A critical stage of a criminal defense case is being released from jail while your trial is pending. This is known as being “bailed” or “bonded” out of jail. Bail is the fee a defendant must pay in order to stay out of jail, whereas a bond is posted by someone else on the defendant’s behalf. The bail or...
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D’Emilia Law is comprised of NYC Criminal Defense Lawyers with over 40 years of combined legal experience. Founders Paul D’Emilia and Kendra Monte earned reputations as two of New York State’s trailblazing prosecutors. They now use their fierce courtroom advocacy, negotiating skills, and intricate legal knowledge in the criminal defense of clients accused of felonies and misdemeanors. D’Emilia Law has secured countless favorable results on behalf of clients, from complete dismissals to severely reduced charges. They defend those accused of any type of crime, state or federal, in New York and the United States.
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It is important to understand how proposed reforms from the White House can impact current and future NY criminal defendants at the local, state and federal levels. As seasoned NYC criminal defense lawyers, D’Emilia Law is taking note of new approaches to drug crimes and sentencing – which often go...
The NYC Criminal Defense lawyers of D’Emilia Law saw firsthand how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted New York’s legal and judicial system. Its impact on the ability to conduct a speedy trial is one of D’Emilia Law’s top concerns, as many clients’ cases were affected. If you were (or are) criminally charged...
Federal charges are extremely serious, and often mandate long prison sentences if convicted. But the complexities of the case and the charges did not deter the D’Emilia Law team. Case negotiations lasted for more than a year. Each of the defendants faced multiple years in prison.
D’Emilia Law certainly overcame the odds, and was able to successfully reduce the most serious charge – attempted murder. Many other charges were reduced as well.
After months of legal proceedings and negotiations, federal prosecutors dismissed all charges against the client, whose reputation and business remained untainted thanks to the defense prowess of D’Emilia Law.
Though it was a lengthy process and required substantial communication between our firm, the client and the prosecutor, we were able to convince the Westchester DA to dismiss our client’s felony charge and take jail time off the table.