From a very early age, the great majority of us understand that stealing from others is bad. But many don’t understand the specifics of the law, the difference between theft and larceny, and the different levels of charges that can be levied against an individual for theft. Read the full article here: https://www.oflaherty-law.com/learn-about-law/illinois-theft-law-explained
Illinois criminal law defines theft as an offense directed towards another’s property. Under the law, the property can be anything of value to the other person, such as jewelry, pets, clothes, a hat, their wallet, etc. Property theft can also extend to less tangible things such as labor, electricity, and services.
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In this video, we will discuss Illinois theft and larceny law and answer the following questions: what constitutes theft or larceny in Illinois?, what are the different charges and penalties under Illinois theft law?, and what defenses can be made against theft charges in Illinois?