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.
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.