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Larceny Charges

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If you’ve been accused of stealing money or property from a building, larceny charges, you’ll be faced with serious criminal penalties which may include hefty fines and significant jail time. Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately is critical to protect your rights and best interests.

Our team of legal experts has decades of experience working and defending larceny in a building charges and will work hard to build a strong defense for you. If you’ve already been convicted of larceny in a building, it’s not too late. The Law Offices of Barton Morris provides a wide variety of appeal and post-conviction services for each and every one of our clients.

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Larceny in a Building Charge

Larceny in a building is a felony and being convicted can send you to jail for up to two years. Breaking and entering into a building isn’t necessary. In fact, you can have permission to be in the building and still be charged with larceny in a building. This is often the case with housekeepers, babysitters, and students. You can be charged with larceny in a building if you steal something, big or small, from a privately owned building, such as a house, school, office, church, or a publicly used building, such as a locker room, gym, warehouse, or gas station.

If you help another person – in any way – steal from a building, you’ll face the exact same charge and penalty. MCL 750.360 provides the legal description and definition for larceny in a building.

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Larceny in a Building Defense

The Law Offices of Barton Morris will thoroughly analyze every detail of your case in an attempt to get the larceny in a building charge against you dismissed. If that’s not possible, our criminal defense attorneys know the system and all the key players, including the prosecutors and judges.

For example, getting the prosecutor to accept a plea of larceny in a vacant building will reduce your charge to a misdemeanor.

There are many available defenses to a charge of larceny in a building, and our Michigan larceny attorneys will look at every single one when building a defense for your case.

Possible defenses to a larceny in a building charge include:

  • You intended to return the property,
  • You believed in good faith that the property belonged to you when you took it, even if it didn’t, and,
  • You had consent from the property owner to take the property.

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