The Sanders Firm, P.C.: Offenses Involving Property

In New York State, The Sanders Firm, P.C. provides those charged with offenses involving property representation. There are various laws concerning offenses involving property. Each focuses on an act that in some way results in the loss of property to the victim. Taking and/or destroying someone’s property is a criminal offense. Fines and punishments vary depending upon the nature of the crime, the value of the property taken or destroyed, and the manner in which the property was taken. When a weapon or violence is used in a crime involving property the action is elevated to being much more serious.

Crimes Covered

In its pages focusing on offenses involving property, The Sanders Firm, P.C. will consider seven major types of crime. These are:

• Burglary and Related Offenses
• Criminal Mischief and Related Offenses
• Arson
• Larceny
• Welfare Fraud
• Robbery
• Insurance Fraud

Each of these crimes and their related offenses will be the subject of a page in our criminal law section that looks at property offenses.

Getting Help

If you are being investigated and questioned regarding offenses involving property or have been arrested and charged, you will require appropriate legal representation. The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York is experienced in working within the New York State criminal justice system. The system is large and complex and without a seasoned lawyer working for and with you, you face a very difficult task of mounting a defense. The laws, procedures, and rules and regulations of the system are difficult if not impossible for the nonprofessional to understand and learn.

Your Attorney

If you are arrested and charged, it is important to secure an attorney before you answer any questions. It is your right to have an attorney present any time you are questioned by investigators and waiving this right can have serious effects on your case. Anything said or any action taken by you during an interrogation can be used in court against you. A veteran criminal defense lawyer will be able to offer counsel while you are being questioned by law enforcement and your lawyer will make sure that your rights are protected. Guarding your rights before you ever go to trial is very important.

In Your Defense

The Sanders Firm, P.C. believes in the precept that every person has the right to due process and a fair trial in which an impartial jury of their peers judges them. Your criminal defense lawyer will be dedicated to ensuring this happens and that you receive the best possible outcome in relationship to your case.
If you require a criminal defense attorney, contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. Your lawyer will review each aspect of your case, explaining the charges, analyzing evidence, interviewing appropriate parties, and with your cooperation, creating a plan for your defense. The Sanders Firm, P.C. provides its clients with top-notch criminal defense attorneys.