THEFT / PETIT LARCENY CHARGES IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY
In Westchester County, theft charges are extraordinarily common. This is in large part due to the fact that Westchester County, which shares a border with New York City, consists of nearly one million people who live in 6 cities, 19 towns and 23 villages, and because Westchester County has many popular shopping districts, hundreds of high end stores and high end malls.
What is Petit Larceny?
One of the most common theft charges in Westchester County is referred to as "Petit Larceny". Pursuant to New York Penal Law Section 155.25 a person is guilty of petit larceny "when he steals property" and the property value does not exceed one thousand dollars.
In Westchester County it is very typical so see the charge of Petit Larceny filed against someone who is accused of stealing from a store. As Westchester County criminal defense lawyers located in White Plains, the lawyers at our firm have represented countless individuals of all ages and different backgrounds seeking legal representation for their Petit Larceny charges. In many instances, it is the individuals first "brush" with the law, and in many other instances it is not.
Necessity of hiring an Experienced Westchester County Petit Larceny Lawyer
If you have been charged with Petit Larceny in Westchester County it is absolutely vital that you hire an experienced Westchester County Petit Larceny lawyer to protect your rights and best interests. Petit Larceny is a class "A" misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail, 3 years of probation and huge fines. If convicted of Petit Larceny a person will have a criminal record. Such a conviction can lead to being terminated by your employer, prevent future employment, denial of college admissions, denial of teaching licenses and other professional licenses and have other similar severe consequences.
Successful and Proven Westchester County Criminal Defense Lawyers in White Plains
The Westchester County criminal defense lawyers at our firm have represented countless people who have been charged with the crime of Petit Larceny in Westchester County and surrounding counties. Suffice it to say, we are very proud of the results that our Westchester County Petit Larceny lawyers have achieved for our clients.
By challenging the evidence, protecting constitutional rights and simple zealous advocacy the Westchester County Petit Larceny lawyers at our firm have had Petit Larceny charges dismissed throughout Westchester County including, but not limited to, Peekskill, Cortlandt Manor, Somers, Yorktown, Croton-on-Hudson, Mount Kisco, New Castle, Tarrytown, Ossining, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Rye, Harrison, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, Mount Pleasant, Port Chester, Pleasantville, Scarsdale, Ardsley, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, New Castle, Lewisboro and New Rochelle.
Notwithstanding our successes in obtaining dismissals of Petit Larceny charges, we never measure our success as Westchester County criminal defense lawyers by the amount of dismissals we obtain for our clients but instead we measure it by our client's satisfaction with our legal representation in its entirety.
Contact us for a FREE CONSULTATION
If you have been charged with Petit Larceny in Westchester County or a surrounding county please call our office located in White Plains for a free initial consultation. Please call us at (914) 946-4808 or contact us online.