Being charged with a misdemeanor crime in New York or Connecticut can mean a lot of things. There are multiple types of misdemeanor charges, all which have different sentencing requirements. Without proper representation, you could end up in a situation that will land you in jail for a year. There are other types of sentencing options that you could be facing, such as community service, driver’s license suspension, fines, and probation. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor crime, you need the expertise of our premier White Plains criminal defense attorneys. Our skilled legal team works tirelessly for our clients to ensure that the best possible resolution is reached.
There are several classifications of misdemeanors. Unclassified misdemeanors include:
Class B Misdemeanors include the following crimes:
Misdemeanors in the Class A category include crimes such as:
Some classes of misdemeanors carry a sentence of a 90-day jail term, while others carry a full year of jail time. If you are charged with a crime that only requires 90 days in jail, in New York City, then you are not entitled to a jury trial. You will receive a bench trial where the judge serves as both judge and jury. For other misdemeanor charges, you can choose between a bench trial and a jury trial. Our skilled and experienced criminal defense attorneys in White Plains can devise an effective legal strategy for your unique situation.
Our skilled legal team has over 200 combined years of experience defending the people of White Plains, Westchester County, New York City and all surrounding counties. We know the law and we use our knowledge to help people like you. We are always available and often form bonds with our clients that last a lifetime.
To schedule your free consultation with one of our knowledgeable Misdemeanor lawyers in White Plains, contact us today at (914) 684-6000.