In New York, felonies are broken down into 6 categories: A-I, A-II, B, C, D, and E. The A-I and A-II charges being the most serious and a class E felony being the least serious felony charges. The chart below identifies the maximum state prison incarceration for all felony convictions.
|Level of Felony||Maximum Incarceration|
|A||Life in Prison|
All felony convictions are serious, can lead to incarceration in State Prison, and the loss of certain civil rights, including voting, the right to possess a weapon, and passport restrictions.