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Shoplifting / Burglary


Serving Southern California, including Los Angeles County, Orange County, Santa Barbara County, San Bernardino County and San Diego County.

Petty theft is unlawfully taking property from another individual or merchant (shoplifting) that is valued under $400, with the intent of never returning that property. A first offense of petty theft of property over $50 in value, is charged as a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000, 6 months in county jail, or both, and possibly restitution. Petty theft of items valued at less than $50 may be charged as a misdemeanor or infraction.

Petty theft, or shoplifting, is considered a crime of “moral turpitude” and can have far-reaching consequences to your livelihood, such as interfering with your ability to obtain employment or housing of your choice, to obtain some professional licenses, and can generally be an embarrassment to you and your family.

If you have been convicted of petty theft or shoplifting, whether you were arrested as an adult or juvenile offender, an experienced California Defense Attorney can provide you the legal help you need to have your criminal record Expunged, which is the legal process by which your criminal record is sealed or cleared of those charges.

The Law Offices of Defense Attorney Thomas Wallin specialize in Expungement of criminal records throughout Southern California. As a former public defender, Mr. Wallin is a highly qualified lawyer who has extensive knowledge of California law and the Expungement process.

You may qualify for a criminal records Expungement in Southern California if you were charged with a misdemeanor of petty theft and you:

  • Successfully completed your probation sentence, or had no probation requirements and it has been at least 365 days since your plea of guilty was entered.
  • All of your California court mandated fines, fees and restitutions have been paid.

An important benefit of having your criminal record cleared of a shoplifting or commercial burglary conviction is that you can honestly state during job interviews or on employment applications for private companies that you have no criminal convictions.

However, it’s important to note, if you do clear your record of a petty theft conviction and are arrested again for petty theft or shoplifting, or any other theft-related offense, the Expungement will not keep you from being charged with a felony petty theft, or theft with a prior.

To determine if you qualify for an Expungement of a shoplifting or petty theft conviction, simply fill out our Quick Contact form (above) or call (866) 857-5900. One of our knowledgeable lawyers will quickly review your case and determine if we can obtain an Expungement, and clear or seal your criminal record. Our experienced Expungement attorneys and lawyers are available to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your first consultation is FREE. We accept MasterCard, Visa & AMEX.

The Law Offices of Criminal Defense Attorney Thomas Wallin handles Petty Theft Expungement cases throughout Southern California for clients residing in:

Our Expungement Attorneys and Lawyers can Clear your Criminal Record and get you an Expungement in the following cities and counties in Southern California:

Los Angeles County, Clear Criminal Record - Expungement
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Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Angeles Vista, Artesia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Carson, Cerritos, Chatsworth, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Culver City, Downtown LA, Downey, Eagle Rock, El Monte, El Segundo, Flintridge, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Granada Hills, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Hollywood, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Canada, La Crescenta, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lenox, Little Rock, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Los Nietos, Lynwood, Manhattan Beach, Marina Del Rey, Monterey Park, Montrose, Northridge, Norwalk, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pearl Blossom, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Reseda, Rolling Hills Estates, San Fernando, San Gabriel, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Signal Hills, Temple City, Torrance, Van Nuys, Ventura County, Verdugo City, Viewpark, Walnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, Whittier and surrounding areas

San Diego County, Clear Criminal Record - Expungement Attorney Lawyer
Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, La Costa, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Mission Valley, Oceanside, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach, Vista and surrounding areas

Orange County, Clear Criminal Record - Expungement Attorney Lawyer
Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Balboa Island, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Cowan Heights, Cypress, Dana Point, El Modena, El Toro, El Toro Marine Base, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Leisure World, Lemon Heights, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Modjeska Canyon, Newport Beach, Orange, OC, Orange Park Acres, Placentia, Rancho San Margarita, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Silverado Canyon, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda and surround areas

Riverside County, Clear Criminal Record - ExpungementAttorney Lawyer
Aguanga, Anza, Arlington, Calimesa, Casa Blanca, Cherry Valley, Corona, Corona Hills, Edgemont, El Cerrito, Gilman, Glen Avon, Glenn Valley, Hemet, High Grove, Home Gardens, Homeland, Hot Springs, Idyllwild, La Sierra, Lake View, Mead Valley, Meadow Brook, Mira Loma, Riverside, Moreno, Mt. Lanter, Murrieta, Norco, Nuevo, Pedley, Perris, Quail Valley, Southern California, Rodea, Romoland, Sage, San Jacinto, Santa Ana Canyon, Soboba, Sun City, Temecula, Temescal Canyon, Vail Lake, Valle Vista, Wildomar Lake, Winchester and surrounding areas

Santa Barbara County, Clear Criminal Record - ExpungementAttorney Lawyer
Buellton, Carpentaria, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Solvang, San Luis Obispo and surrounding areas

San Bernardino County, Clear Criminal Record - ExpungementAttorney Lawyer
Adelanto, Angeles Oaks, Apple Valley, Bloomington, Chino, Chino Hills, Colton, El Mirage, Etiwanda, Forest Falls, Grand Terrace, Helendale, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Lucerne Valley, Mentone, Montclair, Ontario, Oro Grande, Phelan, Pinon Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino City, Victorville, Wrightwood, Yucaipa and surrounding areas.

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