NY does not have Class C misdemeanors. In any event, no one on this site can evaluate your case without knowing something about it. I suggest you talk this over with your lawyer.
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Not really a great deal. It blows his Youthful offender and it's a lot for a criminal mischief case.
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If the offer is 3 years of probation, it must be a class A misdemeanor that the DA is offering. As said before, its not a great deal, but it depends on other factors that only your attorney knows, like the strength of the prosecutor's case, availability of complaining witnesses, and even the paperwork. The difference between a Crim Mischief 3 and 4 could be only a couple of dollars.
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