OUR WESTCHESTER LAW OFFICE IN DOWNTOWN WHITE PLAINS
WESTCHESTER AND MANHATTAN SHOPLIFTING AND PETIT LARCENY LAWYER WE CAN GET YOU A GOOD OUTCOME
Our criminal defense attorneys have decades of experience in handling shoplifting and petit larceny, also known as petty larceny cases. Our attorneys know that shoplifting is often the result of an impulsive act, by teenager and young people, who do not think through their actions. Other times, a shoplifting charge can be the result of a simple oversight, such as putting something in your pocket or cart and forgetting to put it on the counter or leaving the store in an emergency, without realizing that you took a product with you. Often the charges involve something that people don’t ordinarily perceive as larceny, such as switching tags on a more expensive item for a lower price item or intentionally failing to swipe merchandise at a self check out. If you were a store employee and intentionally failed to ring up merchandise for a friend you can be charged with petit larceny. Likewise our criminal defense lawyers have handled numerous cases where employees in retail stores were charged with various types of larceny including not ringing up items, doing fake return and other acts. While most people see this as just trying to save a few bucks, the law regards it as a crime. If you have been arrested for petit larceny or grand larceny don’t worry. While jail is a technical possibility for these crimes, it is rarely imposed for first time offenders who are facing larceny charges.
Our New York City and Westchester criminal defense lawyers have handled thousands of shoplifting and petty larceny charges in the Manhattan criminal courts, the Bronx criminal courts and the criminal courts of Westchester including White Plains, Yonkers, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle and Port Chester.
If you are facing a first time petty larceny charge, don't worry, your life is not over, you are probably not going to jail and our experience shoplifting criminal defense lawyers can probably get you out of this without a criminal conviction. Our attorneys have helped countless clients avoid jail, probation and even a criminal conviction. Our shoplifting attorneys, will take the time to get to know the good things about you, so we can convince the prosecutor that you are really a good person, who made a mistake, not a criminal. Our criminal defense attorneys will appear with you in Court and can bring a good outcome to a bad situation.
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Our Westchester criminal defense lawyers and Manhattan criminal defense attorneys have decades of experience in defending shoplifting and petit larceny cases. Our office in downtown White Plains is walking distance to the White Plains City Court and a short drive from most of the town and village Courts in Westchester. Our Manhattan office is located in midtown Manhattan and is walking distance from both Grand Central Station and Penn Station and is accessible form many of the subway lines that run through midtown Manhattan.
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