There are potential serious consequences if you are convicted of a misdemeanor in New York. A conviction for a misdemeanor carries a maximum jail sentence of one year or three years probation. While misdemeanors are considered less serious than felonies, a conviction for a misdemeanor can subject you to a criminal record for the rest of your life.
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor you should contact a
When your reputation and future are at stake you need to do everything possible to make sure the charges do not end in a criminal conviction. As a skilled defense attorney and a former Nassau County prosecutor Danielle M. Papa, has the experience and knowledge to help you beat a misdemeanor charge. Ms. Papa will protect your rights and help you avoid a criminal conviction that can negatively impact many aspects of your life including future employment, loans, housing and licensing.
Danielle M. Papa has successfully defended hundreds of clients charged with a variety of misdemeanors, including:
- Petty Larceny/Shoplifting
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Domestic Violence
- Criminal Mischief
- Driving with a Suspended License
She has used her negotiation skills to have charges reduced or dropped, resulting in sentences of monetary fines, community service and/or treatment programs as an alternative to jail time. After reviewing the facts of your case, Ms. Papa will give you an honest assessment about your chances of success. Afterwards, Ms. Papa will aggressively advocate on your behalf to get you the best disposition possible.
To find out more about how Ms. Papa can help you fight a misdemeanor charge, please contact us today for a free consultation.