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Hi, my name is Givelle Lamano and I’m a criminal defense attorney with Lamano Law Office. The goal of this video is to give some information about what to expect if you are being accused of stealing and/or theft. A big consideration is how much the value of the alleged property that you took was. […]

residential commercial burglary

In California, burglary can be defined in two ways. First degree burglary is also called residential burglary. Second degree is also called commercial burglary. Burglary in general is when a perpetrator enters a building unlawfully with the intent to commit a theft or another felony. Residential Burglary Residential burglary applies when the burglary takes place […]


Is Accidental Shoplifting A Legitimate Defense? Shoplifting is a crime, despite how small the amount of property stolen might be. It is classified as any theft that deprives a commercial establishment of property that has a value of $950 or less. Anything more than that, and the crime gets classified as grand theft, which can […]