Theft Crime Lawyer in Brooklyn
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Many different types of theft crimes can be charged against individuals
who are accused of taking an item of value without permission and without
intention of giving it back to the rightful owner. At the Law Offices
of Lowell J. Sidney,
Attorney Sidney is available to provide representation and strong defense for clients
charged in a wide range of theft crime cases. From petit larceny to grand
larceny, he understands the laws and offers the representation that clients require.
If you have been accused of theft or involved in a situation involving
the removal of property that belongs to another individual, you can be
Civil & Criminal Penalties
Theft crimes that are of a more serious nature can result in felony charges.
Conviction for a felony carries extensive jail time. A less serious theft
crime, which is often called petit larceny, can still result in up to
a year of jail time. Whether you have been charged with a Class A misdemeanor
theft crime or a Class B felony, such as grand larceny, the
Brooklyn criminal defense attorney can help!
Civil penalties can also be imposed on individuals who are convicted of
committing theft crimes. You can be held civilly liable for damages that
you were convicted of committing against the owner or merchant of the
store from which the property was stolen.
You may be required to provide restitution for:
- The retail price of the merchandise
- A penalty that cannot exceed a total greater than five times the retail price
Defense for Theft Crimes
If you have been accused of committing any type of theft crime, you should
not hesitate to obtain the strong legal guidance that is offered at the
firm. Attorney Sidney has
more than a decade of experience and offers
free case evaluations. He works to ensure that the best interests of his clients are served.
Contact the firm