Criminal Defense Lawyer White Plains
Andrew Proto a criminal defense lawyer in White Plains, Westchester County successfully had all criminal charges against a client dismissed. The charge was based upon a family dispute resulting in a broken cell phone. The charge of Criminal Mischief in the third degree, a class "A" misdemeanor, was dismissed by the Court. No restitution to the complaining witness had to be paid by the client and the file was sealed.
The criminal charge of Criminal Mischief is defined as the damage of property of another. The value of the property and resulting damage determines if the charge is a misdemeanor or a felony.
Criminal Defense of the Charge
The basic criminal defense of a criminal mischief charge is to challenge ownership, value and intent. Of course, the top criminal defense lawyers provide an aggressive defense of many different factors but the aforementioned is the basic defense of any criminal mischief charge.
If you or a loved one is charged with any crime contact the law offices of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP for a free consultation.