Upstate New York Larceny Defense Attorney
Theft crimes of all types should be taken very seriously in New York State. Even the lowest level theft charge, Petit Larceny, is a class A misdemeanor offense and is punishable up to one year in jail. A conviction may impact your career, immigration status, and future opportunities.
To give yourself the best chance of reduced charges, punishment, or even dismissal, it’s imperative to consult and retain the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney.
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Andrew DeLuca is an experienced criminal defense attorney who will aggressively fight on your behalf to get your case the best result possible.
Call today for a free case evaluation. When you call, you will be directly connected to Attorney Andrew DeLuca, not a receptionist, secretary, or junior associate.
The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca serves clients across Upstate New York, including Albany, Amsterdam, Johnstown, Latham, Queensbury, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Troy, and the surrounding NY area.
In New York State, Petit Larceny is defined as the unlawful taking of property or services valued at no more than $1,000. Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree is often charged in tandem with Petit Larceny. Both charges are classified as a class A misdemeanors and are punishable up to one year in jail, along with fines, community service and/or probation.
Some specific examples of larceny include:
- Larceny by trick or embezzlement
- Obtaining property by false pretenses
- Issuing a bad check
- Larceny committed at the workplace
- Taking property by extortion
Theft Crimes in New York State
The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca provides criminal defense services against every type of theft crime. Theft crimes in New York range from misdemeanors to class B felonies. The different theft crimes under New York State law are the following:
- Petit Larceny
- Grand Larceny
- Identity theft
- Theft of services
Contact The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca
Consequences of a larceny conviction can, and often do, linger years later. Unfortunately, many people assume that because a theft charge stemmed from an item that was only a few hundred dollars, the courts won’t take the case seriously. The truth is that a larceny charge can seriously complicate your present situation and diminish your future. You need an experienced lawyer that knows how effectively to defend against these charges.
Call for a free initial consultation today so Mr. DeLuca can get to work on your case right away.
The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca accepts clients from Albany County, Fulton County, Montgomery County, Rensselaer County, Schenectady County, Saratoga County, Warren County, Washington County, and the surrounding Upstate New York area.