In the state of New York, shoplifting cases are vigorously prosecuted. The state defines shoplifting as a form of larceny, and as such the state penalties for larceny generally also apply to shoplifting cases. In order to successfully defend your rights and protect your future, it is necessary to enlist the help of an experienced New York shoplifting defense lawyer from Goldberger & Dubin, P.C.
With over 75 years of collective experience, our firm can handle the charges you face and work to obtain the best possible outcome on your behalf. We work closely with you to tailor-fit our defense to your needs and circumstances. As former prosecutors, we have an edge in court. By knowing and anticipating the moves the other side will make, we can provide a stronger defense on your behalf and ensure that you are receiving fair treatment in court.
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There are a variety of possible penalties in any given shoplifting (and larceny) case, depending on the extenuating circumstances involved. You need a capable New York criminal defense lawyer who can think outside the box and defend your involvement in the circumstances leading to your charges of shoplifting.
The following are some of the classifications and penalties associated with shoplifting:
Due to the dollar amounts involved, the vast majority of shoplifting charges fall into the categories of either petit larceny or grand larceny in the fourth degree.
Any shoplifting conviction can have significant repercussions in your life. Not only will you face jail time, but you may be unable to obtain employment easily later in life due to your conviction. That’s why it is important to take any shoplifting charge seriously. If you have been charged with shoplifting in New York, contact our office immediately for a case evaluation. We will explain to you exactly how the charges against you may affect you, and how we can help. During the case, we will inform and prepare you for every step, so that you can make an educated decision about your future!
Begin a free case evaluation by calling (646) 681-5997!