Theft Crimes

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 charged with:

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.

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