Westchester County Criminal Defense Lawyer: Criminal Trespass (Second Degree)
Criminal Trespass Charges Successfully Defended in Cortlandt Manor, NY
In Westchester County, NY any person who unlawfully enters or remains
in a dwelling may be prosecuted under Penal Law Section 140.15, which
defines the misdemeanor crime of Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.
As a Class A Misdemeanor, a person who is charged with even their first
Criminal Trespass can be punished or sentenced to up to 12 months in jail,
3 years of supervised probation, as well as hundreds if not thousands
of dollars in fines. In addition, a Criminal Trespass misdemeanor conviction
stays on a person's record indefinitely, as there are no expungements
in New York.
Since Criminal Trespass charges are prosecuted so aggressively by the
Westchester County District Attorney's Office, it is extremely important
that you have an experienced Criminal Trespass defense attorney on your
side. Your freedom, interests and finances are too important to risk.
Criminal Trespass Defense Lawyers in Cortlandt Manor, MY
The Criminal Trespass defense attorneys of Riebling, Proto & Sachs,
LLP regularly appear in the Justice Court of the Town of Cortlandt. Recently,
our criminal defense attorneys appeared and successfully protected the
interests of our young client, who had been arrested and charged with
Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree in the Justice Court of the Town
A college student with professional aspirations, our client needed immediate
intervention to deal with a warrant that had been issued for his arrest
and a temporary order of protection that was implemented by the Court.
Our Criminal Trespass defense attorneys acted immediately to intervene
on his behalf and get the case scheduled so that both items could be dealt
with appropriately and the client's liberty protected.
After careful analysis of the facts of the case, the acquisition of important
documents to demonstrate his innocence and an intense negotiation with
the prosecutors, our Cortlandt Criminal Trespass defense lawyers successfully
defended our client by helping him avoided a criminal conviction and the
harsh penalties related to such a conviction.
Get the Protection of a Recognized Westchester Criminal Defense Attorney
With over 50 years of combined experience, the criminal defense lawyers
of Riebling, Proto & Sachs, LLP, have been vigorously defending clients
throughout the criminal courts of Westchester County, NY for years. Using
their insight earned from these many years of practice, as well as those
spent as prosecutors in the Westchester District Attorney's Office,
we have built a proven track record of success, particularly in the area
of criminal defense.
If you need a criminal defense attorney or Criminal Trespass defense lawyer
in Westchester County, NY, please do not hesitate to contact us and protect
your rights. Free Consultations and flexible hours available. Call (914) 946-4808.