Boston Larceny Defense Lawyer
Massachusetts Larceny Defense Laws
Larceny is a serious criminal offense in Massachusetts. In order for the prosecution to prove the defendant guilty of larceny, the prosecution must prove certain things. In a larceny case, the prosecution needs to prove that the defendant took, carried away, personal property, of another, with intent to deprive the rightful owner.
Massachusetts Larceny Penalties
The potential penalties that a defendant case can face for a larceny charge, depends greatly on the amount of money or the stolen item is worth. If the amount of money or stolen item is worth $250 or over, the defendant can serve up to 5 years in state prison or not more than $25,000 fine, and 2 ½ years in jail. If the item stolen is less than $250 dollars, then the defendant can face up to 1 year in jail or not more than a $300 fine.
Massachusetts Criminal Larceny Defense Attorney
Many people have lapses in judgment and steal something. Few people realize that their actions could have such serious consequences. The potential penalties for a larceny are very high. Back in the day $250 may have been a lot of money, however, it is not uncommon for individuals to carry phones or gadgets that is worth that much. If you are charged with a larceny charge it is very important to get experienced defense attorney by your side. Attorney Chan will create an aggressive defensive strategy for your case.
Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your larceny case.