Understanding Property Crime Laws

These crimes, such as theft or armed robbery, are serious offenses, and convictions for them can result in harsh penalties, such as prison time or heavy fines. That is why if you are accused of a property crime, you need aggressive representation.

After a person has been charged with a property crime, the smartest thing to do is consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. An attorney will guarantee that their rights are protected. A knowledgeable criminal defense attorney will evaluate the case and advise on the best course of action.

At Tully Rinckey, we have defended numerous property crime cases. The best defense is an experienced legal team, and we have the experience that counts. Our team consists of former United States Prosecutors, former County Court Judges, and former Assistant District Attorneys/Bureau Chief. Put them to work for you!

Theft

Theft is a crime that involves one person taking another person’s property without permission or consent. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in defending theft and larceny charges.

Theft is also known as larceny. Depending on the value of the item stolen, the crime is either considered grand or petit larceny. Grand larceny involves items that have a higher value, and often results in felony charges. Petit larceny involves items with a lower value, and often leads to a misdemeanor charge, which is a lesser offense.

Theft is a serious crime. A conviction for theft can result in severe consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time
  • Fines
  • Probation
Burglary

The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in defending armed robbery felonies and misdemeanors.

Armed robbery is a specific type of theft that involves the perpetrator using a dangerous weapon, such as a firearm or knife, to take another person’s property by force.

Armed robbery is an extremely serious offense because it is a violent crime. Armed robbery is a felony in New York. A conviction for armed robbery can result in serious consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time
  • Probation and parole
  • Fines
Armed Robbery

The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in defending armed robbery felonies and misdemeanors.

Armed robbery is a specific type of theft that involves the perpetrator using a dangerous weapon, such as a firearm or knife, to take another person’s property by force.

Armed robbery is an extremely serious offense because it is a violent crime. Armed robbery is a felony in New York. A conviction for armed robbery can result in serious consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time
  • Probation and parole
  • Fines
Motor Vehicle Theft

Motor vehicle theft is a crime that involves the stealing of another person’s car, or other motorized vehicle.  It is also referred to as carjacking or grand theft auto. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in defending Motor Vehicle Theft charges.

This crime can be committed through various methods, including breaking into the vehicle, stealing the vehicles keys, violence, or fraud. Motor vehicle theft is a serious offense. A conviction for motor vehicle theft can result in serious consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time
  • Probation and parole
  • Fines

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