A person is charged with Criminal mischief in Suffolk County when that person intentionally damages property belonging to another. Criminal mischief can be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the dollar value of the damage caused or the nature of the property that is damaged. The various types and degrees of Criminal mischief are detailed in Article 145 of the New York Penal Law.
The prosecutors in Suffolk County treat all levels of Criminal mischief very seriously. If you or a loved one is charged with Criminal mischief in Suffolk County, it is important that your consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
At the Elbert Law Firm, our attorneys have successfully handled numerous criminal mischief charges in the Suffolk County criminal courts. We have obtained dismissals and many non-criminal plea bargains for clients facing criminal mischief charges.
We are happy to discuss the strategies we employed and the success we obtained, and how we can assist you in obtaining the best possible case results. Please contact us or call (516) 282-3630 for a free consultation.