • “They have earned my trust as far as having many years of experience at their jobs and within the court system.”

    - Nick

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