New York and Long Island Misdemeanor Defense Attorneys
In the State of New York, misdemeanors are crimes punishable by up to one year in prison. Some common examples of misdemeanors are shoplifting, assault, some minor weapons possession charges, possession of small amounts of illegal drugs, driving while intoxicated, and driving with a suspended license.
Should you find yourself, a friend or loved one charged with a misdemeanor crime, retaining a law firm experienced in handling misdemeanor criminal charges will have a significant impact on the outcome of the case.
If you contact us regarding a misdemeanor charge we will offer you a free consultation. We will give you an evaluation based on our more than 45 years experience of how the case should be handled. We will discuss minimizing the severity of the penalty if you are found guilty. We also will discuss the opportunities to plea bargain the case.
Should you decide to take the case to trial, our experienced trial attorneys will zealously defend you at the trial and obtain the best possible outcome.
In some situations, individuals are charged with more than one misdemeanor related to one incident. In these situations, we have been successful in reducing the number of criminal charges and the severity of the criminal charges.
The Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo has offices in Lynbrook, Queens, and Suffolk County, and we represent individuals facing misdemeanor charges throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County; and NYC’s five boroughs of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.