Felony Charges Defense Lawyers in Westchester County
What Are the Felony Classes in NY?
All felonies range in classification from "A" to "E," with the "A" crimes being the most serious. The following felony class chart is a general sentence classification that does not account for prior criminal histories. If you already have prior felony convictions, the below sentences would generally be treated with an increased minimum and maximum sentence.
- Class A Violent Felony - 20 to 25 years or life in prison
- Class B Violent Felony - 5 to 25 years in prison
- Class B Non-Violent Felony - A minimum of 1 to 3 years and a maximum of 25 years in prison
- Class C Violent Felony - 3 1/2 to 15 years in prison
- Class C Non-Violent Felony - Probation for a minimum of 1 to 2 years and a maximum of 15 years
- Class D Violent Felony - 2 to 7 years in prison
- Class D Non-Violent Felony - Probation for a minimum of 1 to 3 and a maximum of 7 years
- Class E Violent Felony - Probation for 11/2 to 4 years
- Class E Non-Violent Felony - Probation for 1 ⅓ to 4 years
Fighting Felony Charges Across White Plains and Peekskill
A felony charge has the power to damage the life you have worked so hard building, even if you never get convicted. For instance, your personal, professional and social life, to name a few, may all suffer upon an accusation as serious as a felony. This is why you must equip yourself with a Westchester County felony charges defense lawyer who has in-depth insight into the other side of the courtroom.
Understanding how the prosecution prepares and executes their attacks against defendants is among the most invaluable aspects of an attorney, and Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP offers just that. Our team of Westchester County felony charges defense attorneys includes former prosecutors who can leverage their key knowledge to work to your advantage. No matter how complex your charges are, no case is too difficult to handle for our felony charges defense lawyers in Westchester County.