Peekskill City Court

The City of Peekskill occupies 6 square miles in northwestern Westchester County, New York. It has a population of 25,000. Peekskill High School was ranked among the top 5% of high schools nationally based on the graduation ratio and students taking Advanced Placement Tests. Actor Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill. The Wizard of Ox author L. Frank Baum is thought to have drawn inspiration from a yellow brick road in Peekskill. Crayola originated in Peekskill. WHUD radio is also located there.

The crime rate in Peekskill is 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 10. The U.S. average is 3. By comparison, New York City rates a 6. Peekskill has its own police force and court. It is also served by the New York State and Westchester County Police Departments. The Peekskill 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. The courthouse is located as follows:

Peekskill City Court, 2 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566, (914) 737-3405.

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 his decades of legal experience. Mr. Altman offers free telephone consultations.