Dutchess Criminal Defense
Dutchess County Criminal Defense Lawyers
Mayo Bartlett is a Dutchess Criminal Defense Lawyer who has the experience and dedication that you or your loved one needs on their side when facing criminal charges. He is a former Westchester County prosecutor who served more than 10 years in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office in White Plains New York. Mayo is recognized as a Super Lawyer and he was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. In fact, Mayo was honored to have been featured on the cover of the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine as seen below.
Mayo has been a Dutchess Criminal Defense Attorney since 2003, and he has a thorough understanding of police procedure from years spent working with officers and detectives in Dutchess County New York and throughout the Hudson Valley as a Criminal Defense Lawyer.
Significantly, he has handled thousands of criminal cases, and has successfully reduced had many felony charges reduced to misdemeanors, violations, or had them dismissed entirely. He has obtained a verdict of not guilty for a variety of violent charges that would have resulted in sentences of decades, and sometimes life in prison. Most importantly, Mayo has successfully done numerous criminal trials and handled thousands of criminal matters throughout the Hudson Valley.
A conviction, whether of a crime, and infraction, or a violation, may have life altering collateral consequences. In fact, certain convictions may cause to lose your housing, your career, and if you are not a citizen, it may cause you to be removed from the United States.
Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions may include, and are not limited to the following:
- Loss of your freedom
- Loss of your job
- Immigration consequences
- You may be placed on probation
- You may be subjected to random drug testing and be required to undergo drug treatment
- You may be ineligible for a professional license
- You may lose your Driver License
Dutchess County Criminal Defense Cases
Criminal cases are among the least understood legal matters a person can face. Often, the allegations alone are enough to damage a person’s life, causing the accused to lose eligibility to receive federal student loans, the right to remain in the United States if he or she is an immigrant, and even their freedom. It is important to choose an attorney who has experience handling these delicate cases. Dutchess County presents uniques challenges for Criminal Defense attorneys. As a Hudson Valley Criminal Defense Law Firm, our Dutchess criminal defense lawyers are uniquely prepared to address these nuances. Our Dutchess criminal defense legal team includes forensic experts, private investigators with law enforcement backgrounds, and seasoned attorneys. As a Hudson Valley Criminal Defense Lawyer, Mayo Bartlett is fully familiar with the procedures of Dutchess County courts.
Our Dutchess Criminal Defense Lawyers handle DWI cases in the Hudson Valley. For more information about what our Dutchess DWI defense lawyers do, and for more information about New York DWI cases, please visit our New York DWI License Center. We are a Hudson Valley Criminal Defense law firm with offices located in the Westchester Financial Center which is one block from the White Plains Train Station and bus depot, and two blocks from the Westchester County Court. Our Dutchess County criminal defense attorneys handle all kinds of criminal cases in Hudson Valley courts, and in surrounding Westchester County, Putnam County and Hudson Valley New York municipalities, as well as in Federal Court. The Federal Courthouse for the Southern District of New York in White Plains, New York is a quick two block walk from our office. We routinely handle cases ranging from simple Theft and Disorderly Conduct through Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Sex Crimes, and even Murder.
Our Dutchess Criminal Defense Lawyers also have extensive experience representing college students who have criminal charges against them. Seemingly minor charges like Marihuana possession and Petit Larceny can have devastating consequences for college students. These charges can lead to denial of student loans, and even expulsion from school. If you, or a loved one is a college student facing criminal charges contact us immediately so that we may help you effectively resolve the case while preserving your ability to complete your education.
We provide representation in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:
- White Collar Crime
- Prevailing Wage Cases
- Sex Crimes and Rape
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon
- Criminal Mischief
- Domestic Violence
- Unlawful Imprisonment
- Narcotics and Drugs
- Marihuana (Marijuana)
- Child Pornography
- DWAID (Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs)
- Reckless Driving
- Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury/Property Damage Accident
- Felony DWI Under Leandra’s Law
- Aggravated DWI (BAC above 0.18%)
- DWI Refusal Hearings
- Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle
- Vehicular Assault
- Unemployment Insurance Fraud
- Vehicular Manslaughter
- Possession of a Forged Instrument
- Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny
- Disorderly Conduct
- All other criminal matters.
We also have a Vehicle and Traffic practice. We represent clients with traffic tickets including but not limited to:
- Texting While Driving
- Using Cell Phone While Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Unlicensed Operation
- Following Too Closely
- Improper Turns
- Unsafe Lane Change and numerous other traffic infractions.
Mayo appeared almost every week on a legal panel featured on Richard French Live which is available on WRNN. The show was taped live every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. and airs throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, including the five boroughs of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, the Washington DC Metro Area, Dallas, Houston, San Fransisco, Los Angeles and Hawaii.
If you would like additional information, or to schedule an appointment with our experienced team of attorneys regarding a civil rights matter or a criminal case, whether it is a homicide, white collar crime, narcotics case, DWI, theft, felony DWI charges, alco-sensors, breathalyzers, chemical test refusals, administrative hearings, other criminal offenses, or traffic tickets, contact us for your confidential consultation today to discuss your legal rights and your options going forward. You may contact our Dutchess Criminal Defense Lawyers at 914-224-3086 or at email@example.com during normal business hours, and 24 hours in the event of an emergency.
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