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what would a first time offender of larceny grand theft over

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what would a first time offender of larceny grand theft over 5,000 under 10,000 be looking at for sentencing? Is there a diversionary program for them in lee county,fl?
Thanks for your question.You may get probation here or diversion.Here are the penalties/law for Florida


Just know that there is no such thing as a "normal penalty" for Petit Theft, believe it or not. It all depends upon the county and the judge. Some judges the normal penalty is 6 months probation, an anti-theft class, 25 hours community service, $250 fine. For other judges, the deal is no probation, $300 fine, complete the anti-theft class within 90 days and show proof of completion to the court clerk.

With an attorney, the normal deal would be a pretrial diversion program that would get the case completely DISMISSED. Once the case is dismissed, your attorney can move to have the arrest record expunged so that no future employers/creditors/banks can see the arrest record (theft is a nasty thing to have on your record)


Grand Larceny
(over $300)

Felony, Up to $5000 Fine &/or Up to 5 Years Pen.



Edited by RayAnswers on 6/27/2010 at 3:13 AM EST
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
so being that they are a first time offernder with no priors they most likely will not have to do jail time?
Just know that there is no such thing as a "normal penalty" for Petit Theft, believe it or not. It all depends upon the county and the judge. Some judges the normal penalty is 6 months probation, an anti-theft class, 25 hours community service, $250 fine. For other judges, the deal is no probation, $300 fine, complete the anti-theft class within 90 days and show proof of completion to the court clerk.

With an attorney, the normal deal would be a pretrial diversion program that would get the case completely DISMISSED. Once the case is dismissed, your attorney can move to have the arrest record expunged so that no future employers/creditors/banks can see the arrest record (theft is a nasty thing to have on your record)

I woudl tell you that yes good chance ot avoid jail here and seek diversion especially if you can afford private criminal lawyer.
Just know that there is no such thing as a "normal penalty" for Petit Theft, believe it or not. It all depends upon the county and the judge. Some judges the normal penalty is 6 months probation, an anti-theft class, 25 hours community service, $250 fine. For other judges, the deal is no probation, $300 fine, complete the anti-theft class within 90 days and show proof of completion to the court clerk.

With an attorney, the normal deal would be a pretrial diversion program that would get the case completely DISMISSED. Once the case is dismissed, your attorney can move to have the arrest record expunged so that no future employers/creditors/banks can see the arrest record (theft is a nasty thing to have on your record)

I would tell you that yes good chance ot avoid jail here and seek diversion especially if you can afford private criminal lawyer.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
is larceny grand theft over 5,000 under 10,000 considered petit or grand larceny?
Grand larceny over $300 here...
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
what are the penalties for larceny grand theft over 5,000 under 10,000 as a first time offeder?
Max is $5k and and 5 years in prison.A great deal here would be is no probation, $300 fine, complete the anti-theft class within 90 days and show proof of completion to the court clerk.
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