Larceny

Garden City Larceny Lawyers

KleptomaniaDefending Nassau County clients facing larceny charges

Larceny is simply the theft of another person’s property. If you are charged with larceny, you have a multitude of consequences to face. Many people do not understand the seriousness of stealing. Even those looking for the thrill of shoplifting can find themselves in a serious situation. Most do not appreciate that larceny is a criminal matter. Most larceny charges are considered a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the value stolen. If you were convicted of larceny, you could be impacted by overwhelming fines, potential jail time, and a permanent criminal record. If you are charged with larceny, contact Grunwald & Seman, P.C. as soon as possible. With over 25 years of experience, our firm will effectively defend you in court and explore every legal mean to avoid these serious charges. If you need our legal services, contact Grunwald & Seman, P.C. for an initial consultation.

Consequences

If you are charged with larceny, it is important to know what consequences you face. Most larceny charges depend on the value stolen. Most convictions come with the potential of imprisonment.

Petit larceny

  • Property valued at $1000 or less
  • Class A misdemeanor
  • Fines not to exceed $1000
  • Potential for up to 1 year in prison

Grand larceny in the fourth degree

  • Property valued between $1000 and $3000
  • Class E felony
  • Fines not to exceed $5000 or double the offender’s gain from the crime
  • Potential for up to 4 years in prison

Grand larceny in the third degree

  • Property valued between $3000 and $50,000
  • Class D felony
  • Potential for up to 7 years in prison

Grand larceny in the second degree

  • Property valued between $50,000 and $1 million
  • Class C felony
  • Potential for up to 15 years in prison

Grand larceny in the first degree

  • Property valued at $1 million or more
  • Class B felony
  • Potential for up to 25 years in prison

Contact a Long Island attorney to fight for your future

If you are charged with larceny, you need to contact an attorney. You are most likely looking at a criminal charge that could subject you to overwhelming fines, jail time, and a permanent criminal record. These charges could impact your life and livelihood. You need an experienced law firm to assess your case, guide you through your legal options, and effectively defend you against these charges. At Grunwald & Seman, P.C. we are committed to our clients. We understand the serious situation you are in and we will explore every legal defense to fight for your future. If you need our legal services, do not hesitate to contact Grunwald & Seman, P.C.