Yorktown Town Court

The town of Yorktown is a suburb of New York City located in the north-central region of Westchester County, 38 miles north of the City. It is composed of the hamlets of Mohegan Lake, Shrub Oak, Jefferson Valley, Crompond and Yorktown Heights. It borders Putnam County to the north, the Town of Somers to the east, the Town of Cortlandt to the west and the Town of New Castle to the south.

Yorktown was incorporated in 1788 and is roughly 40 square miles with a population of about 38,000. Notable features include the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, the home of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Teatown Lake Reservation, the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and the Jefferson Valley Mall. Yorktown has its own police force, but it is also patrolled by the New York State and Westchester County Police. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the least crime, the crime index in Yorktown is 2, compared with the United States in general, which is 3. Yorktown has one central courthouse located as follows:

Yorktown Town (Justice) Court, 295 Crompond Road (Rte. 202), Yorktown Heights, New York, 10598, (914) 962-6260.

It handles primarily criminal cases, but also hears landlord and tenant disputes, traffic matters and small claims. A typical criminal calendar includes matters such as DWI and DUI, petit larceny, assault, harassment, trespass, unlicensed operation and drug possession.

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.