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New York’s Family Law Related Criminal Defense Attorneys

We Combine our Experience in Family Court, as Your Criminal Case Correlates to Family Legal Issues

If you are charged with a crime as it relates to your family law or domestic proceeding, it is important that you take prompt action to ensure that your family get the best possible result. Many times, there are criminal charges that are linked to a family law or divorce, which can carry extreme consequences in both courts. As New York's premier divorce law firm, we have seen criminal charges adversely affect the results of divorce and child custody proceedings.

Peter L. Cedeno & Associates P.C. is committed to providing you with the best options to consider, while developing strategic criminal defense that incorporates your family law issues.

We will fight for your freedom and protect your rights in family court.

A criminal conviction can have lifelong consequences on your ability to provide for your family. Having charges brought against you by a spouse, domestic partner or co-parent can negatively affect the results of your divorce or other family court legal issues.

Now is the time to seek the best guidance, from a skilled Family Law and Criminal Defense attorney to build the best possible defense, while mitigating the effects on your family law or divorce case.

Do not settle for a court appointed criminal defense lawyer. Contact Peter L. Cedeno & Associates P.C. today for your free and fully confidential consultation.

Experience. Guidance. Results.

The most common criminal charges that are related to family law or divorce cases include:

- Failure to Pay Child Support - if you have been ordered to pay child support, and violate that order, you can face jail time. Your wages or bank accounts can be garnished, or property seized. Your professional license can be revoked as well.

- Violation of Order of Protection - the most common crime related to domestic violence charges. Your divorce and child custody case will certainly be affected if convicted. These orders can be temporary or permanent.

- Domestic Violence & Abuse - conviction can lead to jail time, mandatory counseling, loss of professional license and the ability to legally own a firearm.

All too often, we see domestic violence and abuse allegations as attempts by a spouse or co-parent to take revenge for some perceived misbehavior, or to gain an advantage in a divorce or custody battle. One spouse or co-parent may intentionally start a confrontation and then exaggerate or even fabricate the story entirely. And sometimes, a domestic disturbance can just get out of control. Either way, when the police are called, it's a critical point in a couples relationship which can have lasting effects.

As both family law and criminal defense attorneys, we examine each person's credibility, coupled with the police report and testimony of witnesses, to develop a strategic defense to prevent a conviction and jail time, as well as taking into consideration the effects on the divorce or custody case.

Take Action - Contact Us Immediately for a Free and Confidential Consultation.

If you have been charged with a crime as it relates to your divorce, custody or other family court issue, then you need a law firm that can handle both sides of your case. There's too much at stake, so don't face your criminal charges alone or rely on a court appointed attorney.

Peter L. Cedeno & Associates, located in downtown Manhattan and we serve New Yorkers throughout the metropolitan area in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, and on Long Island. Call us today for a free, no hassle case evaluation.

Contact our firm today, by calling us 646-475-3656 to arrange a free consultation.

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