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Criminal Defense

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Criminal Defense

Have you been arrested or charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime? At the law offices of Garvey Cushner & Associates PLLC, we understand the lasting effects of a criminal conviction, and we fight hard to defend our clients. The attorneys of Garvey Cushner & Associates are familiar with the inner workings of the criminal justice and court systems. We use that knowledge to stay one step ahead. The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates expertise in criminal law and criminal defense will help you get the best possible outcome. You have the right to a qualified, dedicated criminal defense attorney. Hiring a criminal defense lawyer is something most people will not worry about until the unthinkable happens. The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates areas of expertise in criminal law includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:


It is very important that you contact Garvey Cushner & Associates as soon as possible after being charged with a DWI. Depending on your circumstance you will need a strong attorney to keep you driving, if possible, and to present your case in court. The difference between a strong DWI defense and a weak one can mean the difference between a permanent criminal record, and no record at all. The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates will also address any fines you are charged and any jail time that you may face.

Driving Offenses

Reckless driving, driving without insurance, leaving the scene of an accident are all charges that can easily result in a criminal conviction. The law offices of Garvey Cushner & Associates will examine and challenge all aspects of the prosecutions case in order to ensure that all of your rights are protected.

Larceny Charges

Larceny charges are on the rise in New York state. Being charged with the crime of larceny can lead to a significant jail term, fines, restitution and the loss of employment. If you have been charged with such a crime, or have even been questioned about such a crime, DON'T WAIT! Call Garvey Cushner & Associates for a consultation immediately.


The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates' knowledge of New York state law and the local courts will be a benefit to you in your shoplifting case. A good criminal defense lawyer is a must to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.

Drug Cases

Drug charges are extremely serious in New York state. The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates have the expertise to fight on your behalf. The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates knowledge of New York and federal laws has been applied in this area to help many of our clients secure reduced sentences as well as win cases outright for dismissal.


If it is important that you have a lawyer who is familiar with burglary charges, the lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates are the attorneys you should call in the New York area.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a very serious charge in New York state and you need an attorney that can help fight these charges aggressively. The lawyers of Garvey Cushner & Associates will handle your case to ensure the best possible outcome in court.

When you hire the law offices of Garvey Cushner & Associates to defend you against a charge of violating state or federal law, we will conduct a thorough investigation of the facts and circumstances of your arrest. We will look at whether police or law enforcement officers had probable cause to make any search or seizure and subsequent arrest, and whether you were correctly advised of your Miranda rights when taken into custody. If your property was taken from you, we will make sure the search and seizure was legal. We will also question all potential witnesses and review police reports so that we can identify any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, including issues involving the reliability or credibility of testimony against you.

In addition to criminal matters, the law offices of Garvey Cushner & Associates can represent you in any traffic court matter, and in any quasi-criminal matter; such as an administrative hearing before a school committee, municipality, or union.

If you want the best possible outcome, and you are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable criminal attorney to defend you, please call Garvey Cushner & Associates. The initial consultation is completely free. We accept all forms of payments including all major credit cards.

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We at Garvey Cushner & Associates know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations for most cases to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget. Call our law office at (914) 946-2200 or kindly complete the form on our Contact page to schedule a free consultation.


Criminal Defense Specialists


▸ Driving Offenses

▸ Larceny Charges

▸ Shoplifting & Theft

▸ Drug Cases

▸ Burglary

▸ Domestic Violence

▸ Other criminal Matters