Theft Crime Lawyer New York
Skilled Defense for Larceny & Other Theft-Related Charges in NY
The defense of clients facing theft-related charges is an important focus of our firm, which comprises industry thought leaders, former judges, former prosecutors, and a range of other respected professionals in an array of various practice areas. Even in the presence of seemingly “open-and-shut” cases, we have persevered and secured results that no other firm could have achieved. Our New York theft crime attorneys are widely respected and known for their expertise and skill.
From shoplifting to armed robbery to embezzlement, theft crimes encompass a wide range of state and federal offenses. The consequences of a conviction may include fines and incarceration and a host of other penalties. With the prevalence of physical evidence in these cases, via paper trails, video surveillance, or even cell phone photos or records, it may seem that a number of defendants face unbeatable odds. That is not how we view matters at Barket Epstein Kearon Aldea & LoTurco, LLP.
To discuss your charges with a seasoned New York theft crimes attorney, call Barket Epstein at (888) 779-0267. Your consultation is free and confidential.
Larceny in New York
Larceny, which is the theft of personal property, is divided into several different categories in New York. The category within which a larceny charge falls depends upon the type of property involved, its value, and where or from whom it’s taken. In New York, larceny is categorized as follows:
Petit Larceny New York
Petit larceny is the theft of property valued at less than $1,000. Petit larceny is a class A misdemeanor. Conviction of this crime can result in up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
Grand Larceny New York
Grand Larceny is a more serious form of theft than petit larceny. New York classifies grand larceny as follows:
- First Degree Grand Larceny– First-degree grand larceny is the theft of property or services valued at over one million dollars. First-degree grand larceny is a class B felony. Conviction of this crime can result in a prison sentence of up to 25 years and a fine of up to $30,000.
- Second Degree Grand Larceny – Second-degree grand larceny is the theft of property or services valued at over $50,000. Second-degree grand larceny is a class C felony. Conviction of this crime can result in a prison sentence of up to 15 years and a fine of up to $15,000.
- Third Degree Grand Larceny – Third-degree grand larceny is the theft of property or services valued at over $3,000. Second-degree grand larceny is a class D felony. Conviction of this crime can result in a prison sentence of up to seven years and a fine of up to twice the amount of the value of the property or services stolen.
- Fourth Degree Grand Larceny – Fourth-degree grand larceny is the theft of property or services valued at over $1,000. Fourth-degree grand larceny is a class E felony. Conviction of this crime can result in a prison sentence of up to four years and a fine of up to twice the amount of the value of the property or services stolen.
Types of Theft Charges We Handle
In addition to handling cases involving petit larceny and grand larceny, Barket Epstein defends clients facing theft-related charges such as:
Choose Our Renowned Legal Team
Barket Epstein is a full-service firm. The breadth of our experience and our multitude of practice areas enables us to take an all-inclusive approach to every case we handle, anticipating prosecutorial strategies and addressing the financial, professional, and personal ramifications a theft crime investigation, arrest, charge, or conviction can bring. We can even use our business and financial acumen to develop better defense strategies for clients faced with white collar theft crimes. When you work with a New York theft crime lawyer at our firm, you have the power of our entire team backing you and your interests.
Find out for yourself why we are a leading criminal defense firm—call (888) 779-0267 today. We serve clients across Suffolk County, Nassau County, and the tri-state area from offices in Manhattan, Huntington, and Garden City.
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Barket Epstein's attorneys are regularly featured in the media to discuss their recent cases or offer insight on current events.
Over Two Centuries of Combined Experience
Barket Epstein has 13 attorneys who collectively bring over 200 years of experience to each case. Our team is comprised of former judges, former prosecutors, professors and true thought leaders in our fields.
A Comprehensive Team Approach
Given the experience and knowledge we have amongst the attorneys at our firm, we utilize a team approach. Each client benefits from the expertise of several attorneys, not just the one assigned to their case.
Thousands of Cases Handled
Our Criminal Defense team has represented over 1,000 clients with charges ranging from DWI to homicide.
Three Convenient Office Locations
Our firm offers clients three convenient locations in Garden City, Manhattan, and Huntington.