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3 Common Questions About Criminal DefenseAs an experienced Buffalo Criminal Defense Attorney, people often ask me these 3 common questions about criminal defense in New York State.

What is the Difference Between a Felony & Misdemeanor?

  • There are a lot of differences between the two charges
  • The biggest and most important difference is the difference in penalties
  • Felonies have longer and harsher penalties than misdemeanors

What is Considered a Violation Under the New York State Law?

  • Violation of the law is not a criminal offense
  • Harassment and disorderly conduct would be examples of violations

What Happens if I Fail to Appear in Court?

  • An arrest warrant will be issued if you fail to appear in court
  • You are required to show up to court

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Are you or a loved one involved in a criminal defense case and have questions about more than these 3 common questions about criminal defense? Contact experienced Buffalo Criminal Defense Attorney Arthur Pressman today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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