The crime of ‘making graffiti’ actually has its own place in New York state law, set aside from other acts of criminal mischief. It is against the law to make graffiti on any public or private property with the intent to damage said property. Being charged with making graffiti is a serious crime that can cause you to have a permanent record and even spend time in jail. Contact David Galison today to discuss the specifics of your case and consider your best options for defense.
The law of making graffiti in New York reads as follows -
“No person shall make graffiti of any type on any building, public or private, or any other property real or personal owned by any person, firm or corporation or any public agency or instrumentality, without the express permission of the owner or operator of said property.”
This is considered a class A misdemeanor, and can lead to as much as one year in prison depending on the specifics of the case.
When you call our office at 516-242-4477, we will be happy to offer a free consultation. Don’t assume these are just minor charges and don’t need to be fought. Stand up for yourself in this case by retaining qualified representation. We look forward to your call.