Westchester County Misdemeanor Defense Attorneys
What Are the Misdemeanor Classes in New York?
There are three different classes of Misdemeanors in New York State:
- Class "A" Misdemeanor which carries a maximum jail sentence of up to 12 months, three years' probation, a conditional discharge, fines and mandatory state surcharges, community service, driver's license suspension and orders of protection;
- Class "B" Misdemeanor which carries a maximum jail sentence of up to 90 days, one year probation, a conditional discharge, fines and mandatory state surcharges, community service and orders of protection;
- "Unclassified" Misdemeanors which carries a maximum jail sentence of up to 12 months, three years' probation, a conditional discharge, fines and mandatory state surcharges, driver's license revocation or suspension, ignition interlock device (for DWI convictions), community service and orders of protection;
Defending Misdemeanor Charges Throughout White Plains and Peekskill
Misdemeanor charges are considered crimes in New York State. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor crime you should immediately consult with one of our Westchester County criminal defense attorneys so that you can successfully protect and defend your legal rights. It is vital that you speak to no one else except an attorney. All of our attorneys have a skilled in-depth understanding of how to successfully defend against misdemeanor charges brought against our clients.
Our criminal defense attorneys include former criminal prosecutors who regularly practice in all of the Courts throughout the following counties:
We are available 24/7 and offer free case evaluations. Look to our Westchester County criminal defense lawyer today to get the trustworthy and aggressive legal guidance you need. At Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP our criminal defense attorneys have more than 65 years of combined experience defending countless individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. With law offices in White Plains and Peekskill New York, we regularly practice in Westchester, Bronx, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess and Orange Counties.
Contact our Westchester County criminal attorneys online, or by telephone at (914) 840-5104.