Westchester County Misdemeanor Defense Lawyers

Misdemeanor Defense
Misdemeanors

In New York, there are three main classifications for misdemeanors:  Class A misdemeanors, Class B misdemeanors, and Unclassified misdemeanors.

Class A Misdemeanors

Class A misdemeanors are punishable with up to 12 months incarceration and prisoners typically serve out their sentence in the Valhalla Correctional Facility.  In addition to incarceration, a person convicted of a Class A misdemeanor may also be facing three years probation, community service, conditional discharge, an order of protection, fines, surcharges, a license suspension, and a DNA test.

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Here is a list of various types of Class A misdemeanors:

Absconding from a furlough program     205.18
Absconding from temporary release in the second degree     205.16
Aggravated harassment in the second degree     240.30
Misdemeanor Defense Assault in the third degree     120.00
Auto-stripping in the third degree     165.09
Bail jumping in the third degree     215.55
Cemetery desecration in the second degree     145.22
Coercion in the second degree     135.60
Commercial bribe receiving in the second degree     180.05
Commercial bribing in the second degree     180.00
Compounding a crime     215.45
Computer tampering in the fourth degree     156.20
Conspiracy in the fifth degree     105.05
Criminal contempt in the second degree     215.50
Criminal contempt of a temporary state commission     215.65
Criminal contempt of the legislature     215.60
Criminal contempt of the state commission on judicial conduct     215.66
Criminal diversion of prescription medications fourth degree     178.10
Criminal facilitation in the fourth degree     115.00
Criminal impersonation in the second degree     190.25
Criminal interference with health care services or religious worship in the second degree     240.70
Criminal mischief in the fourth degree     145.00
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree     220.03
Criminal possession of a forged instrument in the third degree     170.20
Criminal possession of a taximeter accelerating device     145.70
Criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree     265.01
Criminal possession of marijuana in the fourth degree     221.15
Criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree     165.40
Criminal sale of a police uniform     190.27
Criminal sale of marijuana in the fourth degree     221.40
Criminal solicitation in the fourth degree     100.05
Criminal stimulation     170.45
Criminal tampering in the second degree     145.15
Criminal trespass in the second degree     140.15
Criminal use of a public benefit card in the second degree     158.30
Criminal use of an access device in the second degree     190.75
Criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument     220.45
Criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree     220.50
Custodial interference in the second degree     135.45
Disruption or disturbance of religious service     240.21
Divulging an eavesdropping warrant     250.20
Endangering the welfare of a child     260.10
Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person     260.25
Escape in the third degree     205.05
False advertising     190.20
Falsely reporting an incident in the second degree     240.55
Falsifying business records in the second degree     175.05
Forgery in the third degree     170.05
Fraud in insolvency     185.00
Fraud involving a security interest     185.05
Fraudulent accosting     165.30
Fraudulent disposition of mortgaged property     185.10
Fraudulent disposition of property subject to a conditional sale contract     185.15
Fraudulently obtaining a signature     165.20
Giving unlawful gratuities     200.30
Harming an animal trained to aid a person with a disability in the first degree     195.12
Hazing in the first degree     120.16
Hindering prosecution in the third degree     205.55
Inciting to riot     240.08
Insurance fraud in the fifth degree     176.10
Issuing a false financial statement     175.45
Jostling     165.25
Misdemeanor Defense Killing or injuring a police animal     195.06
Loitering for the purpose of engaging in prostitution offense     240.37
Making a false statement of credit terms     190.55
Making a punishable false written statement     210.45
Making an apparently sworn false statement in the second degree     210.35
Making graffiti     145.60
Manufacture transport disposition and defacement of weapons and dangerous instruments and appliances     265.10
Menacing in the second degree     120.14
Misapplication of property     165.00
Misconduct by a juror in the first degree     215.30
Misrepresentation by a child day care provider     260.30
Non-support of a child in the second degree     260.05
Obscenity in the third degree     235.05
Obstructing firefighting operations     195.15
Obstructing governmental administration in the second degree     195.05
Offering a false instrument for filing in the second degree     175.30
Official misconduct     195.00
Patronizing a prostitute in the third degree     230.04
Perjury in the third degree     210.05
Petit larceny     155.25
Placing a false bomb in the second degree     240.61
Possession of a gambling device     225.30
Possession of burglar's tools     140.35
Possession of eavesdropping devices     250.10
Possession of gambling records in the second degree     225.15
Possession of usurious loan records     190.45
Promoting gambling in the second degree     225.05
Promoting prison contraband in the second degree     205.20
Promoting prostitution in the fourth degree     230.20
Public display of offensive sexual material     245.11
Reckless endangerment in the second degree     120.20
Rent gouging in the second degree     180.56
Resisting arrest     205.30
Riot in the second degree     240.05
Scheme to defraud in the second degree     190.60
Scheme to defraud the state by unlawfully selling prescriptions     190.70
Self-abortion in the first degree     125.55
Sexual abuse in the second degree     130.60
Sexual misconduct     130.20
Stalking in the third degree     120.50
Tampering with a consumer product in the second degree     145.40
Tampering with a juror in the first degree     215.25
Tampering with a sports contest in the second degree     180.50
Tampering with a witness in the fourth degree     215.10
Tampering with public records in the second degree     175.20
Theft of services     165.15
Trademark counterfeiting in the third degree     165.71
Unauthorized use of a vehicle in the third degree     165.05
Unauthorized used of a computer     156.05
Unlawful disposition of assets subject to forfeiture     215.80
Unlawful imprisonment in the second degree     135.05
Unlawful use of credit card debit card or public benefit card     165.17
Unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree     260.20
Welfare fraud in the fifth degree     158.05

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