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Fighting Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny Charges in White Plains and Mount Kisco
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Riebling & Payton, PLLC are Grand Larceny Defense Lawyers who have the experience and dedication that you or your family needs on their side when facing Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny or theft charges.
By virtue of their near 50 years of experience and work as a former NYC prosecutor, Riebling & Payton, PLLC have a deep understanding of police procedures and prosecution techniques. Having handled thousands of criminal cases, including hundreds of Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny and other theft cases we will fight to successfully reduce any felony charges, misdemeanors or violations, or get them dismissed entirely.
Our defense lawyers are familiar with every aspect of handling Theft related cases, including Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny, from the investigative stage through trial.
New York Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny Cases
All Theft related cases are serious allegations. Whether a simple theft of an inexpensive item (Petit Larceny), or a major theft of millions of dollars (Grand Larceny), the punishments for these crimes can mean years, or decades in prison, as well as the loss of your assets.
What is Grand Larceny in the First Degree?
A person is guilty of grand larceny in the first degree when he or she steals property and when the value of the property exceeds one million dollars.
What is Grand Larceny in the Second Degree?
A person is guilty of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree when he or she steals property and when:
1. The value of the property exceeds fifty thousand dollars; or
2. The property, regardless of its nature and value, is obtained by extortion committed by instilling in the victim a fear that the actor or another person will (a) cause physical injury to some person in the future, or (b) cause damage to property, or (c) use or abuse his position as a public servant by engaging in conduct within or related to his official duties, or by failing or refusing to perform an official duty, in such manner as to affect some person adversely.
What is Grand Larceny in the Third Degree?
A person is guilty of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree when he or she steals property and:
- the value of the property exceeds three thousand dollars, or
- the property is an automated teller machine or the contents of an automated teller machine.
What is Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree?
You may be charged with Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree if you steal the following:
- Steal Property worth more than $1000.00; or
- Property consists of a public record, writing or instrument kept, filed or deposited according to law with or in the keeping of any public office or public servant; or
- The property consists of secret scientific material; or
- The property consists of a credit card or debit card; or
- The property, regardless of its nature and value, is taken from the person of another; or
- The property, regardless of its nature and value, is obtained by extortion; or
- The property consists of one or more firearms, rifles or shotguns, as such terms are defined in section 265.00 of this chapter; or
- The value of the property exceeds one hundred dollars and the property consists of a motor vehicle, as defined in section one hundred twenty-five of the vehicle and traffic law, other than a motorcycle, as defined in section one hundred twenty-three of such law; or
- The property consists of a scroll, religious vestment, a vessel, an item comprising a display of religious symbols which forms a representative expression of faith, or other miscellaneous item of property which:
- has a value of at least one hundred dollars; and
- is kept for or used in connection with religious worship in any building, structure or upon the curtilage of such building or structure used as a place of religious worship by a religious corporation, as incorporated under the religious corporations law or the education law.
- The property consists of an access device which the person intends to use unlawfully to obtain telephone service.
- The property consists of anhydrous ammonia or liquefied ammonia gas and the actor intends to use, or knows another person intends to use, such anhydrous ammonia or liquefied ammonia gas to manufacture methamphetamine.
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