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Strategic Defense to Fight Your Felony Charges

Legal Defense for Felony Charges in Westchester County

Defending Felony Charges Throughout White Plains and Peekskill

Felonies are the most serious classification of crimes under the Penal Laws and Vehicle and Traffic Laws in New York State. Generally, a felony carries a state prison sentence of over one year.

If you have been charged with a felony crime, you should immediately consult with one of our Westchester County criminal defense attorneys so you can successfully protect and defend your legal rights. It is vital that you speak to no one else except an attorney.

Why Work with Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP?

All of our attorneys have an incredible in-depth understanding of how to successfully defend against misdemeanor and felony charges brought against our clients. Our skilled criminal defense attorneys include former criminal prosecutors who regularly practice in all of the Courts throughout Westchester, Bronx, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and Orange Counties. We are always available for a Free Consultation. Protecting your legal rights is our primary concern.

At Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP our criminal defense attorneys have over 65 years of combined experience defending countless individuals charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes. With law offices in White Plains, , and Peekskill, New York, we regularly practice in Westchester, Bronx, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess and Orange Counties.

Felony Classes and Sentences

All Felonies range in classification from "A" to "E" with the "A" crimes as the most serious. The following felony class chart is a general sentence classification that does not account for prior criminal history. If a person already has prior felony convictions, the below sentences would generally be treated with an increased minimum and maximum sentence.

  • "A" Violent Felony: Life, 20-25 Year
  • "B" Violent Felony: 5-25 Years
  • "B" Non Violent Felony: 1-3 years, Max 25
  • "C" Violent Felony: 3 ½ to 15 years
  • "C" Non Violent Felony: No Jail, Probation, 1-2 years to 15 Years
  • "D" Violent Felony: 2-7 Years
  • "D" Non Violent Felony: No Jail, Probation, 1-3 to 7 years
  • "E" Violent Felony: No Jail, Probation, 1 ½ to 4 years
  • "E" Non Violent Felony: No Jail, Probation, 1 1/3 to 4 years

Our Westchester County criminal defense attorneys have faced every type of case from traffic tickets to Murder. We are aggressive and dedicated and are always a phone call away - (914) 840-5104.

Why You Should Choose Our Law Firm

  • Experience & Perspective

    65+ years of combined experience, including criminal prosecution

  • Published Legal Authors

    Co-authored national bestsellers on DWI and criminal defense

  • Award Winning

    Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for Family Law and Criminal Defense

  • Premier Counsel

    Selection for Super Lawyers® (top 5% of New York attorneys)

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Read What Our Clients Have To Say:

  • “David's professionalism put me at ease and I felt confident in his ability to represent me during my court appearance.”

  • “As far as lawyers go, Mr. Sachs is an "11 out of 10"”

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  • “One was reduced from 6 points to 2 and the other one was dismissed. Overall, I am satisfied with Andrew's services.”

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  • “I have worked with Keith Brown and he always took the time to answer my questions. He always had a plan for me and explained everything clearly.”

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  • “The result was everything I wanted no criminal convictions and most of the charges were just dismissed.”

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  • “David Sachs and Andrew Proto demonstrated strong character, punctuality, support and constantly searching for all options to win my both cases, and they made it possible.”

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  • “He defended me successfully and I was found not guilty. I am grateful to Andrew for seeking and defending justice.”

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