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Raleigh Shoplifting Attorney

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Arrested on suspicion of shoplifting? Are you or a loved one under investigation for a theft-related offense? If so, it is imperative that you secure the immediate representation of our Raleigh shoplifting defense attorney. While shoplifting charges may seem minor, they can have harsh consequences and severely limit your future opportunities. At Floyd Law Offices PLLC, we offer world-class criminal defense representation to individuals facing shoplifting charges. We will utilize our trial experience and in-depth legal knowledge in order to build a formidable defense strategy on your behalf.

  • Meet Chris Floyd

    Criminal Defense Attorney

    Chris Floyd is a seasoned criminal lawyer with years of trial and litigation experience. He has represented people from all walks of life, and has defended thousands of criminal cases. He has tried and won not guilty verdicts in cases that have ranged from misdemeanors to first-degree murder.

    Chris’ experience is unique in the sense that he is not a former prosecutor. In fact, he has never prosecuted a criminal case. Instead, he is a career criminal defense lawyer who has sat behind the defense table, and fought for the accused in every case he has handled.

    Chris is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and is admitted to practice before all North Carolina State Courts and several federal courts, including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Standing Up for The Criminally-Accused

Case Wins & Victories

  • State of North Carolina v. A.L - DWI

    Not Guilty

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client was pulled over for speeding and charged with Driving While Impaired after failing standardized field sobriety tests and blowing over the legal limit on both a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine. This client had a previous DWI conviction within seven years and was facing mandatory jail time.

  • State of North Carolina v. K.H. - DWI


    Charges: Driving While Impaired and Speeding. Client was charged with DWI and speeding after she was pulled over for speeding and subsequently failed all standardized field sobriety test and blew well over the legal limit. After she was arrested, she allegedly refused to submit to a chemical analysis. If she was found to have willfully refused the chemical analysis, her license would be take from her for one year even if she was acquitted of DWI. Defendant requested a hearing on the refusal with the DMV, which was held, and demanded a trial on her case. At trial, the defense objected to the State’s motion to continue, which was denied by the court.

  • State of North Carolina v. A.M. - Criminal Defense

    Not Guilty

    Charges: Violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order Client was charged with violating a domestic violence protective order and for being in contempt of court. After a hearing, the Judge found the accusing witness to not be credible.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.C. - DWI


    Charges: DWI and Reckless Driving to Endanger Client was charged with Driving while impaired and reckless driving after she was alleged to have caused an accident that resulted in the hospitalization of multiple people. Due to the facts of the case, a conviction would have resulted in mandatory active jail sentence.

  • State of North Carolina v. B.W. - DWI


    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he was stopped for speeding and allegedly exhibiting poor driving. Client was alleged to have failed standardized field sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit on a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine after his arrest.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.L. - DWI

    Voluntarily Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he drove through a checkpoint, failed all standardized field sobriety tests, and blew over the legal limit on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine.

The Attorney to Call When Your Freedom is on the Line

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “Chris Floyd told me that he "would fight for me." He successfully got a larceny charge dismissed. HIRE Chris Floyd because the other attorneys want to make a quick buck but Chris Floyd will work hard and fight for you!”

  • “Handled my DUI case with the most uttermost professionalism. Highly recommended. Young, smart and aggressive lawyer. Was easily accessible and defends you to the end.”


  • “Chris is an amazing attorney. Not only is he available day and night but he is also very professional and detailed oriented. Young and eager but also smart and responsible. Drug possession AND DUI both dismissed with no penalty. Couldn't be happier. ”


  • “He is amazing and without going into detail , my charges were serious and he was able to have them dismissed and he is helping me get them expunged.”


Results - Driven. Client - Focused.

The Powerful Defense Attorney You Deserve in Your Corner

  • Solid Track Record of Success

  • Flexible Payment Plans

  • Confident in the Courtroom

  • Free Case Evaluations

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Common Penalties

Shoplifting, also known as larceny, occurs when an individual takes possession of another individual’s property without his or her permission and with the intent of permanently depriving the owner of said property. To secure the best possible outcome in your shoplifting case, it would be within your best interests to secure the immediate representation of a highly skilled defense attorney. You cannot afford to plead guilty. Let us to help you navigate through the complexities of the criminal justice system.

  • Imprisonment
  • Expensive Fines
  • Criminal Record
  • Various Civil Penalties
  • Court Fees
  • Anti-Theft Class

We Have The Answers You Need

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • What Potential Civil Penalties Could I Face For Shoplifting?


    In addition to criminal penalties, you may be held civilly liable to the owner of the stolen property for damages between $50 and $500. If the stolen property is not recoverable, you may be required to pay retail value for the merchandise.

  • What Defenses Can Be Utilized?


    The three primary defenses for shoplifting include: failure of witnesses to show up in court, failure to provide discovery and plea negotiations. We will not quit until we have explored every possible avenue of defense.

  • Do I Need To Hire A Criminal Defense Lawyer?


    If you have been arrested for shoplifting, it is vital that you secure the legal representation of our shoplifting defense lawyer. We urge you against self-representation. When your future and rights are on the line, you need a skilled attorney on your side.

  • Possible Case Outcomes

    Charges Reduced

    There may be a chance that you can get your charges reduced to a misdemeanor, depending upon circumstances with what exactly happened.

  • Possible Case Outcomes

    Suppressed Evidence

    In some instances, it can be proven that some type of violation occurred during the process of investigation, which could lead to evidence being thrown out of court.

  • Possible Case Outcomes

    Charges Dismissed

    We work tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome, including getting your criminal charges completely dismissed, acquitted, or dropped.

Increase Your Chances of a Better Outcome

We Know the Law. We Can Protect Your Rights.

  • Am I
    going to jail?

  • How serious
    is this?

  • I can't afford
    to pay the fines

  • Is this going on my
    criminal record?

  • Can you help?

  • I regret all of it

Let us help you cut through the noise. Our firm can help reduce your stress during this difficult time. Speak with our attorneys and get legal advice today.

We Stand At The Ready To Defend Your Rights & Future

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