New York Criminal Trespass Lawyer

If you have been charged with the crime of Trespassing, a New York Criminal Trespass Lawyer can explain that this crime can range between a misdemeanor and felony offense. If you are charged with a misdemeanor, you could be facing up to one year in jail. If you are charged with a felony, you could be sentenced a minimum of one year in jail or more. If you have been charged with Criminal Trespass or other crime such as Cocaine Possession, robbery, possession of stolen property, or Burglary, contact a New York Criminal Lawyer from our team for guidance and legal support.

The crime of Criminal Trespass involves the knowingly entering the property of another without their permission. There are various factors that the District Attorney will consider to determine the severity of the crime such as whether a weapon was used, and the reason for the entry. Criminal Trespass is related to Burglary. In Burglary, the defendant enters the dwelling of another to commit an offense. The degrees of this crime are as follows:

Criminal Trespass in the 3d Degree-B Misdemeanor:

  • Knowingly entering (or remaining) on the property of another
  • Property is enclosed to prevent intruders
  • The property is used as a camp or school
  • Or the property is a housing project
  • Or the property is a railroad yard.

Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree-A Misdemeanor

  • Knowingly entering a dwelling, or remaining unlawfully

Criminal Trespass in the 1st Degree-D Felony

  • Knowingly entering (or remaining) on the property of another
  • Possessing a deadly weapon or explosives
  • Possessing a firearm, or knowing another participant is in possession).

If you have been charged with Criminal Trespass, contact a New York Criminal Trespass Lawyer from Elliot Adler, PC. We will provide you with sound legal guidance and a free consultation. We have offices located in Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island, and Westchester County. In New York City, we have office locations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island. Contact us today at 212.785.1300 today.