If you are facing a theft or larceny charge, it is important to know what you are up against. This section of our website provides lots of information for you about Connecticut larceny as well as federal larceny issues.
First, start out with some basic facts about larceny and theft to help you prepare yourself and your defense against the charges. Learn more here.
- Larceny is a theft crime. This means that larceny falls in a subcategory under theft crimes.
- There are many types of larceny that you can be charged with.
- There are six degrees of larceny you can be charged under.
- The degree of larceny charged and penalty you face depend on the amount of money or property value at issue.
- A larceny charge can turn into a robbery charge if it involves force.
- Shoplifting constitutes a larceny crime.
- Juveniles can get charged with larceny.
- Larceny ranges from a misdemeanor to a felony charge.
- Larceny can get charged at the state or federal level.
- This crime happens when one person intends to permanently deprive another of their property.
In this section of our website, we answer frequently asked questions about larceny, and also provide the Connecticut General Statutes related to larceny crimes. You can view the actual statutes to learn about the written law when it comes to larceny crimes. If you need help interpreting these statutes, feel free to contact our office.
In addition, you can learn more about what a federal larceny charge is, and how you can fight it. Finally, we provide information about punishments related to larceny. The more informed you are about these penalties, the more you will be able to establish a defense to the charges and potentially avoid some of the most severe punishments associated with it.
Of course, we understand that this is a difficult and overwhelming time for you and your family. It is normal to have questions and to feel anxious or overwhelmed by the situation that you find yourself in. If you have additional questions about these crimes, you should consider contacting an attorney. An attorney can review your situation and help you determine the best way to proceed. We are happy to review your case and assist you as you move forward. Remember that you don’t have to go through this alone. Our team is here to help!