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THEFT UNDER $5000

THEFT UNDER $5000 MEANS:

Theft under 5000 means that the property involved in the charge had a value under five thousand ($5000.00) dollars, and the accused took the property without consent.

Although “Theft Under” is considered a minor charge, Theft Under 5000 dollars is still a criminal offence that upon conviction will result in a criminal record. Criminal records affect you when you apply for jobs and when traveling, and any background check. As well if you have a previous criminal record then the penalty for any subsequent offence is increased due to your record.

Often theft charges are laid by police and store security as a result of a minor theft or “Shoplifting”.

Many times the theft or shoplifting charge will be the result of an accident, where the accused mistakenly left the business without paying for the item. If it is a case where you inadvertently left the store without paying, unless you are properly represented the court will still consider this action a theft.Contact us today to find out more…

  • 130 Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990

  • . Every person is guilty of the offence of driving carelessly who drives a vehicle or street car on a highway without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $400 and not more than $2,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and in addition his or her licence or permit may be suspended for a period of not more than two years. 2009, c. 5, s. 41.

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All traffic ticket violations and Provincial offence summons are dealt within the Provincial court locations in Ontario. We have been providing legal services to all of Ontario in the GTA area for over 15 years.

Highway Traffic Act charges such as speeding or traffic violations;

Municipal by-law charges relating to excessive noise, animal control, or garbage disposal;

Charges laid under provincial legislation such as the Environmental Protection Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Dog Owners’ Liability Act or the Trespass to Property Act.

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