Shoplifting

Most people don't realize that even if a person is seen putting a product into his or her pocket without leaving a store, it is still considered larceny, or shoplifting. At the Law Offices of John J. Carney, we aggressively represent individuals throughout New York in all shoplifting cases — from petit larceny to grand larceny.

Falsely Accused of Shoplifting? Contact the Law Offices of John J. Carney

If you have been caught in a bad situation, we can help. For more than 30 years, New York shoplifting defense attorney John J. Carney has been assisting clients who have been falsely accused of shoplifting or have been involved in a serious misunderstanding.

With comprehensive knowledge of the New York shoplifting and retail theft laws, our team of experienced lawyers is fully prepared to help you protect your rights and minimize your consequences when you have been charged with:

  • Petit larceny: A petit larceny — or petty larceny — charge is given when an individual has allegedly stolen less than $1,000 of merchandise.

  • Grand larceny: A grand larceny charge is considered a felony in New York. This involves alleged stolen merchandise valued at more than $1,000.

When you consult with the Law Offices of John J. Carney, you can expect our attorneys to explore every avenue of defense in your case. We will examine police reports, video surveillance, witness testimony and other forms of evidence to ensure its accuracy.

With every criminal case we handle, we help our clients understand the best legal steps that will cause the least damage to them. Whether we are able to negotiate a lesser charge, come to a fair plea agreement or we proceed to trial, our highly trained shoplifting attorneys will tirelessly defend your best interests. We have often been able to have such matters dismissed so that the client will have no criminal record.

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To learn how the Law Offices of John J. Carney can help you with your shoplifting charges, call us at 855-237-1931, or complete our online contact form. We offer free initial consultations to our criminal defense clients. Our firm accepts major credit cards. Se habla español.

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