Petit Larceny Penalties NYC

Sentencing Possibilities

  • A jail sentence of up to 1 year (Penal Law 60.01)
  • Intermittent jail (Penal Law 60.01 and 85.00)
  • A split sentence of up to 60 days of jail and 2 or 3 years probation
  • Probation for up to 2 or 3 years
  • Interim probation supervision
  • A Conditional Discharge (CD)
  • Unconditional Discharge
  • A Fine of up to $1,000 (per count)
  • Restitution or reparation

Other Consequences

  • Permanent criminal record (petit larceny is considered a crime in New York)
  • Employment consequences
  • Immigration consequences
  • International travel consequences (including TSA pre-check)
  • Could negatively impact licenses
    • Professional licenses
    • Professional securities licenses (Series 7, 63, etc)
    • Security license (for guards)
    • Teaching licenses
    • Medical licenses
    • Legal licenses
    • Weapons licenses
    • Real estate licenses
    • Other licenses

If you or a loved one has been charged with petit larceny, contact us for a free case evaluation.

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