Nassau County Grand Larceny
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A Nassau County Grand Larceny Lawyer can tell you that Grand Larceny is a commonly committed crime, and is often seen in the context of Shoplifting. The crime of Grand Larceny involves the stealing of property that is worth more than $1,000. If the crime involves less than that dollar amount, it is considered Petit Larceny. If you have been accused of a theft crime including Grand Larceny, shoplifting, burglary or White collar crimes, speak with a Nassau County Grand Larceny Lawyer from our office. You could be facing serious legal consequences that include jail and large fines.
There are four degrees of Grand Larceny:
4th Degree Grand Larceny: If the property stolen is worth over $1,000., or is an item of religious worship, a public record or a firearm, this section will apply. It is considered an E felony.
3d Degree Grand Larceny: If the property stolen is worth $3,000. but it not more than $49,999.99, this section will apply, and is a D felony.
2d Degree Grand Larceny: If the property stolen is worth $50,000. but is not higher than $999,999., this section applies, and is a C felony.
1st Degree Grand Larceny: If the property stolen is worth #1,000,000., this section applies and is a B felony.
A Nassau County Grand Larceny Lawyer can explain that this crime is different from other theft crimes, because the dollar amounts of the property stolen are cumulative. If someone steals $1,000. worth of property every day from the same person for 50 days, they have committed Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree. However if the defendant committed burglary, and stole $1,000. worth of articles from the same person over a period of 50 days, this person would be guilty of 50 counts of Burglary.
Because theft crimes are so common in New York, law enforcement and the District Attorney make every effort to prosecute and punish these crimes. Speak with a Nassau County Grand Larceny Lawyer from Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC for advice and guidance. We will provide you with a free consultation and valuable legal advice. For your convenience, we have office locations in not only Nassau County, but also Suffolk County on Long Island. In New York City, we have offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. We also have offices in Westchester County. Phone us today for assistance and a free consultation at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW.