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New York City Misdemeanor Defense Attorneys

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Misdemeanors in New York are divided into three classes: Class A misdemeanors, Class B misdemeanors, and unclassified misdemeanors. The maximum punishments, far less severe than felonies, range from 15 days to one year in jail and can involve fines up to $1,000.

Call (212) 577-9314 or contact us online for dependable advocacy from attorneys who have helped thousands. We have offices in New York City and Long Island.

Because misdemeanors have less severe repercussions than felonies, many do not take these charges seriously. Do not make this mistake! Our New York City misdemeanor defense lawyers can help you in a variety of ways that you may have not considered. Our many years of experience can help you create a strong defense for your best opportunity at positive results.

Class A Misdemeanors

This is the most serious classification of misdemeanor in New York State.

NY Class A Misdemeanors include crimes such as:

  • Sexual misconduct
  • Forcible touching
  • Assault in the third degree

Sentencing can range from no jail time to one year. Additional penalties could involve fines, community service, three years of probation, and driver’s license suspension.

Class B Misdemeanors

Less severe than Class A misdemeanors, Class B misdemeanors include crimes such as:

  • Adultery
  • Prostitution
  • Criminal possession of marijuana
  • Harassment in the first degree

Sentencing ranges from no jail time to 90 days. Additionally, there may be fines, one-year probation, community service, and order of protection.

Unclassified Misdemeanors

The final category of misdemeanors is known as “unclassified misdemeanors.”

These misdemeanors fall under:

  • Vehicle laws
  • Traffic laws
  • Other areas of New York State law

Sentencing ranges from no jail time to one year. There is also the possibility of fines, three-year probation, conditional discharge, suspension or revocation of driver’s license, and orders of protection.

How We Can Help

Our New York City misdemeanor defense attorneys fight to win. We have over 35 years of experience representing individuals just like you.

Our qualified lawyers can benefit your case by:

  • Aggressively representing your interests
  • Creating the best defense strategy for your unique situation
  • Appearing in court on your behalf
  • Helping reduce or dismiss the charges
  • Helping you avoid jail time
  • Helping you avoid excessive fines or reduce your fines
  • Helping you be treated in a fair and legal manner

If you are dealing with misdemeanor charges, you have more options than you think. Call (212) 577-9314 for attorneys who fight for the results you need.

The Firm You Need

  1. Over 75 Years of Combined Experience
  2. Attentive to Our Clients' Needs
  3. Convenient Office Locations in Manhattan & Long Island
  4. Reasonable & Customized Pricing For Each Client
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