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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Ulster County, New York, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Ulster County, New York should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Thomas Joseph Melanson

Thomas Joseph Melanson
Melanson Law Office P.c.
273 Wall St Ste 202
Kingston, NY 12401-3817
Licensed for 17 years, Thomas Joseph Melanson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Peter Cordovano

Peter Cordovano
Peter M. Cordovano, P.C.
1 North Roberts Road
Highland, NY 12528
Licensed for 35 years, Peter Cordovano is a Workers Compensation and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melvin Thomas Higgins

Melvin Thomas Higgins
Melvin T. Higgins, Esq.
195 Wall St
Kingston, NY 12401-4517
Licensed for 50 years, Melvin Thomas Higgins is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Albany Law School... read more >

Cappy Weiner

Cappy Weiner
Law Office Of Cappy Weiner
1 Albany Ave
Kingston, NY 12401
Licensed for 34 years, Cappy Weiner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Drake University Law School... read more >

Jeremiah Flaherty

Jeremiah Flaherty
Jeremiah Flaherty
6123 US-209
Kerhonkson, NY 12446
Licensed for 44 years, Jeremiah Flaherty is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brooklyn Law School... read more >

Kevin Frank Richards

Kevin Frank Richards
Kevin F. Richards Attorney At Law Pllc
PO BOX 1201
Kingston, NY 12402
Licensed for 6 years, Kevin Frank Richards is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended Albany Law School... read more >

Andrew I Kossover

Andrew I Kossover
Kossover Law Offices, L.l.p.
40 Main St
New Paltz, NY 12561
Licensed for 43 years, Andrew I Kossover is a Local Government Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Vermont... read more >

Russell A Schindler

Russell A Schindler
Russell A. Schindler
245 Wall St
Kingston, NY 12401-3837
Licensed for 37 years, Russell A Schindler is a Local Government Law and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Boston University School of Law... read more >
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NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

NYSACDL is dedicated to creating a strong, well-trained defense bar to protect the rights of the accused while providing support and education to criminal defense lawyers.


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