Protecting New York College Students Against Criminal Charges
College is a time in life when young people begin to grow up. Experiencing freedom for the first time, it is not uncommon for college students to behave irrationally and to get into some legal trouble. However normal or common this situation is, it is still frightening. If you are a college student who has been arrested in Manhattan, the most important thing you can do is contact us right away. Do not let one mistake in college destroy your entire future.
At Bekoff, Feinman, Lo Piccolo & Kauffman, P.C., we represent New York college students in all types of criminal defense matters. Our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to help you out of this situation and minimize the damage it could have on your future. We provide strong defense for college students against charges that include:
- Disorderly conduct
- Drug possession
- Sexual assault
- Assault and battery and other violent crimes
You Have Rights
Although you probably feel powerless after an arrest, remember: You have rights. Call an attorney right away before giving any statement to the police or anyone else. A trusted lawyer can help you avoid saying things that could make your situation worse. Let us guide you through the process.
The School Board
In addition to the legal defense, it is likely that you will have to answer to the school board. Some students can face expulsion when charged or convicted of a crime. Our attorneys can help you make a strong case to the school board to not revoke your status as a student.