Being charged with a theft related crime is very serious, especially when the charges are brought as a felony. Theft crimes, carry with them, the perception of dishonesty. These sorts of matters are particularly damaging to one’s reputation, including current and future employment. Many employers, licensing bodies and various other institutions are highly suspicious of individuals who have been charged with or convicted of theft-related crimes. It is critical to have the right attorney on your side to ensure that the charge has the least impact possible on your life. Most theft related crimes are related to the concept of “larceny”. Under §155.05 of New York’s Penal Code, any individual that takes from another with the intent to deprive them of their property can be charged with theft. There a variety of variations of this charge, depending on, among other factors, the manner in which the theft was allegedly implemented and the value of the object alleged to have been taken.
The crimes range from a misdemeanor charge to serious felony charges, including grand larceny. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor theft or a serious felony, John Raimondo is prepared to aggressively and competently represent your rights.
You can reach Westchester-based criminal defense attorney John Raimondo at (914) 996-4511.
As in many states, New York generally classifies the seriousness of a theft crime by consideration of the monetary value of the property or merchandise at issue.
If you were charged with a theft crime, you may contact the Law Offices of John Raimondo for a free consultation. Our Westchester County theft crime attorney can help you through this ordeal. John Raimondo’s past successes as a criminal defense lawyer in Westchester County include achieving numerous “not guilty” jury trial verdicts, along with competent and aggressive handling of over a thousand criminal cases.
You are welcome to contact the firm at (914) 996-4511 or complete an evaluation form. We represent clients in Westchester County, White Plains, and surrounding communities.