New York City Theft of Services Defense Attorney (P.L. § 165.15)

If you have been issued a Desk Appearance Ticket for theft of services (P.L. 165.15), then contact New York City Theft of Services Defense Lawyer Lance Fletcher as soon as possible. Without proper legal representation, you may be forced into conviction that you regret.

Generally, this offense targets the stealing of services including those rendered by a bar, restaurant, night club, taxi, subway, or any other service provider.

Theft of services is a class A misdemeanor and is punishable by up to one year in jail. You may also be charged with petit larceny (P.L. 155.25). Contact New York City Criminal Defense Attorney Lance L. Fletcher as soon as possible if you or someone you know has been issued a Desk Appearance Ticket for theft of services. His office takes immediate action to see that your rights are protected and to ensure that you cases is properly handled. Mr. Fletcher, a former prosecutor, will thoroughly evaluate your case and will identify any defenses that you may have. This evaluation may reveal a defense or a deficiency in the case against you. If you attempted to pay the service provider but were unable to, please inform Mr. Fletcher of this. Contact us immediately if you have been accused or issued a desk appearance ticket for theft of services in New York.

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Possible penalties for theft of services:

  • Jail
  • A permanent criminal record
  • Immigration / travel complications
  • A fine of up to $1,000

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