Buffalo Shoplifting Defense Attorney
If you have been charged with shoplifting, now is the time to consult an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney. Dominic Saraceno has been successfully defending against shoplifting charges for over 15 years. While many think of shoplifting as a less serious act, understand that in New York state the charges will be filed as a form of larceny. Larceny is a criminal charge that you should not take lightly as the results of this could have serious consequences for the convicted later in life.
Larceny is a legal term for theft and there are two types of larceny in New York. Petit larceny is when the total value of the goods taken is less than $1,000. Grand larceny charges start when the value of goods taken exceeds $1,000. Petit larceny can result in fines, 3 years probation or up to 1 year in jail. Grand larceny charges can result in a state prison sentence.
If you are not represented by competent counsel for even a minor shoplifting offense, you could face serious consequences and a permanent criminal record. Don’t let this happen to you. Call Dominic Saraceno today at (716) 626-7007 to schedule a free legal consultation and to get an aggressive criminal defense lawyer on YOUR side!
Shoplifting School or Community Service
Dominic Saraceno will attempt to get your criminal charges dismissed or reduced. Sometimes attending a stop shoplifting class will help in achieving that goal. In order to see if you might be eligible for such an outcome, you should contact the Law Offices Of Dominic Saraceno today for a free consultation.