Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers

Mayo Bartlett is a Pelham 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. He has also been a Pelham Criminal Defense Attorney since 2003, and he has a thorough understanding of police procedure from years spent working with officers and detectives in Pelham as both a Westchester County Prosecutor, and as a Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyer. In fact, Mayo served as a Westchester County Prosecutor, Mayo Bartlett frequently prosecuted Pelham criminal cases in the Pelham Justice Court for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

Mr. Bartlett has handled thousands of criminal cases, and has successfully had many felony charges reduced to misdemeanors, or had them dismissed entirely. He has also 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 prosecuted and defended numerous criminal cases in the Pelham Town Court and other Westchester County, New York City and Hudson Valley courts. 

It is important that you are aware that a conviction of a crime, infraction, or violation may have severe collateral consequences. In fact, if you are not a citizen, a conviction may lead to your removal from the United States. Other potential collateral consequences include, but are not limited to the loss of your employment, eviction from your home, and possible expulsion from school. Our Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers will discuss these possible consequences with you to help you make the best decision regarding how to approach your matter.

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions may include, and are not limited to the following:

  1. Loss of your freedom
  2. Loss of your job
  3. Immigration consequences
  4. You may be placed on probation
  5. You may be subjected to random drug testing and be required to undergo drug treatment
  6. You may be ineligible for a professional license 
  7. You may lose your Driver License

Pelham Criminal Defense Cases

Pelham New York is a located in Westchester County, just north of New York City. The Pelham Town Court is located at 34 Fifth Avenue in Pelham New York. Pelham borders the Bronx and the City of Mount Vernon which is home to historic Saint Paul’s Church, which many credit as being the birthplace of the Bill of Rights. If you have been contacted by the Pelham Police, or if you have been arrested in Pelham New York, contact our Pelham criminal attorneys and let us help you.

Our Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers are part of a legal team which includes forensic experts, private investigators with law enforcement backgrounds, and seasoned attorneys. As a Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyer, Mayo Bartlett is fully familiar with the procedures of the Pelham Court. In fact, Mayo Bartlett was a Pelham prosecutor for several years when he worked in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

Our Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers 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 our Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers immediately so that we may help you effectively resolve the case while preserving your ability to complete your education. We will consider the collateral consequences of your case instead of simply pursuing the most expedient resolution of your case.

Criminal cases are among the least understood legal matters a person can face. Often, criminal 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. As Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers, we are uniquely prepared to address these nuances.

We are a Westchester 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 Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers handle all kinds of criminal cases in the Pelham Justice Court, and in surrounding Westchester County 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 CrimeSex Crimes, and even Murder.

We provide representation in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

We also have a Vehicle and Traffic practice. We represent clients with traffic tickets including but not limited to:

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 Francisco, 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 Pelham Criminal Defense Lawyers at 914-224-3086 or at during normal business hours, and 24 hours in the event of an emergency.

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