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A Review of the Long Island Criminal Courts from a Long Island Criminal Lawyer.
Often people refer to Long Island as if it is one jurisdiction. However, what people believe to be Long Island is rather Nassau County and Suffolk County. They represent two separate Counties and each has its own Criminal Court. Thus, it's incumbent on you to hire a Long Island Criminal Lawyer that is skilled and knowledgeable in both Nassau County and Suffolk County Criminal Courts. Moreover, each County has its own series of town and village courts that can deal with misdemeanors and traffic violations. But for the purposes of this article we will stay within the jurisdiction of each County's Criminal Courts.
The Office of the District Attorney of Nassau County takes Crime very seriously. In Fact the prosecution of Nassau County DWI cases was highlighted on the CBS television show 60 minutes. But Nassau County doesn't stop there. On their website they promote enforcement which leads to catching perpetrators of: Insurance Fraud, Medicaid Fraud, Economic Crimes (including bank fraud and stock fraud) Sex abuse, and possession and distribution of drugs. Therefore, having a Long Island Criminal Lawyer with experience in dealing with theses types of crimes is an invaluable aid in fighting criminal charges in this Long Island Court. At Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC we can guide you through the tough legal terrain as well as represent your interests at this difficult time. If you are charged with a crime or are under the cloud of a criminal investigation your rights need to be protected. Call us at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW for a free consultation.
The Eastern part of Long Island is where Suffolk County is located and the Suffolk County Criminal Court is a tough jurisdiction if you've been charged with a crime. The Office of the Suffolk County District Attorney has been quite aggressive over the past several years. They've taken on some high profile defendants such as The Rockville Centre Archdiocese. The District Attorney began an investigation looking into allegations of Sex abuse. Moreover, the District Attorneys there pursued an insurance fraud investigation with the state of Florida. These are in addition to the strict DWI , domestic violence, drug possession (including cocaine and marijuana) and distribution policies that are currently in place. If you have been charged with a crime in Suffolk County, you need a Long Island Criminal Lawyer who is aggressive and knowledgeable and who is familiar with the Long Island Criminal Courts. Each Criminal Lawyer in our office is dedicated and skilled. We pride ourselves on being able to patiently listen to our clients and, thereby, help them attain their goals. If you've been charged with Domestic Violence, a Sex Crime, Gun Possession, a drug charge, DWI, Computer Crime, Assault or a Traffic Misdemeanor, you can schedule a free confidential consultation to discuss your criminal case with one of our Long Island Criminal Lawyers. Call Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW.