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Military Larceny Defense Lawyer

Dedicated Legal Representation For Military Members Charged With Larceny 

Larceny, otherwise known as theft, is a serious offense in the military that can expose you to severe consequences if convicted. Larceny is a serious offense under military law and can encompass a wide range of theft-related activities, including stealing property, funds, or services belonging to another person or the government. Military larceny charges can arise in various contexts, such as theft of military equipment, misuse of government funds, or theft from fellow service members.

Whether you were charged with a suspected event on or off duty, you must retain a powerful defense attorney as soon as possible to protect your future and freedom. At McCormack & McCormack, our experienced military criminal defense lawyer is prepared to actively defend your rights and provide the unbiased support you need during this difficult time.

Are you facing larceny charges while in the military? Call McCormack & McCormack today at (888) 490-0876 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our military larceny attorney!

What Are the Elements of a Larceny Charge?

Larceny is a crime that concerns the unlawful taking of another person’s or group’s property. Larceny can take several forms and is, in many cases, connected with fraud. The military prosecutes the offense of larceny under Article 121 of the Uniform Military Code of Justice (UMCJ).

The elements of a successful prosecution of larceny are as follows:

  • The accused wrongfully took, obtained, or withheld property from its owner or any other person.
  • The property belonged to a certain person.
  • The property was of a certain value.
  • The accused’s actions were made with the intent to permanently deprive or defraud the owner of its use and benefit or to permanently appropriate it for the use of the accused or any person other than its rightful owner.

For members of the military, larceny charges often revolve around the theft of government property or the unauthorized possession or sale of government property, whether it be weapons, supplies, funds, or some other type of valuable property. Larceny can sometimes go hand in hand with a more severe weapons trafficking offense. Accusations of larceny can result in a court-martial, Article 134 charges, and even a discharge hearing. Penalties for a larceny conviction will vary depending on the value and type of goods taken and the means in which they were taken.

Contact Our Military Larceny Defense Attorney Today

At McCormack & McCormack, our team of experienced military defense lawyers has a proven track record of success in handling larceny cases in military courts. We will conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding your charges, analyze the evidence against you, and develop a strategic defense strategy tailored to your case.

Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for you, whether that involves negotiating a plea agreement, seeking a reduction in charges, or aggressively defending your innocence at trial. Throughout the process, we will provide you with personalized attention, clear communication, and unwavering support to ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way.

Choose McCormack & McCormack to protect you against the prosecution’s claims and fight for a reduction or dismissal of your charges. You have worked hard to get where you are in the military, do not let a single moment destroy your legacy.

Contact McCormack & McCormack today to schedule a FREE consultation with our military larceny lawyer!

Military Larceny FAQ

  1. What is military larceny, and how is it different from civilian theft? Military larceny refers to the unlawful taking of property, funds, or services belonging to another person or the government within the context of military service. While similar to civilian theft, military larceny is governed by military law and can carry unique penalties and consequences.

  2. What are the potential consequences of a military larceny conviction? A military larceny conviction can result in severe penalties, including imprisonment, fines, demotion in rank, and a dishonorable discharge. Additionally, a conviction can have long-term repercussions for your military career and future opportunities.

  3. How can a military larceny defense lawyer help me? A skilled military larceny defense lawyer can provide you with expert legal representation and guidance throughout the legal process. They will conduct a thorough investigation into your case, analyze the evidence against you, and develop a strategic defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.

  4. What should I do if I've been accused of military larceny? If you've been accused of military larceny, it's essential to seek legal help immediately. Contacting a reputable military defense lawyer like McCormack & McCormack can ensure that your rights are protected and that you have the best possible defense against the charges.

  5. How long does the military larceny defense process take? The duration of the military larceny defense process can vary depending on the complexity of the case, the evidence involved, and whether the case goes to trial. Your defense lawyer will be able to provide you with a better understanding of the timeline once they have reviewed your case in detail.

  6. Can I negotiate a plea agreement for military larceny charges? In some cases, it may be possible to negotiate a plea agreement with military prosecutors to reduce the charges or minimize the penalties associated with a larceny accusation. Your defense lawyer will advise you on the best course of action based on the specifics of your case.

  7. What if I'm innocent of the military larceny charges against me? If you believe you are innocent of the military larceny charges against you, it's crucial to assert your innocence and fight back against the accusations. Your defense lawyer will work diligently to gather evidence, identify witnesses, and present a strong defense to prove your innocence in court.