Thursday, May 15, 2014


Call us today at 914-723-7900

If you are reading this blog, there is a good chance that you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Pelham New York.  Pelham is a local court of jurisdiction and there is a highly probability that the charges you are facing are misdemeanors.  For the most part, felonies are reserved for County Court action.

Most criminal charges heard in Pelham are written under the Penal Law.   There are other sections available to the police and prosecution to draft charges.  These bodies of law can include but not be limited to the Alcohol Beverage Control Law, Vehicle Traffic Law, and Transportation Law.

There are a wide variety of criminal cases adjudicated in Pelham.  They range from DWI to petit larceny.   If you are charged with a crime, then a conviction may lead to a permanent criminal record that cannot be sealed.  Further a criminal record may prevent you from obtaining future employment or entrance into the college of your choice.

If you need immediate help fighting your Pelham criminal charges, give us call today at 914-723-7900.

Joseph P. Villanueva leads our criminal defense practice. He is a former prosecutor who has successfully prosecuted and defended thousands of cases all over New York State.

Our award winning lawyers over 30 years of legal experience and we are prepared to handle the most difficult cases.

Call us now to schedule your confidential consultation today.