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Penal Code 484 PC; California Petty Theft Laws

Definition and Elements of California Petty Theft Petty theft is among the most common theft crimes charged by prosecutors in California. Petty theft is distinguished from grand theft by the California law in two ways, which include the value of the property stolen and the punishment if convicted.  Petty theft is defined as the unlawful […]