LARCENY

Larceny

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If you’ve been charged with stealing property, get in touch with the Law Office of Michael D. Litman, PLLC right away. There are different classifications for larceny depending on the value of the property stolen. You may be charged with a misdemeanor for intentionally stealing property under $1,000, or be charged with a felony when the property stolen has a value over $1,000, or consists of a certain type of property.

Larceny may simply be the result of a misunderstanding and not an actual crime at all. Whether you intentionally stole property or made a mistake, the Law Office of Michael D. Litman, PLLC can take on your case and defend your rights so your life isn’t ruined by a conviction. 

Larceny Charge Specifics:

Larceny: The severity of a larceny charge depends on the value of the property alleged to have been taken as well as the type of property (such as credit cards). The general provisions of the most commonly charged larceny crimes are:
  • 155.25 – Petit Larceny (A misdemeanor) – Petit larceny is committed when a person intentionally steals property that has a value of under $1,000. 
  • 155.30 – Grand Larceny in the fourth degree (E felony) – Grand larceny 4th is committed when a person intentionally steals property that has a value of $1,000 or more; or the property is a filed public record; or the property consists of credit cards or debit cards; or the property consists of one or more firearms (guns); or the property is a motor vehicle that has a value exceeding $100. 
  • 155.35 – Grand Larceny in the third degree (D felony) – Grand larceny 3rd is committed when a person intentionally steals property that has a value of $3,000 or more; or the property is an ATM or the contents of an ATM. 
  • 155.40 – Grand Larceny in the second degree (C felony) – Grand larceny 2nd is committed when a person intentionally steals property that has a value of $50,000 or more; or the property is obtained through extortion. 
  • 155.42 – Grand Larceny in the first degree (B felony) – Grand larceny 1st is committed when a person intentionally steals property that has a value of $1,000,000 or more.
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