Latest News 2010 July Grandmother Facing Theft Trial

Grandmother Facing Theft Trial

A Connellsville, Pennsylvania grandmother is going to trial under the accusation that she used her eight-year-old granddaughter in a retail theft at a Wal-Mart. Elaine Hope Weimer is facing charges of retail theft, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors. A member of the store's Asset Protection Team said that he observed the woman and child place several shirts and hats into two reusable bags the girl was carrying. The grandmother has denied these allegations.      

Theft charges can be incredibly serious and result in consequences such as jail time and heavy fines depending on the situation. It's important that you understand what you are being charged with and how you should go about resolving this matter. You do have rights to protect during this difficult time and options to do so. Begin the process of moving forward with your life.

It's in your best interest to work with a criminal defense lawyer who will understand your case and be able to guide you through this difficult process. A defense attorney will know how to deal with court proceedings and any other aspects necessary. You can count on a defense lawyer to always have your best interest in mind while fighting to protect your rights. Please take some time today to contact a criminal defense attorney and begin discussing the details of your case.