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

Engaging in conduct that creates a substantial risk of injury to another, without specifically intending to, is charged as Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree (NY PL 120.20) by Buffalo prosecutors.

No injury needs to occur to qualify for the charge, so a variety of behaviors that create risks for another person fall under the umbrella of the statute.

Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree is a class A misdemeanor, and conviction can result in a one year jail sentence and a $1,000 fine.

By working with an experienced criminal defense attorney, your chances of avoiding the most serious penalties, or conviction altogether, improve dramatically.

Call the attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer today at 716-542-5444 and speak to an experienced Buffalo criminal defense lawyer for free.

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