Attleboro Larceny Defense Attorney
Fighting for the Accused in Greater Boston
Have you been arrested for larceny? Depending on the value of the goods stolen, you could face either a misdemeanor or felony charge punishable by either jail or prison time and/or fines. Moving forward in life with a theft crime conviction can negatively impact your future in terms of opportunities related to employment, housing, professional licenses, and more. For non-citizens, a theft conviction may impact your immigration status, as it is considered a crime of moral turpitude.
You need a strong defender. At Brian D. Roman, Attorney at Law, our Attleboro larceny defense lawyer understands the stakes when dealing with such a charge and can use his extensive experience in criminal law to pursue the best possible result, which may be a case dismissal, reduced charges, or other legal options.
What Is Larceny in Massachusetts?
Under Massachusetts law, several types of larceny have been established.
- Larceny by stealing from an individual
- Larceny by stealing from a building
- Larceny by stealing
- Larceny of leased or rented property
How you are charged in any larceny case will depend on the value and amount of property stolen and other factors, such as if force or weapons were used in the commission of the crime. Property stolen that is valued under $250 is charged as a misdemeanor punishable by jail time of up to a year and/or a fine of up to $300. Property stolen that is valued above $250 is charged as a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000.
Talk to an Experienced Attorney
In a free initial consultation, you can get all your questions answered and learn more about how our firm can defend you. The sooner you call, the sooner we can begin to investigate your case and start building a legal strategy on your behalf.
Phone us at (508) 576-5922 to request a consultation.