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Westchester County, NY Criminal Lawyers


Darren  Deurso Lawyer

Darren Deurso

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Car Accident, Family Law, DUI-DWI, Felony, Traffic
Dedicated, Devoted, Determined

Darren DeUrso has been in practice for 25 years, including years as an assistant district attorney for Westchester County and in the private practice ... (more)

Jesus Antonio Cachaya Lawyer

Jesus Antonio Cachaya

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Accident & Injury, Criminal, Divorce, Immigration, Foreclosure

We have offices located in Westchester, White Plains and New York City and we represent clients throughout all of New York State in various legal matt... (more)

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800-318-9750

Todd Steven Cushner Lawyer

Todd Steven Cushner

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Criminal, Real Estate

Todd Cushner is a partner in the Law Firm of Garvey Cushner & Associates PLLC located in White Plains, New York. Garvey Cushner & Associates PLLC is a... (more)

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Yovendra Mangal

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Criminal, Personal Injury, Immigration, Bankruptcy
We are a full service law firm with over 12 years experience.

Yovendra Mangal is a practicing attorney in the state of New York. He graduated from St. John's with his J.D. He currently practices at his privately ... (more)

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Clifford H. Greene

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Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate

Clifford Greene is a practicing attorney in the state of New York. He graduated from Thomas Cooley Law School with his J.D. in 1993. He currently work... (more)

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Richard D. Willstatter

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Federal, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Trial Practice
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Theodore S. Green

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Federal, Litigation, White Collar Crime
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Aaliyah Christine Shorte

Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury, Litigation, Insurance, Criminal
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Michael E. Greenspan

Criminal, Traffic, Business Organization, Personal Injury, DUI-DWI
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Robert E. Cosentino

DUI-DWI, Felony, Insurance, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle
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LEGAL TERMS

CRIMINAL INSANITY

A mental defect or disease that makes it impossible for a person to understand the wrongfulness of his acts or, even if he understands them, to ditinguish right... (more...)
A mental defect or disease that makes it impossible for a person to understand the wrongfulness of his acts or, even if he understands them, to ditinguish right from wrong. Defendants who are criminally insane cannot be convicted of a crime, since criminal conduct involves the conscious intent to do wrong -- a choice that the criminally insane cannot meaningfully make. See also irresistible impulse; McNaghten Rule.

INTENTIONAL TORT

A deliberate act that causes harm to another, for which the victim may sue the wrongdoer for damages. Acts of domestic violence, such as assault and battery, ar... (more...)
A deliberate act that causes harm to another, for which the victim may sue the wrongdoer for damages. Acts of domestic violence, such as assault and battery, are intentional torts (as well as crimes).

BURGLARY

The crime of breaking into and entering a building with the intention to commit a felony. The breaking and entering need not be by force, and the felony need no... (more...)
The crime of breaking into and entering a building with the intention to commit a felony. The breaking and entering need not be by force, and the felony need not be theft. For instance, someone would be guilty of burglary if he entered a house through an unlocked door in order to commit a murder.

CORPUS DELECTI

Latin for the 'body of the crime.' Used to describe physical evidence, such as the corpse of a murder victim or the charred frame of a torched building.

CIVIL

Noncriminal. See civil case.

ARRAIGNMENT

A court appearance in which the defendant is formally charged with a crime and asked to respond by pleading guilty, not guilty or nolo contendere. Other matters... (more...)
A court appearance in which the defendant is formally charged with a crime and asked to respond by pleading guilty, not guilty or nolo contendere. Other matters often handled at the arraignment are arranging for the appointment of a lawyer to represent the defendant and the setting of bail.

INSANITY

See criminal insanity.

SPECIFIC INTENT

An intent to produce the precise consequences of the crime, including the intent to do the physical act that causes the consequences. For example, the crime of ... (more...)
An intent to produce the precise consequences of the crime, including the intent to do the physical act that causes the consequences. For example, the crime of larceny is the taking of the personal property of another with the intent to permanently deprive the other person of the property. A person is not guilty of larceny just because he took someone else's property; it must be proven that he took it with the purpose of keeping it permanently.

JUSTICE SYSTEM

A term lawyers use to describe the courts and other bureaucracies that handle American's criminal legal business, including offices of various state and federal... (more...)
A term lawyers use to describe the courts and other bureaucracies that handle American's criminal legal business, including offices of various state and federal prosecutors and public defenders. Many people caught up in this system refer to it by less flattering names.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

People v. Hawkins

... The issue common to these otherwise unrelated criminal appeals is the preservation for this Court's review of defendants' challenge to the legal sufficiency of the evidence. ... A grand jury indicted all three defendants for criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree. ...

People v. Kalin

... from the glove compartment. Defendant and the other occupants of the car were arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and unlawful possession of marijuana. At his arraignment the ...

People v. Sparber

... 464 Kaye Scholer LLP, New York City (David Klingsberg and Max Schwartz of counsel), and Legal Aid Society, Criminal Practice Division (Steven Banks, Seymour James and Andrew Fine of counsel), for Legal Aid Society, amicus curiae in the five above-entitled actions. ...