What is the difference between grand larceny and petty larceny in Vermont?

Published by Jessica Burke on

Grand larceny is a felony in Vermont. Grand larceny is defined by statute and currently applies if the value of the goods or property stolen exceed $900.  Petty larceny (also called Petit Larceny) is a misdemeanor in Vermont. Petty Larceny is applicable when the total amount of goods or property stolen does not exceed $900 in value.

Jessica Burke

Jessica Burke is a licensed Vermont attorney and the founder of Burke Law. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Boston College in Political Science, and then received her law degree from Washington & Lee Law School. After law school she worked with several top law firms before settling in Vermont and building her own practice. In addition to being licensed to practice law in the state of Vermont, she also holds a State Bar certification in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, among others. She specializes in criminal defense, including DUI defense, homicides, and sex crimes.

Call Now Button