Westchester Petit Larceny Attorneys
While petit larceny charges are most closely associated with shoplifting, they may be applied to any alleged act of theft so long as the value of the property or services allegedly stolen is less than $1,000. As a class A misdemeanor in Westchester, there are a number of substantial penalties associated with convictions for this crime which may be further enhanced for repeat offenders. The Westchester petit larceny attorneys at Law Offices of Richard A. Portale, P.C. can help you understand how your charges are likely to be pursued by prosecutors and, thereby, how best to defend against them.
If you have been charged with petit larceny in the Westchester area, our Westchester legal team can help you build a comprehensive legal strategy that challenges every aspect of your arrest in an effort to eliminate your charges.
Penalties for Petit Larceny Convictions
Defined by the N.Y. Penal Law § 155.25 as the unlawful taking of property or services valued at or less than $1,000, a conviction upon petit larceny charges in the Westchester area may result in the following penalties:
- Up to a year in prison
- A fine of up to $1,000
- A criminal record
Our Westchester legal team will do everything they possibly can to protect your future from any of the potential consequences that a petit larceny conviction might entail.
Consult with a Westchester Petit Larceny Attorney
At Law Offices of Richard A. Portale, P.C., our Westchester petit larceny attorneys will work with you to build a legal strategy that challenges each and every aspect of your charges in an effort to mitigate any possibly penalties or, ideally, to eliminate the charges altogether. To discuss the particulars of your case with one of our Westchester criminal defense attorneys, please call our Westchester offices at (914) 772-3166 today.