Mark J. Sacco PLLC

Facing criminal charges is a frightening experience. Even if you think you've done nothing wrong, trying to talk your way out of a difficult situation with the police can only make things worse. Whether you are accused of drunk driving, fraud or smuggling illegal aliens, talk to a skilled New York criminal defense attorney immediately.

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Charged With a Hate Crime in New York? Contact a New York Criminal Attorney

You have enough troubles if you are charged with any type of violent crime or crime of harassment, stalking, abuse or neglect. Your criminal charges may be made worse by allegations that you have committed a hate crime. If you were charged with a violent crime, intimidation or destruction of property based on bias or prejudice, your criminal penalties may be enhanced.

Hate crime allegations are brought by people (witnesses, investigators or law enforcement) who claim that they know what you were thinking at the time of an alleged crime. They claim that you committed an offense against someone on the basis of some characteristic of the alleged victim’s identity:

  • Race
  • Color
  • National origin
  • Ancestry
  • Gender
  • Religion
  • Religious practice
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Sexual orientation

The burden of proof is on your accusers. A zealous criminal defense attorney on your side offers you the opportunity to protect yourself from unjust accusations of racial profiling, anti-gay assault, aggravated assault or menacing; transgender discrimination or gay bashing.

New York criminal defense attorney Mark Sacco has years of experience and a track record of success defending the accused in all types of criminal matters. Determined, thorough and on your side, the Law Office of Mark Sacco is available to provide the aggressive representation that you need when charged with a hate crime.

Hate crime charges are a serious matter. A conviction can seriously compromise your future and your freedom. Don’t take chances by waiting until it’s too late. To schedule a free consultation to discuss your criminal defense matter, call our law office in New York at 518-380-6005 or contact us online.

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