Pending Shoplifting Case

Question: ”I was accused of shoplifting, and am awaiting trial. I am also in the process of applying for jobs. I have been responding to the application as ‘never convicted of a crime.’ Will the pending case show on an employment background check?”

Answer: It will be visible, though only as an arrest. Whether or not it must be disclosed depends on the employment opportunity, as some ask for convictions and pending cases that you may have. With respect to your options, it’s likely that you will have to take the case to trial, as, for whatever reason, you are finding no success negotiating a resolution.


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    Lancaster, CA Attorney Jesse P. Duran is bilingual in both English and Spanish. He graduated from the California State University of Northridge (CSUN) with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Business Law. He continued his education at Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California, graduating with his juris doctorate and passing the California Bar in 2006. After working in the District Attorney’s Office in Van Nuys, he went into private practice in ...

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