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Were you charged with a crime? If so, you need a competent Manhattan criminal defense lawyer in your corner who can effectively fight for your rights and future. Fortunately, you have come to the right place. Contact Vasiliou Law today to schedule your free case evaluation with our seasoned criminal defense law firm. We are on your side, and we always will be.

Criminal Defense Lawyer | Serving Clients in Manhattan

Vasiliou Law handles a wide range of criminal matters on behalf of our clients, including the following, to name a few:

General Information About Manhattan

Manhattan is a borough and county in New York City, located near the southern tip of New York State and mostly on Manhattan Island. It is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest in the world by urban landmass, and the cultural, financial, media, and entertainment capital of the world. It hosts the United Nations headquarters and the global art market. It has many famous landmarks, tourist attractions, museums, and universities. It is one of the most densely populated, wealthiest, and geographically diverse areas in the U.S.

If you are facing criminal charges in Manhattan, you need to know about the local court system. Manhattan has several courts that handle different types of criminal cases, such as:

  • The New York County Criminal Court: This court handles misdemeanors and violations, such as traffic offenses, petty theft, assault, and drug possession. The court has two locations: 100 Centre Street and 346 Broadway.
  • The New York County Supreme Court: This court handles felonies, such as murder, rape, robbery, and burglary. The court also handles appeals from the Criminal Court. The court is located at 100 Centre Street.
  • The New York County Family Court: This court handles cases involving juveniles who are accused of committing crimes or who are in need of supervision. The court also handles cases involving child abuse, neglect, custody, visitation, and support. The court is located at 60 Lafayette Street.
  • The New York County Drug Treatment Court: This court offers an alternative to incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders who are willing to undergo treatment and supervision. The court is located at 100 Centre Street.

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If you’ve been charged with a crime, the time to act is now. Contact a seasoned Manhattan criminal defense lawyer from Vasiliou Law today.

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