Category Archives: Criminal Mischief

Common Criminal Defense Questions

Common Criminal Defense Questions

Have you been arrested or charged for a criminal matter? Read the answers to these common criminal defense questions, then call our lawyers. What are the Effects of a Restraining Order? A restraining order is usually issued by one of our local town, village, or city courts, but it may also be issued by the […]

What Is Hazing In The First Degree (NY PL 120.16) In Buffalo?

Hazing is an issue which has been addressed in various ways by nearly all states, and at every college and university throughout New York. Because Hazing can pose a significant risk to a person’s health and safety, NY PL 120.16 specifically defines hazing, and prohibits it. Hazing is intentionally or recklessly engaging in conduct which […]

What Are The Penalties For Criminal Mischief In The Fourth Degree?

In Buffalo domestic violence cases, interfering with the ability of the alleged victim to call for help is taken seriously. Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree – which involves disabling or removing a phone or similar device to prevent someone from calling for help – is a class A misdemeanor in New York State. This […]

In Buffalo, What Is Criminal Mischief In The Fourth Degree?

When a domestic violence incident occurs in the City of Buffalo, there are a variety of criminal charges that the accused person may face. Not all of these charges necessarily involve causing or attempting to cause injury to a household member. Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree is a charge that may be brought in […]