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New York City Criminal Defense Overview

Each year over 400,000 people are arrested in New York City. An experienced New York City Criminal Defense lawyer is necessary to protect your rights. Each county in New York City handles cases differently. In fact, each District Attorney's office have different policies prosecuting the same crimes. The NYPD has various different units that make arrests and help the prosecutors bring the cases to court.

Prosecutors in New York City are some of the best in the country. Because of the fact that they prosecute hundreds of cases, they are experts in their specific area of prosecution. It is because of this that you need to have a former prosecutor in your corner. Mr. Discioarro spent nearly five years as a prosecutor and knows how the system works. A criminal conviction can have devastating effects of your life. Should you plead guilty? Should you go to trial? Should you testify in your own defense?

These are questions that can only be answered by consultation with an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney. If you have been charged with a crime in either state or federal court, contact the Law Offices of Michael S. Discioarro, and put experience on your side.