Kingston Criminal Defense Attorney

The effects of a criminal conviction can be felt long after the fines and court costs have been paid or after the jail time has been served. Your personal and professional life and your reputation in the community can all be damaged. Even your basic civil liberties to vote or own a firearm can be impacted. If you have been arrested for a criminal offense in New York state, you need to take swift action to get an experienced, aggressive and successful criminal defense lawyer on your side. Attorney John DeGasperis of Basch & Keegan in Kingston has represented people charged with felonies and misdemeanors in state and federal courts throughout upstate New York, and he is the one to call on when you need help.

Your Attorney Stands up for Your Rights and Fights for You

Without an attorney, you are basically at the mercy of the legal system. Having a lawyer on your side can ensure that your rights are protected and that you are treated fairly by the criminal justice system. John DeGasperis can discuss your case with you and let you know what to expect, so that you can make an informed decision about your representation. Mr. DeGasperis will use all available strategies and defenses to get you the best result possible in your situation, whether that be a dismissal or reduction of charges, or an alternative sentence such as probation or community service. If you choose to take your case to trial, John DeGasperis is an experienced civil and criminal trial lawyer who will provide strong, effective trial advocacy and work toward an acquittal, not guilty verdict or other favorable resolution.

Let us help you if you have been arrested for any New York state or federal misdemeanor or felony offense, including:

• Disorderly Conduct
• Possession of Marijuana
• Drug Charges
• Weapons Offenses
• Theft Offenses
• Assault & Violent Crime
• Homicide/Murder

Call Basch & Keegan before you do anything else

The most important thing you can do to help yourself after an arrest is to call an experienced criminal defense attorney. You know you have the right to remain silent, but we cannot stress how important it is to you to exercise this right. The police are trained to get you to make inconsistent or contradictory statements that make you look guilty even when you aren’t. Before you answer any questions, request to speak to a lawyer and then call attorney John DeGasperis at (845) 338-8884. Mr. DeGasperis frequently appears in courts throughout Ulster County and surrounding areas and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If calling Basch & Keegan after hours, listen to the voice message for Mr. DeGasperis’ cell phone number. We are here to help you, and the sooner you call us, the more we can help.