It is easy to understand how paying for an item can be overlooked, and we understand mistakes do happen.
As defence lawyers we know that most theft under charges are simple misunderstandings or a momentary lapse in judgement.
Criminal charges resulting in a criminal record can have a long term affect on your life including:
- travel restrictions
- loss of employment
- denial of immigration &
- citizenship applications
Many employers and even volunteer organizations are requesting criminal record checks before accepting applications.