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Theft

New York City Theft Crime Lawyer

Understanding the Charges & Penalties

Theft Crime

There are many different types of theft charges that you can face if you have allegedly been involved in some sort of situation involving removing property belonging to another person or party. Many of these can result in a felony on your record and jail time. For example, even shoplifting can be a serious offense.

Often called petit larceny, these types of smaller theft crimes can be charged as class A misdemeanors, which could result in a year of jail time. There are much more serious theft crimes that could call for years in jail, restitution fines and other punishments. For example, grand larceny in the first degree can be charged as a class B felony, resulting in up to 25 years in prison.

Different types of theft crimes can include:

  • Grand larceny
  • Petite larceny

If you have been charged with any type of theft crime, you could face extensive fines, restitution fines, civil suits, jail time, etc. It is very important that you contact a qualified attorney in New York City as soon as you have been charged. The sooner you contact an experienced lawyer at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser, the sooner your defense can be prepared.

Defense for Every Type of Theft Crime

The Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser is an intimate yet extremely experienced law firm focusing on offering exceptional criminal defense representation to individuals charged with theft crimes throughout the city and surrounding areas. Could you keep your job and your financial stability if you were forced to go to jail for a year? Two years? How about 25 years?

This is why you need to ensure that you have the best possible defense if you are charged with any type of theft crime. Your life and livelihood is on the line when you have been charged with a serious felony or misdemeanor. Don’t give your rights up lightly – you should speak with a lawyer who will work tirelessly to uphold your constitutional rights throughout your trial.

If you have been accused of committing a theft crime, contact a NYC criminal lawyer at our firm.

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