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Larceny Theft Virginia Shoplifting Defense Laws Fairfax

Virginia Lawyers – Larceny/Theft & Shoplifting Defense In Fairfax

Larceny (theft) is the taking of anything that has value without the consent of the owner. To be convicted of theft/larceny in Fairfax Virginia, the taking must be coupled with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property. In Fairfax Virginia, the law defines larceny as either grand larceny or petty larceny. The term grand larceny vs. petty larceny is used to identify the minimum threshold value of the item stolen.

Larceny Theft Fairfax Virginia Shoplifting Defense Laws
Larceny Theft Fairfax Virginia Shoplifting Defense Laws

If a person is accused of shoplifting, in Fairfax Virginia, the person can be charged with either grand larceny or petty larceny. The value of the stolen property in Virginia will determine whether the person will be charged with grand larceny or petty larceny.

Virginia still spells petty larceny as petit larceny. In Virginia, the minimum threshold for a person to be charged for grand larceny is only $200. A grand larceny in Fairfax, Virginia is treated as a felony.

SOME OF THE DIFFERENT FAIRFAX VIRGINIA THEFT/LARCENY CHARGES ARE:

  • Petit larceny, also called petty larceny
  • Grand larceny
  • Shoplifting
  • Robbery/Burglary
  • Auto theft/Carjacking
  • Embezzlement
  • Obtain Money or Goods By Falese Pretense
  • Credit card fraud
  • Recieve Stolen Goods
  • Writing Bad Checks

If you wish to speak with a Fairfax, Virginia attorney regarding defense against a larceny charge, please call us at 888-437-7747.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. have client meeting locations in Virginia: Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Manassas, Loudoun, Richmond & Virginia Beach.

Our Fairfax, Virginia lawyers who defend clients charged with theft/larceny and staff in Virginia speak the following languages in addition to English: Spanish, French, Arabic, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Fairfax Court House Detail:

Fairfax Circuit Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax County General District Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020.

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These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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