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Everyone makes mistakes in life, and sometimes those mistakes can have legal consequences that can transform your future. Clients often come to our firm overwhelmed as they suddenly find themselves entangled in the judicial system. If you are facing a first-time arrest or felony charges, the Law Office of Richard Southard stands ready to build a solid defense for you.

Our experienced New York criminal defense attorney has been defending the rights of clients throughout all five boroughs. As a skilled trial lawyer and former undefeated Brooklyn prosecutor with 20 years of legal experience, Attorney Southard knows how to overcome any potential legal issue in your current case. Retain one of the leading criminal defense law firms in New York come to your defense today!

Types of Theft Crimes

Theft crimes in New York State are defined as a many different types of offenses and can be charged as either misdemeanors or felonies. All theft crimes include the act of taking someone else's property without consent and taking the property to deprive the original owner of the property.

Our firm has successfully defended clients accused of theft crime charges such as:

  • Burglary
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Larceny and grand larceny
  • Petit theft
  • Robbery and armed robbery
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft and grand theft

Do not make the mistake of assuming that you will be convicted of your crime or assuming you don't need representation. Even individuals who have been arrested for a first-time shoplifting offense need a skilled defense attorney. We strive to make sure your record stays clean no matter how severe your charges are.

What is your future worth?

At the Law Office of Richard Southard, we believe that your future is invaluable. Any type of theft crime conviction could cause you to spend years in jail or be subject to excessive fines. The additional costs of conviction could cause you to even lose a prospective career opportunity or an educational scholarship.

If you wish to learn more about how a New York criminal defense lawyer and former Brooklyn prosecutor with an undefeated record can be of assistance to your defense strategy, then