Larceny Under $1200 is a misdemeanor crime in Massachusetts. Massachusetts General Law Chapter 266 Section 30 governs larceny under $1200. Larceny is another word for stealing. There are many types of larceny including larceny by check, larceny by single scheme, and larceny Over $1200. If you have been arrested or summons to court for a larceny charge you need an attorney that can get results.
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What is Larceny under $1200 in Massachusetts?
In order to be convicted of larceny the Assistant District Attorney must prove the following:
1) You did steal, take and carry away the property of another
2) That property had a value of less than $1200
3) And that you specifically intended to permanently deprive the owner of the property.
What is the Penalty for Larceny UNDER $1200 in Massachusetts
If convicted of Larceny Under $1200 in Massachusetts the penalty is jail not more than 1 year or not more than a $300. Larceny under $1200 is a misdemeanor crime.
Are there any defenses to Larceny Over $1200?
There are common defenses to larceny charge. First, the person never intended to permanently deprive the victim of the property. Second that person never actually stole the property and was simply in possession of the stolen good. Third, that the person did not actually steal the goods. Finally, the person did not play a role in the stealing and was merely just there.
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS LARCENY LAWYER
Boston Criminal Attorney Patrick Donovan worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Norfolk County. There he handled thousands of criminal prosecutions. Attorney Donovan handled larceny arraignments, pre-trials, bench and jury trial. There that Attorney Patrick Donovan learned how to prosecute and how to defend criminal case. As a Criminal Defense Attorney Patrick Donovan has successfully tried many case both to judges and juries.
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