This educational video was provided by Drew Fritsch, an experienced Buffalo criminal lawyer.
- The state of New York, vandalism is referred to as criminal mischief and penalties vary based on the amount of damage.
- Damage of $250 or less is an A misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail.
- If the damage is more than $250, the charge is elevated to a felony and may result in more than one year in jail, along with fines and the potential for probation.
- It is very important to engage an attorney familiar with such cases to obtain the best outcome.
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