Westchester County Criminal Defense Lawyer: Criminal Trespass (Second Degree)
Criminal Trespass Charges Successfully Defended in Cortlandt Manor, NY
In Westchester County, NY any person who unlawfully enters or remains in a dwelling may be prosecuted under Penal Law Section 140.15, which defines the misdemeanor crime of Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
As a Class A Misdemeanor, a person who is charged with even their first Criminal Trespass can be punished or sentenced to up to 12 months in jail, 3 years of supervised probation, as well as hundreds if not thousands of dollars in fines. In addition, a Criminal Trespass misdemeanor conviction stays on a person's record indefinitely, as there are no expungements in New York.
Since Criminal Trespass charges are prosecuted so aggressively by the Westchester County District Attorney's Office, it is extremely important that you have an experienced Criminal Trespass defense attorney on your side. Your freedom, interests and finances are too important to risk.
Criminal Trespass Defense Lawyers in Cortlandt Manor, MY
The Criminal Trespass defense attorneys of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP regularly appear in the Justice Court of the Town of Cortlandt. Recently, our criminal defense attorneys appeared and successfully protected the interests of our young client, who had been arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree in the Justice Court of the Town of Cortlandt.
A college student with professional aspirations, our client needed immediate intervention to deal with a warrant that had been issued for his arrest and a temporary order of protection that was implemented by the Court. Our Criminal Trespass defense attorneys acted immediately to intervene on his behalf and get the case scheduled so that both items could be dealt with appropriately and the client's liberty protected.
After careful analysis of the facts of the case, the acquisition of important documents to demonstrate his innocence and an intense negotiation with the prosecutors, our Cortlandt Criminal Trespass defense lawyers successfully defended our client by helping him avoided a criminal conviction and the harsh penalties related to such a conviction.
Get the Protection of a Recognized Westchester Criminal Defense Attorney
With over 50 years of combined experience, the criminal defense lawyers of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP, have been vigorously defending clients throughout the criminal courts of Westchester County, NY for years. Using their insight earned from these many years of practice, as well as those spent as prosecutors in the Westchester District Attorney's Office, we have built a proven track record of success, particularly in the area of criminal defense.
If you need a criminal defense attorney or Criminal Trespass defense lawyer in Westchester County, NY, please do not hesitate to contact us and protect your rights. Free Consultations and flexible hours available. Call (914) 946-4808.