Criminal Trespass Charges Dismissed | White Plains Client Avoids Misdemeanor Conviction

Criminal Trespass Charges Dismissed in White Plains City Court

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.

Criminal Trespass charges are prosecuted aggressively by the Westchester County District Attorney's Office and it is extremely important that you have a top criminal defense attorney on your side. Your freedom, interests and finances are too important to risk.

Criminal Trespass Defense Lawyers in White Plains, NY

The Criminal Trespass defense attorneys of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP regularly appear in the White Plains City Court representing client in all types of criminal matters ranging from violations to misdemeanors to felonies.

Recently, our criminal defense attorneys appeared and successfully protected the interests of our elderly client, who had been arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass in the City of White Plains.

A retired mother living on a fixed income, our client needed immediate intervention to deal with a warrant that had been issued for her arrest. Our defense attorneys acted immediately to intervene on her behalf and worked to deal with allegations set forth in the criminal complaint.

After careful analysis of the facts of the case, the acquisition of important documents to demonstrate her innocence and an intense negotiation with the prosecutors, our defense lawyers successfully defended our client and negotiated an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (or ACD) which resulted in the charges being dismissed and the record sealed. As such our client avoided a criminal conviction and the harsh penalties related to such a conviction.

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With over 50 years of combined experience, the criminal defense lawyers of Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP, have been vigorously defended countless clients in White Plains, NY. Over that time, we have been repeatedly recognized as some of the top criminal defense attorneys in Westchester County.

If you need a criminal defense attorney in White Plains, NY, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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