Class E Felony - New York

In New York, felonies are graded into Class A (most serious), class B, C, D, and class E.

Class E felony penalties with no prior record (generally)

  • Up to 4 years in New York State prison
  • Up to 1 year in jail (Rikers Island)
  • Probation
  • Jail and probation
  • Fines

If you're facing a class E felony in New York City, you face the possibility of up to 4 years in prison. If you've been previously convicted of a felony, you may face a mandatory prison sentence. Additional penalties may apply for certain case situations such as sex offenses, domestic violence, or other special situations.

Other Complications from a class E felony conviction

  • Permanent felony record
  • Employment consequences
  • Immigration consequences
  • Housing problems
  • Loss of certain other rights

If you or a loved one is charged with a class E felony in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, or Staten Island, contact us at 212-619-3900 to discuss why we may be the NYC criminal defense attorney for your case.

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