New York Criminal Mischief Charges
If you have been arrested for any of the following New York criminal mischief charges, then you are probably wondering how this will impact your future. Our criminal defense attorney has years of experience defending clients charged with criminal mischief. Our firm is dedicated to getting our clients’ charges reduced or dropped altogether. Call today for a free consultation.
New York Criminal Mischief Charges | First Degree
Criminal mischief in the first degree is a Class B felony. It is a serious, violent felony, punishable by up to 25 years in jail. When a person damages the property of another by means of an explosive device, the charge is criminal mischief in the first degree.
New York Criminal Mischief Charges | Second Degree
Criminal mischief in the second degree is a Class D felony offense punishable by up to seven years in a state penitentiary. If you damage another person’s property and the damaged property is valued above $500, the offense if referred to as criminal mischief in the second degree.
New York Criminal Mischief Charges | Third Degree
A charge of criminal mischief in the fourth degree is a Class A misdemeanor, a criminal offense. If convicted the sentence could be one to three years in jail and/or a fine. Criminal mischief occurs when you intentionally damage another person’s property and can also be described as recklessly damaging another’s property. Although this is not specifically an intent crime, you should still call an experienced Buffalo criminal attorney.
Have you or a loved one been arrested for criminal mischief? Contact our experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney Arthur Pressman today to schedule a free consultation.