New Jersey Grand Larceny Lawyers

Grand larceny, commonly referred to as grand theft, is a serious theft offense which could ultimately ruin your career and reputation if convicted, not to mention the limitations to your freedom. Our attorneys Aiello, Harris, Abate, Law Group PC have one primary objective, that is, to prevent charges being filed against you when possible, or secure a dismissal of the charges should the case proceed to court. Aiello, Harris, Abate, Law Group PC attorneys have successfully handled countless criminal trials and are known for taking on high-profile cases.

Common Types of Grand Larceny or Grand Theft

Our attorneys have experience and reputation in handling grand larceny cases that include the theft of the following:

  • Vehicles
  • Firearms
  • Jewelry

These items are often linked with grand theft because their value typically exceeds the limits for petty theft.

NJ Criminal Penalties for Grand Larceny

Aiello, Harris, Abate, Law Group PC highly qualified criminal defense attorneys have several effective defenses at their disposal. In order to be charged with larceny, you must not only have the property, you must move it from its original location and have control over it.

Defenses which may be appropriate include:

  • not having the intentions of stealing
  • having been falsely framed
  • actually having permission to the property by the property owner
  • that the property you are accused of stealing was indeed yours.

Even though the evidence against you may seem insurmountable, our skilled and exceptionally experienced attorneys at Aiello, Harris, Abate, Law Group PC can determine the best way to fight the charges and protect you from serious criminal penalties.

Determined In Seeking a Favorable Resolution Through Mitigation

Aiello, Harris, Abate, Law Group PC attorneys establishes mitigation by delving deeply into the facts of the charges and into the client’s background. At times, some people steal due to mental disorders such as kleptomania. Some teenagers steal due to peer pressure. While some people steal to maintain a drug  addiction culture. Still, others steal because they have no other way to financially sustain themselves. Our attorneys seek to explain our clients’ story to the prosecution in a persuasive way to pursue:

  • Adjournment in contemplation of acquittal
  • Stay of criminal conviction
  • Substituted plea to a non-criminal offense
  • Substituted plea from a felony to a misdemeanor
  • Substituted plea from a felony to a less serious felony
  • Probation sentence instead of jail sentence
  • Reduced jail sentence

Our New Jersey theft attorneys will strive to show how access to educational opportunities, vocational training, social services, drug treatment and mental health treatment can reduce the likelihood of a future offense and convince the prosecutor to offer a favorable outcome.

Grand larceny or grand theft charges can be difficult to defend in a court of law and therefore it is important to have experienced and savvy legal representation that can help you gather and sort through the evidence of your case. If you have been accused of grand larceny in New Jersey, contact Aiello, Harris, Abate, Law Group PC today and we will be more than happy to answer your questions and address your concerns.

Contact New Jersey grand larceny lawyers

Our New Jersey criminal law firm keeps flexible office hours, with weekend appointments available, and we can meet you in your home or other convenient place if you cannot travel to our office.We offer flexible scheduling and payment options. Call us today to set up an initial consultation; we’re standing by to assist you at (908) 561-5577 or contact us online