Larceny & Shoplifting

The attorneys at Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP, located in the heart of the Hudson Valley and close to multiple major shopping centers, have a great deal of experience defending clients who are charged with larceny- and shoplifting-related crimes.

If you have been charged with larceny or shoplifting, seeking the counsel of our experienced criminal defense lawyers is your best option to prevent the charges from drastically changing your life. The outcome of your case can be, and often will be very different than for those who do nothing and hope it will all go away.

Types of larceny offenses include:

  • Petit Larceny: the theft of anything with a value of less than $1,00; misdemeanor crime punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000
  • Grand Larceny offenses: felonies that are can be charged for the theft of anything valued at over $1,000; conviction to Grand Larceny can carry a sentence to New York State prison, substantial fines, and restitution

Our firm understands how to handle these particularly embarrassing situations. We will work toward obtaining a disposition that does not result in a criminal conviction that can adversely affect you for the rest of your life.

By investigating and evaluating prosecution evidence, and gathering information from your case in regard to possible defenses, Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP can advise you on how to proceed, and work with you toward the best possible outcome for your case.

Depending upon the facts of your shoplifting or larceny charge, it may be possible for us to convince the prosecutor to minimize jail time, agree to probation, or reduce the charges against you. Contact us today to get the competent counsel you need from one of our experienced professional attorneys.

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