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.