NEW YORK AND WESTCHESTER CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
Michael Joseph and his associate attorneys are Criminal Defense Lawyers with offices in New York City and Westchester who have handled many criminal defense cases including misdemeanors, driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI) and felonies, in all of the Courts in the New York Metropolitan Area, including the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Rockland and Westchester, including White Plains, Yonkers, New Rochelle, Mt. Kisco, Greenburgh, Elmsford, Mamaroneck, Scarsdale, Hartsdale, Bronxville, Sleepy Hollow, Irvington, Armonk, Port Chester, Rye, and Mount Vernon.
Michael Joseph and his associate criminal defense attorneys are experienced lawyers and have a combined decades of legal experience and have successfully handled the criminal defense of felonies, misdemeanors, and driving while intoxicated/ driving while impaired (DWI/DUI). Michael Joseph has won numerous acquittals and charge reductions in cases involving assault, gun charges, drug/narcotics charges, DUI, DWI, Sex Offenses, Robbery, Rape, False Documents, Forged Instruments, petit larceny, burglary, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, obstruction of governmental administration, aggravated harassment grand larceny and fraud.
Our attorneys are also well versed in civil rights issues and have defended many cases where the police falsely arrest, maliciously prosecute and assault citizens and then fabricate charges to justify their actions. We have exposed police brutality and corruption in Westchester, Rockland, New York City and Long Island and many of our cases have been reported in both New York metropolitan area newspapers and News Channels. On many occasions, after our White Plains criminal defense attorneys have had our clients vindicated in the criminal courts, we then sue the police officers and detectives for police misconduct and/or police brutality under the Federal Civil Rights Laws. Michael Joseph has recovered millions of dollars for victims of police misconduct and brutality and his cases have been featured in the Daily News, the New York Law Journal, the Huffington Post, the New York Post, the Journal News, Eyewitness News, Westchester Channel 12 News among others.
Our Westchester criminal defense attorneys also have defended numerous out of state residents charged with crimes in New York. Our email capabilities allow us to correspond regularly and render effective criminal representation to out of state residents.
Our lawyers have also represented numerous teenagers who are charged as adults with crimes and we fight to keep them from getting criminal records by either obtaining violation reductions or youthful offender treatment. We have successfully represented numerous teenagers in cases involving sex crimes such as rape, forcible touching, sexual assault and sexual misconduct. We have also represented numerous teenagers who were charged with shoplifting, petit larceny, robbery, unauthorized use of a vehicle, possession of drugs including marijuana, cocaine, LSD, acid, Crystal Meth, PCP, oxycotin and many others.
From our downtown White Plains office, we are walking distance to the White Plains City Court and the Westchester County Court, where all felonies are heard. We are also walking distance to the Federal Court in White Plains. Our central location allows our White Plains criminal lawyers to appear for arraignments, bail hearings and bail source hearings on short notice. Our central Westchester location is also very close to the criminal courts of Yonkers, New Rochelle, Greenburgh, Mount Vernon, Elmsford, Armonk, Port Chester, Mamaroneck, Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Ardsley, Mount Pleasant, Hartsdale and Scarsdale, as a result our criminal defense lawyers regularly appear in the Criminal Courts of the towns, cities and villages all over central and lower Westchester.
Our New York and Westchester criminal defense lawyers are always on your side, we will aggressively defend you or your loved ones. For Undocumented or Illegal Aliens, we also have the knowledge and experience to resolve criminal cases in such a way to avoid deportation. We work closely with immigration and deportation lawyers to keep immigrants here, avoid deportation and even in certain cases, help our clients to get green cards (permanent residence).
Our Westchester Driving While Intoxicated Lawyers also regularly appear at D.W.I. refusal hearings in Yonkers and will aggressively fight for you to keep your license. We also have extensive experience in hardship hearings after DWI suspensions pending prosecution. Our lawyers have won numerous acquittals and charge reductions in the New York City, Westchester and Rockland criminal courts.
If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, you need an aggressive and competent lawyer. I am on your side, our attorneys have the experience to get you through this process and bring a good outcome to a bad situation. Our criminal defense lawyers are experienced in bail applications and can respond on short notice to get your loved one out of jail. Consultations are always free and our rates are affordable.
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