White Plains City Court

The City of White Plains is located in south-central Westchester County about 25 miles north of New York City. It has a population of 57,000. White Plains is the county seat for Westchester and a significant suburban shopping center. The city features two indoor malls, the Galleria and The Westchester. The Westchester County Supreme and Surrogate’s Courts and a branch of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York are all located in White Plains. Many large companies are based in the City, including Starwood Hotels, ITT Corporation and Ichan Enterprises. Pace University and its Law School, Mercy College, The College of Westchester and Berkeley College are all found in here. There are also three hospitals in White Plains, Burke Rehabilitation, St. Agnes and White Plains Hospitals.

The crime rate in White Plains is 3.5 on a scale of 1 to 10. Lower means less crime. The United States average is 3. By comparison, New York City rates a 6.. White Plains has its own police department and court. It is also served by the New York State and Westchester County Police Departments. The White Plains 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:

White Plains City Court, 77 South Lexington Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601-2514, (914) 824-5675.

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.