Class D may sound minor, but a conviction of a Class D felony in New York carries a sentence of up to seven years in prison, and you’re guaranteed to serve a one year minimum.
And that’s only if you’re a first offender on a non-violent charge that’s not drug-related. Add in violence or drugs, and your minimum doubles.
Add in violence, drugs, and previous offenses, and you’re looking at a minimum of five years in prison.
Don’t take chances with felony convictions in Queens.
Call the attorneys at Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino today for a free criminal defense consultation, at 718-599-1111.