Criminal Lawyers & Attorneys in Syracuse, NY -Nave Law Firm

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If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense in the CNY region, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Syracuse, NY who will listen to your concerns, and be by your side every step of the way. At Nave Law, we pride ourselves in our experienced team of attorneys who are ready to come to your defense, and fight for the best possible outcome. At Nave Law, we handle ALL types of criminal offense. We’ve provided examples of the offenses we handle, but our services aren’t just limited to the offenses below. If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, don’t wait. Contact us today!

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Aggravated Assault

In New York State, intentionally aggravating, annoying, or alarming an individual is considered harassment. This includes sexual and virtual actions. Harassment in the first degree is considered a misdemeanor, while harassment in the second degree is a violation.

Grand Larceny

Grand Larceny is property crime that revolves around the amount or value of the thing allegedly stolen. These things include credit cards, embezzlement of funds, or any item of a certain value. This offense is a felony and incarceration starts at one year and can go as high as 25 years.

Identity Theft

Identity theft takes place when someone uses another individual’s personal information, including identification, credit card numbers, or social security numbers to make purchases or gain something of value which can include goods, property, or services. First Degree identity theft is the most serious identity theft crime, punishable by Seven years of jail time and includes fines of $5000 or more

Insurance Fraud

If a person lies about previous acts concerning damages or harm to insurance companies in order to obtain a certain outcome during the insuring process, a fraud has been committed. These acts can be prosecuted and the punishments are harsh.

Manslaughter

When the reckless action of one person cause the death of another, the reckless person can be charged with manslaughter. These reckless acts can even be involuntary. These charges are felonies and will result in a prison sentence if not handled properly.

Murder

This crime involves the premeditated killing of one individual by another. First degree murder, aggravated murder, and murder in the second degree are all types of crimes associated with murder. If you or a family member have been charged with murder in Upstate New York, this is a serious felony. You need an experienced Syracuse criminal defense attorney on your side. At Nave Law, we’ll carefully review your case. We’re committed to fighting for your constitutional rights.

Vehicular Assault/Homicide

A person is charged Vehicular Assault when he or she causes harm to another person while driving a vehicle; while vehicular Homicide is charged if that person dies from that harm. Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or even recklessly, can result in these charges.

Arson

Arson is defined as intentionally setting fire to a property. Four of the five degrees of arson are felonies. If you’ve been charged with arson, contact Nave Law today

Burglary

This is the unlawful entering by a person into a structure with the intent to commit a crime. Burglary is a felony and prisons sentences, restitution, and other consequences are common sentences.

Criminal Possession of Marijuana

Possession of a certain amount of marijuana can be a criminal offense. A person can be found guilty if he or she possesses it in a public place, or burned it in view of the public.

Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Someone can be charged with this crime if they possess a weapon that is illegal to possess, like a firearm he or she is not allowed to have. Weapons for this charge also include sharps, bludgeons, or nearly any item that can be used as such.

Fraud

A willful and knowing misrepresentation of the truth or concealment of a material fact to induce a person or business to act to its, his or her detriment. There are over 20 specified frauds in many law dictionaries, but when these frauds are specific to statutes, they are criminal in nature and carry heavy sentences.

Hazing

Hazing is typically associated with college rituals, but it is a mistake to assume that someone can’t be charged with it elsewhere.

Rape

In New York, rape crimes are all considered felonies. They are divided into different degrees of severity, but prison time is associated with each.

Robbery

Robbery in New York State is defined as forcible stealing, meaning that the individual committing the crime uses or threatens force against the victim being stolen from. There are three degrees of robbery indicating different levels of severity, and all are considered felonies.

Tampering

Tampering can be considered any action that is done in an attempt to conceal a crime. This can include tampering with, or destroying evidence. Depending on the type of tampering, this can be considered either a misdemeanor felony. If you are accused of tampering, there needs to be a proven intent. A strong defense is a must if you are attempting to fight these charges. Nave Law has experienced criminal lawyers in Syracuse, NY that can help!

Theft

This is the crime of taking someone’s property without his or her consent. When the value of the property is less than that required for grand larceny, a person is charged with petty larceny. Shoplifting is usually considered a type of petty larceny. Omit the wrongly charged material.

Trespassing

Remaining on, or even entering, real property without proper permission is a crime in New York. It is important to remember that there is literally nowhere in New York that doesn’t qualify for this protection, which means this charge can come from anyone being discovered where they don’t have permission to be.

Aggravated Assault
Aggravated Assault

In New York State, intentionally aggravating, annoying, or alarming an individual is considered harassment. This includes sexual and virtual actions. Harassment in the first degree is considered a misdemeanor, while harassment in the second degree is a violation.

Grand Larceny
Grand Larceny

Grand Larceny is property crime that revolves around the amount or value of the thing allegedly stolen. These things include credit cards, embezzlement of funds, or any item of a certain value. This offense is a felony and incarceration starts at one year and can go as high as 25 years.

Identity Theft
Identity Theft

Identity theft takes place when someone uses another individual’s personal information, including identification, credit card numbers, or social security numbers to make purchases or gain something of value which can include goods, property, or services. First Degree identity theft is the most serious identity theft crime, punishable by Seven years of jail time and includes fines of $5000 or more

Insurance Fraud
Insurance Fraud

If a person lies about previous acts concerning damages or harm to insurance companies in order to obtain a certain outcome during the insuring process, a fraud has been committed. These acts can be prosecuted and the punishments are harsh.

Manslaughter
Manslaughter

When the reckless action of one person cause the death of another, the reckless person can be charged with manslaughter. These reckless acts can even be involuntary. These charges are felonies and will result in a prison sentence if not handled properly.

Murder
Murder

This crime involves the premeditated killing of one individual by another. First degree murder, aggravated murder, and murder in the second degree are all types of crimes associated with murder. If you or a family member have been charged with murder in Upstate New York, this is a serious felony. You need an experienced Syracuse criminal defense attorney on your side. At Nave Law, we’ll carefully review your case. We’re committed to fighting for your constitutional rights.

Vehicular Assault/Homicide
Vehicular Assault/Homicide

A person is charged Vehicular Assault when he or she causes harm to another person while driving a vehicle; while vehicular Homicide is charged if that person dies from that harm. Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or even recklessly, can result in these charges.

Arson
Arson

Arson is defined as intentionally setting fire to a property. Four of the five degrees of arson are felonies. If you’ve been charged with arson, contact Nave Law today

Burglary
Burglary

This is the unlawful entering by a person into a structure with the intent to commit a crime. Burglary is a felony and prisons sentences, restitution, and other consequences are common sentences.

Criminal Possession of Marijuana
Criminal Possession of Marijuana

Possession of a certain amount of marijuana can be a criminal offense. A person can be found guilty if he or she possesses it in a public place, or burned it in view of the public.

Criminal Possession of a Weapon
Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Someone can be charged with this crime if they possess a weapon that is illegal to possess, like a firearm he or she is not allowed to have. Weapons for this charge also include sharps, bludgeons, or nearly any item that can be used as such.

Fraud
Fraud

A willful and knowing misrepresentation of the truth or concealment of a material fact to induce a person or business to act to its, his or her detriment. There are over 20 specified frauds in many law dictionaries, but when these frauds are specific to statutes, they are criminal in nature and carry heavy sentences.

Hazing
Hazing

Hazing is typically associated with college rituals, but it is a mistake to assume that someone can’t be charged with it elsewhere.

Rape
Rape

In New York, rape crimes are all considered felonies. They are divided into different degrees of severity, but prison time is associated with each.

Robbery
Robbery

Robbery in New York State is defined as forcible stealing, meaning that the individual committing the crime uses or threatens force against the victim being stolen from. There are three degrees of robbery indicating different levels of severity, and all are considered felonies.

Tampering
Tampering

Tampering can be considered any action that is done in an attempt to conceal a crime. This can include tampering with, or destroying evidence. Depending on the type of tampering, this can be considered either a misdemeanor felony. If you are accused of tampering, there needs to be a proven intent. A strong defense is a must if you are attempting to fight these charges. Nave Law has experienced criminal lawyers in Syracuse, NY that can help!

Theft
Theft

This is the crime of taking someone’s property without his or her consent. When the value of the property is less than that required for grand larceny, a person is charged with petty larceny. Shoplifting is usually considered a type of petty larceny. Omit the wrongly charged material.

Trespassing
Trespassing

Remaining on, or even entering, real property without proper permission is a crime in New York. It is important to remember that there is literally nowhere in New York that doesn’t qualify for this protection, which means this charge can come from anyone being discovered where they don’t have permission to be.