What Happens if I am Charged With Child Endangerment in NYS?

There are few charges more devastating to a family than that of domestic violence and child endangerment. Unfortunately, many of these charges are unfounded, misconstrued, or simply untrue. That is why if you are facing child endangerment charges, you must continue reading and speak with Attorney Spector today. Our firm is here to help you through the legal process ahead. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are the different types of child endangerment charges in NYS?

As with many other crimes, NYS recognizes various levels of child endangerment charges, depending on the severity of the crime. For example, the first charge is a Class A Misdemeanor, generally given to those who endanger the welfare of a child, unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree, misrepresentation by a child daycare provider, or those who are convicted of non-support of a child in the first degree. That being said, you can also receive a Class B Misdemeanor by unlawfully dealing with a child in the second degree. Finally, you can receive a Class E Felony if you are convicted of abandoning a child, or non-support of a child in the first degree.

There are few things more damaging to you and your family than a wrongful or unwarranted child endangerment charge. That is why you must always retain the services of an experienced Rockland County criminal defense attorney to ensure you do not obtain a criminal record. We are here to help you.

What is an escalated child endangerment charge in NY?

Under certain circumstances, particularly where someone is caught committing another crime while endangering the welfare of a child, you will receive an escalated charge or a compound sentencing. This means that if you were caught driving under the influence with a minor child in the car, you risk spending years in jail. Do not let this happen. We are ready to fight your charges to give you a second chance. All you have to do is reach out to the Law Office of Carl Spector today.

Contact our experienced Rockland County firm

Those facing criminal charges in New York need a strong Rockland County defense attorney who knows the ins and outs of the criminal justice system. Fortunately, our firm is ready to put over 30 years of experience to work for you. Call today or contact The Law Office of Carl Spector online to schedule a free confidential consultation. We are ready to help you go on living life positively, happily, and free from the burdens of a criminal conviction–all you have to do is ask.