Penalties For Reckless Endangerment In The First Degree (NY PL 120.20) In Buffalo

While the concept of reckless endangerment – unintentionally creating circumstances that can cause harm to another – is easy enough to understand, Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree (NY PL 120.20) is much more specific than that.

This charge, a class D felony, alleges that under circumstances evincing a depraved indifference to human life, you recklessly engaged in conduct that created a grave risk of death to another person.

This is a very serious charge, and if convicted you risk a sentence of up to seven years in prison.

This isn’t something you can take lightly or try to beat on your own.

Call the attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer today at 716-542-5444 and speak to an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney about the charges against you.

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