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www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/predicate-felons-and-second-fe

Any NY criminal defense attorney experienced in New York criminal law should be able to explain to you that if you are a predicate felon in New York State and charged with a non-controlled substance offense, a second felony conviction will land you in state prison even if your offense is “merely” and “E” Felony.

www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PEN/70.06

(a) A second felony offender is a person, other than a second violent felony offender as defined in section 70.04, who stands convicted of a felony defined in this chapter, other than a class A-I felony, after having previously been subjected to one or more predicate felony convictions as defined in paragraph (b) of this subdivision.

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(a) A second felony offender is a person, other than a second violent felony offender as defined in section 70.04, who stands convicted of a felony defined in this chapter, other than a class A-I felony, after having previously been subjected to one or more predicate felony convictions as defined in paragraph (b) of this subdivision.

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A conviction for a New York state felony is very serious and can involve lengthy sentences of probation or even incarceration. However, what many people do not realize is that a felony conviction can also greatly increase the possible sentence a person can receive on a subsequent felony conviction, especially so when the prior conviction is a predicate felony conviction.

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Predicate Felon is someone who has been previously convicted of a felony in NY state or the elements of another state match the elements of a NY felony thus qualifying as a predicate within the last ten years. By virtue of being a predicate felon, your son would have stricter sentencing guidelines.

www.georgehildebrandt.com/.../03/predicate-felonies-and-sentence-enhancement.shtml

Predicate Felonies And Sentence Enhancement. ... New York law has a predicate felony law, which means that a person who has a felony conviction is guaranteed prison time if convicted of another felony within ten years. For the prior conviction to count as a predicate felony for sentencing purposes, the conviction must have been for a felony in ...

www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/criminal/commonSentences.shtml

A repeat offender is a defendant who has been convicted of a felony in the past. There are predicate felons, persistent violent felons and persistent felons: A predicate felon is a person convicted of a felony within 10 years of a past felony conviction. There is a sharp increase in the minimum sentence that a Judge can order for a predicate felon.

www.lawguru.com/legal-questions/new-york-criminal-law/predicate-persistent...

Re: predicate or persistent felon. Your husband may be considered a persistent violent felony offender if the two prior violent felony offenses occured within ten years of the commission of the new one. The one in 1983 may qualify depending on how much time he spent in jail since that conviction.

ypdcrime.com/penal.law/article70.htm

Consolidated Laws of New York's Penal code. Search Penal Laws. Penal Law Search. Search. Article 70 - NY Penal Law. ... Sentence of imprisonment for a predicate felony sex offender. (a) Applicability. This subdivision shall apply to a predicate felony sex offender who stands convicted of a non-violent felony sex offense and who was previously ...

www.ithacadwi.com/felony-dwi

FELONY DWI in Ithaca, New York (and surrounding counties) A felony level DWI charge in New York is a serious offense. Felony level charges are the highest form of crime in New York. The biggest difference between a felony charge and a misdemeanor charge is where you could be incarcerated: state prison (as opposed to county jail).