If you are charged with reckless endangerment in New York State, you may be facing felony charges with felony penalties. This is a serious charge and should be treated as such. Our experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney Arthur Pressman is experienced in handling these cases.
Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree
Reckless endangerment in the first degree is a serious offense. It is a Class D felony in New York State. When someone engages in reckless conduct which creates the risk of death or serious physical injury to another, he or she may be found guilty in the first degree. Contact an experienced Buffalo criminal lawyer immediately.
Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree
If you are charged with this Class A misdemeanor, it means that you have engaged in reckless conduct which could cause serious physical injury to another person, resulting in your being charged. This misdemeanor is punishable by up to one year in jail, so it is important that you immediately contact an experienced lawyer to defend you if you are charged with this crime.
Reckless Endangerment of Property
If you have been charged with reckless endangerment of property, you are accused of a Class B misdemeanor or criminal offense. You can get up to 90 days in jail if you’re convicted of this. When one engages in conduct of a reckless nature which could cause property damage that exceeds a value of $250, that person is said to have committed the crime of reckless endangerment of property. Please call an experienced lawyer, immediately.
If you want a Buffalo criminal defense attorney that will take this charge seriously and help you minimize the felony penalties that you are facing, please call Arthur Pressman today for a free consultation. Let his experienced work for you in this difficult legal situation. Arthur Pressman has been doing this for decades.