Theft Crime Defense Attorney in New York
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Theft is the crime of illegally taking another person's property by
the use of force, lying or deceit. This offense is very serious, and if
you have been arrested, you could be facing severe penalties. Depending
on the circumstances of your case, you may either be charged with a misdemeanor
or a felony and you may be forced to serve years in prison and pay steep
fines. Criminal convictions can be devastating, so you need to immediately
retain the representation of an understanding attorney from the Law Office
of Robert King right away. By working with a
criminal attorney in Rochester from the firm, you may be able to have your charges reduced or dismissed.
What Theft Charges Are You Facing?
In the state of New York, there are multiple types of theft. Numerous deciding
factors could determine what exact sentencing you may be served with if
you are convicted, and an attorney from the Law Office of Robert King
can help create a unique defense. If you are facing any of the following
charges, contact the firm now!
Shoplifting is the crime of taking merchandise from a store or tampering
with the price of a product. If you are knowingly changing the price of
an item or knowingly concealing goods from a store that are valued at
less than $1,000, you may be charged with this offense.
This crime is sometimes referred to as a petty theft and involves the
taking of an item valued at less than $1,000. Unlike shoplifting, petit
larceny does not necessarily have to occur in a store but can pertain
to goods taken from a person or their property.
Taking another person's identity is a theft crime and also may be
white collar crime. This form of fraud uses another person's name, Social Security number,
bank account information or other personal information to take money or
assets from the victim.
Grand larceny is a felony offense, punishable by prison sentencing and
steep fines. Any item taken that is valued over $1,000 can be considered
grand larceny. Common types of grand larceny include grand theft auto
or grand theft firearm.
Any forced and unlawful entry into a structure with the intent to commit
a crime once inside the structure, home, building or office is considered
burglary. This crime is classified as first degree, second degree or third
degree, all of which are very serious offenses.
Obtain aggressive defense immediately!
Without the representation of an attorney, you could be spending years
behind bars and have a permanent criminal record. Regardless of the amount
of goods that were stolen, the type of goods that were stolen or if you
have been wrongly accused of a crime, you need to work with an attorney.
The New York criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate, and
you should ensure that your lawyer is experienced in all areas of criminal
law. At the Law Office of Robert King, you can rest assured that your
case is in good hands. The firm has successfully tried more than 100 criminal
cases and may be able to help you as well.