Criminal Defense Lawyer for Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny
In New York, the crime of larceny, which is a theft, is divided into two types: grand larceny and petit larceny. Grand larceny is generally charged as a non-violent felony and is broken down into four categories of first, second, third, and fourth degree. Petit larceny or petty larceny is generally a misdemeanor. It is a theft of goods or property valued at $1000 or less.
The severity of larceny charges is based on the value of the goods or services stolen. The breakdown in grand larceny is as follows:
- First degree larceny: theft of property and the value of the property exceeds $1,000,000.
- Second degree larceny: theft of property and the value of the property exceeds $50,000.
- Third degree larceny: theft of property and the value of the property exceeds $3,000.
- Fourth degree larceny: theft of property and the value of the property exceeds $1,000.
If you or someone you know has been charged with grand larceny or petit larceny in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island or Queens, it is important to seek legal assistance. It is highly recommended that you contact New York City (NYC) criminal defense lawyer Michael Redenburg immediately. He can provide aggressive and diligent legal representation at affordable rates. Using his extensive legal know-how and skills, he has successfully helped many clients fight criminal charges in the New York City (NYC) area.
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The penalties for grand larceny may be prison time, restitution, and/or probation. If convicted of fourth degree grand larceny, you could face up to 4 years in a state prison. If convicted of first degree grand larceny, you could face a maximum sentence of 25 years in a state prison. Being convicted of grand larceny gives you a criminal record, which may negatively impact your life and future for a long time. Don't let a larceny charge ruin your life. Get the legal help you need from the New York City (NYC) defense attorney, Michael Redenburg, by calling (212)240-9465 today.