New York Felony Charges

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Felony charges should be taken very seriously. Not only does a felony conviction result in lengthy prison sentences and expensive fines, but it can also be subject to enhanced sentencing and a criminal record that could have a negative impact in every aspect of your life.

If you were recently arrested and charged with a felony in New York State, The Law Office of Robert King is dedicated to helping you either get your case dismissed entirely or your charges reduced. Our Rochester criminal defense attorney has taken over 75 felony cases with 42% dismissed and another 41% with reduced sentencing.

How Much Prison Time is Sentenced for Felony Convictions in NY?

In New York State, a felony is defined as an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in excess of one year may be imposed. Felonies are divided into five classes. Each charge has a maximum sentence and multiple convictions may be ordered to be served consecutively.

The following is a comparison charge of all NY felony charges:

Felony Conviction in New York State

Maximum Sentence

Class A Violent Felony (A-I & A-II)

Life sentence without parole

Class B Violent Felony

25 years

Class B Non-Violent Felony

25 years

Class C Violent Felony

15 years

Class C Non-Violent Felony

15 years

Class D Violent Felony

7 years

Class D Non-Violent Felony

7 years

Class E Violent Felony

4 years

Class E Non-Violent Felony

4 years

Some examples of crimes which are considered felonies under New York felony law:

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