Mount Vernon City Court

Mount Vernon is a city in southern Westchester County on the border with the Bronx. It occupies 4.5 square miles with a population of 68,000. It is the eighth most populous city in New York State. The population is very diverse. 98 different nationalities are represented in the city, including a significant number from Brazil. About one in ten persons is of Brazilian descent. Mount Vernon Hospital is renown throughout the northeast for its Chronic Wound Treatment and Hyperbaric Center.

The crime rate in Mount Vernon is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10. One is the least crime. The U.S. average is 3. For comparison, the Crime Rate in New York City is also 6. Mount Vernon has its own police department and court. It is also served by the New York State and Westchester County Police Departments. The Mount Vernon City Court handles mostly criminal and traffic matters. It also has jurisdiction over landlord and tenant disputes, building code violations and small claims. A typical criminal calendar includes matters such as DWI and DUI, petit larceny, assault, harassment, trespass, unlicensed operation and drug possession. It is located as follows:

Mount Vernon City Court, 2 Roosevelt Square East, Mt Vernon, NY 10550-2022, (914) 665-2400.

If you are a suspect or arrested for a crime it is vital that you obtain legal representation as soon as possible. Most offenders in the local courts are new to the criminal justice system and have no idea how it works. They are typically intimidated by the police and completely unaware of their rights or how to exercise them. The Law Office of Jared Altman can assist you throughout every stage of the proceeding. Criminal defense attorney Jared Altman is thoroughly experienced and will personally handle the details of your criminal or DWI case from its initial investigation through trial and appeal if warranted. He will assert your rights and ensure that you are afforded every benefit the criminal justice system can be made to offer an accused.

So please contact Mr. Altman by either email or phone. Take advantage of decades of legal experience. Mr. Altman offers free telephone consultations.