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What’s The Penalty For Criminal Mischief In New York?

The penalty for Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree in Queens is up to one year in jail, so even though it’s described as an A Misdemeanor, it’s important not to take the charge lightly.

Fourth Degree Criminal Mischief is a property crime, and being charged means that you are alleged to have damaged or destroyed property without permission, and without any reasonable expectation of permission.

Criminal Mischief often lands couples in Family Court, where a case may be heard related to property damage that occurred during a fight.

Our attorneys have helped many people deal with misdemeanor charges in Family Court & Criminal Court in Queens stemming from altercations in the home.

Call Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino today at 718-599-1111.