What is 490 PC and what will happen if I was charged with it for theft?

Asked on Nov 07th, 2017 on Criminal Law - California
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Answered on Nov 08th, 2017 at 4:30 PM
PC 490 is a statute number for petty theft.

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Answered on Nov 07th, 2017 at 7:28 PM
Petty theft is a crime of moral turpitude, and if convicted it will really hurt your school/employment aspirations. You should talk to a lawyer, who may be able to work out a deal with the Judge whereby you can earn yourself a dismissal.

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