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You are faced with an important legal issue or dispute, and you want a New York lawyer with experience and a well-earned reputation for successful results in that area of the law. Knowing that is the easy part. Choosing the right law firm to be your champion is the difficult part.

You want zealous advocates who are not afraid to fight. You want a law firm that has the resources to compete against the opposition of a large insurance company or corporation. You want a firm with a proven track record of results.

With the experienced legal team at Larkin, Ingrassia & Brown, LLP on your side, you will have all of these things working for you and more. Who are we? In short, we are a full-service firm offering clients effective, high-quality legal services for matters involving personal injury, criminal defense, DWI defense, family law, business, real estate, estate planning and probate law.

Our resources include a diverse, dedicated team of New York DWI attorneys with complementary areas of expertise and skills. Our support, and the more than 200 years of combined legal experience our legal team has to draw from, will enable you to feel confident that your legal concerns are in good hands. Whatever challenges lie ahead, your legal team has what it takes to overcome them.

Call 845-234-4852 Toll Free: 877-278-5062 to speak with our Personal Injury, Divorce & DWI Defense Lawyers in Newburgh & Middletown

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As much as we are proud of our reputation and the results we have achieved for previous clients, no lawyer or law firm can guarantee you a successful result in advance. What we can promise you is that whatever your legal issues or needs, our firm will provide the personal attention you deserve and will spare no amount of effort or resources to achieve the results you seek.

Our team of attorneys and staff are down-to-earth yet professional in every sense of the word. In other words, we will always be accessible and available to you whenever you need us, and, we will always be prepared to fight aggressively on your behalf.

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  • Not Guilty Verdict for Driving While Using a Cell Phone
    John Ingrassia recently obtained a not guilty verdict after a trial where his client was charged with operating a motor vehicle while using a hand held mobile device.
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  • DWI Results Ruled Inadmissible
    John Ingrassia recently won a DWI suppression hearing after the Court determined that the arresting police officer did not have probable cause to arrest his client.
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  • All Charges Dismissed
    In February 2015, John Ingrassia persuaded prosecutors to dismiss all charges following a suppression hearing in a local Justice Court.
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  • Suppression Order Obtained for DWI Arrest
    John Ingrassia recently successfully obtained a suppression order suppressing all evidence resulting from his client's arrest for DWI.
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  • Father's Rights to Unsupervised Visitation Upheld
    In a recent Decision by the Appellate Division, Second Department, the Firm was successful in defending against an appeal of an Order of the Orange County Family Court which denied a mother's application to reduce a father's visitation with his child to supervised.
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  • Faked Facebook posts cause nightmare for woman
    A man posed as a former co-worker from Middletown to make racist posts on Facebook, and then sent the posts to a social media site dedicated to outing online racists to their employers, creating a real-life nightmare for the woman, her lawyer says.
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  • Andrew H. Baginski Successfully Obtains Modification of Client's Sentence on Appeal
    In a recent Decision and Order from the Appellate Division, Third Department, Andrew H. Baginski, Esq., was successful in appealing his client's sentence of 75 days incarceration for contempt.
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  • John Ingrassia Obtained a Not Guilty Verdict in a DWI Trial
    John Ingrassia's client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and numerous other traffic infractions including passing a red light, making an unsafe lane change, refusing to provide a preliminary breath test and failing to signal within 100 feet of turning.
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  • Criminal Contempt Charge Dismissed
    John Ingrassia was able to persuade prosecutors to dismiss a criminal contempt charge whereby his client was alleged to have violated a court's order of protection in favor of a complainant.
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  • DWI Charges Dismissed in Tuxedo Justice Court
    John Ingrassia successfully argued to the Court prior to trial that Police errors in drafting the accusatory instrument rendered the charges defective requiring dismissal.
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  • Milana Tepermayster successful in obtaining favorable disability pension decision
    In a recent Decision and Order from Orange County Supreme Court, Milana Tepermayster, Esq., was successful in obtaining a favorable decision for a client with respect to Husband's disability pension.
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  • Milana Tepermayster successful in defending a application for contempt
    In a recent Decision, Milana Tepermayster, Esq., was successful in defending an application for contempt, which was seeking, among other things, a payment of attorney fees for allegedly failing to abide by the parties' Stipulation of Settlement.
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  • Judge Rules Client Overpaid Child Support Payments
    The firm was recently successful in obtaining a favorable outcome for our client in connection with a Support Decision and Order from Family Court which directed a credit in child support overpayments for our client against future payments of...
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  • Child Care Expenses Deemed Unreasonable
    In a recent decision, a Family Court Judge upheld the findings of a Support Magistrate, in a matter where the custodial parent submitted child care expenses that were not reasonable and the court did not abuse its discretion in rendering reimbursement for a reasonable amount in child care costs instead.
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  • Decision of Lowering Child Support Amount Upheld
    In a recent decision, the firm was successful in arguing that the findings of a Support Magistrate should be upheld. The support order reduced the child support amount and deviated from the CSSA statutory formula percentages in a matter where the subject child was...
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  • John Ingrassia Gets Evidence Suppressed as a Result of Not Having Probable Cause
    March 2014: After a suppression hearing John Ingrassia successfully argued to the Court that the police did not have probable cause to arrest his client for DWI.
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  • John Ingrassia and Daniel Jackson Obtain Dismissal of Two DWI Charges
    Feb. 2014: John Ingrassia and Daniel Jackson successfully teamed up to argue that the accusatory instruments charging their client with DWI was defective. As a result, the Court dismissed two DWI charges.
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  • John Ingrassia Obtains Dismissal of Two Counts of DWI
    Feb. 2014: John Ingrassia obtained the dismissal of 2 counts of DWI against his client due to the fact that she had been denied a speedy trial after excessive delay.
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  • John Ingrassia Gets Felony Assault Charge Adjourned in Contemplation of ACD
    Jan 2014: John Ingrassia successfully persuaded a Prosecutor's office to adjourn in contemplation of dismissal (ACD) a felony assault charge against a police officer who allegedly assaulted a subject in custody.
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  • Craig Stephen Brown Authors Chapter of Book "Inside The Minds – Strategies For Defending DWI Cases in New York" Learn More
  • New Associate: Lauren Ludvigsen
    The law firm of Larkin, Ingrassia & Brown, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Lauren Ludvigsen to the position of associate attorney in the Matrimonial/Family Court Department.
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  • DWI Trial Yields Reduced Charges
    John Ingrassia recently obtained a verdict after trial to a reduced charge of Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol, a non-criminal violation.
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  • Partner Lectures in Syracuse, NY
    On November 2, 2013, John Ingrassia lectured at a Continual Legal Education Seminar Sponsored by the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers on DWI Defense related topics in Syracuse, NY. Mr. Ingrassia is a frequently sought after lecturer by a variety of bar associations.
  • Client Released From Jail Pending Appeal
    John Ingrassia and Andrew Baginski obtained an Order to Show Cause from the Appellate Division, Third Department releasing a client from Sullivan County Jail pending appeal. Learn More
  • Court Directed The County To Produce 911 Tapes
    In July of 2013, the Firm was successful in obtaining an Order from the Family Court directing the County to produce the 911 tapes during an alleged incident on behalf of a client named in an abuse and neglect petition.
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  • Craig Stephen Brown Has Been Selected As A Member Of The LEADERSHIP ORANGE CLASS OF 2014
    The Leadership Orange program is a 10-month program that addresses issues and topics important to Orange County residents and businesses.
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  • Child Support Decision Remanded
    The firm was successful in remanding a Decision and Order rendered by Support Magistrate in failing to order child support for two children to parents who shared joint legal custody but where the mother had primary physical custody.
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  • Various Abuse Charges Dismissed
    The Firm was successful in dismissing the Mother's frivolous Family Offense Petition filed in Family Court, wherein she alleged that Father was abusing the parties' two minor children and wherein the Court suspended Father's visitation at the time of filing of the Petition...
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  • Father Granted Extended and Unsupervised Visitation
    The firm was successful in obtaining a Decision and Order which allowed the Father six (6) weeks of extended and unsupervised visitation with the minor child during the summer vacation.
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  • Divorce Action Dismissed
    The firm was successful in filing an application seeking to dismiss a divorce action pending in New York State where both parties resided in the State of North Carolina, but where the Husband, who was an officer of the military, argued that he was domiciled in New York and therefore, New York had jurisdiction over the divorce matter.
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  • DWI Conviction Reversed
    John Ingrassia obtained a reversal for a client who had been convicted of Driving with a Blood Alcohol of .08 or greater (DWI Per Se).
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  • DWI Charges Reduced
    John Ingrassia recently obtained a verdict of guilty for Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol in a local Justice Court in Orange County.
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  • DWI Charges Dismissed
    In November, 2012, Craig Stephen Brown was able to secure a dismissal of all charges against his client who originally was charged with two misdemeanor counts of Driving While Intoxicated, and the two traffic violations of turning without using a signal and failure to keep right. The client was arrested in April, 2011.
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  • Department of Social Services Report Amended to Unfounded
    On October of 2012, Milana Tepermayster obtained a favorable decision in amending the Department of Social Services finding of an indicated report against a client.
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  • DMV Decision Revoked
    In September 2012, an Article 78 Petition filed by Kathleen Wells successfully resulted in the Department of Motor Vehicles agreeing to the reversal of their decision to revoke a driver's license for allegedly refusing to submit to a breath test.
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  • Firm Settles Claim for STD Case
    In the context of a divorce action, in September 2012 the firm settled a claim on behalf of a client whose husband, a physician, had failed to disclose to her that he was infected with the herpes virus, with the result that she became infected with the virus, which is incurable.
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  • Firm Settles Injury Case Under the Montreal Convention
    In March 2012 the firm settled a personal injury action in federal court in White Plains for a woman who had tripped and fallen on a jetway at Newark Airport while returning home after an international flight. The case was governed by the Montreal Convention...
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  • John Ingrassia Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2012 By National Trial Lawyers Association
    John Ingrassia has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country by the National Trial Lawyers Association for 2012. This is the second consecutive year Mr. Ingrassia has been so honored.
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  • DWAI Conviction Overturned In Court Of Appeals
    In January 2012, Kathleen Wells successfully argued an appeal before our state's highest court. Her victory in the Court of Appeals not only resulted in the reversal of her client's DWAI conviction, but also changed New York Law relative to DUI arrests.
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  • Appellate Arguments Prevailed
    Kathleen Wells' success streak continues! In December 2011 and February 2012, Kathleen won two separate cases in the Appellate Term of the Second Department for the 9th and 10th Judicial Districts. In each case, the trial courts had suppressed evidence to be used against her clients.
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  • Motion To Deny Evidence Won
    In July of 2011, Kathleen Wells won a motion that resulted in the Orange County District Attorney's office not being able to enter into evidence at a murder trial more than 40 bad acts allegedly committed by her client.
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  • Adoption Process Continues
    In June 2012, Kathleen Wells received a winning decision after trial from the Sullivan County Family Court. The decision allows her clients to proceed with the adoption of the child they have raised since birth despite the absentee biological father's attempt to stop the adoption.
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  • Appeal Successfully Defended
    In June 2012, the Firm obtained an Order from the Appellate Division, Second Department affirming a denial of temporary child support during the pendency of a divorce action.
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  • Rape Charges Dismissed
    John Ingrassia was able to secure a dismissal of all charges against his client who was originally charged with Rape in the 1st degree and thereafter charged with Criminal Contempt in the 1st degree and Assault 3rd degree all involving the same complainant in June 2012.
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  • Not Guilty Of Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI)
    In June 2012, John Ingrassia obtained a not guilty verdict after trial for his client charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol (DWAI) Mr. Ingrassia's cross examination of the arresting police officer and breath test operator established that his client's condition...
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  • Partner Speaks At Syracuse University College Of Law
    JI spoke at a Continuing Legal Education Seminar at Syracuse University College of Law on 4-28-12 on behalf of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
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  • Both Parents Share In College Expenses
    In April 2012- the Firm successfully overturned a determination of a Family Court Judge that a parent was not required to contribute to the college costs for the parties' child at a private University.
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  • Reduction of Child Support Payments
    Milana Tepermayster was successful in obtaining a Decision and Order in Orange County Family Court modifying a child support order which obligated a non-custodial father to pay over $500.00 a month in child support to $50.00 a month.
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  • Court Denies Out of State Relocation
    Dana Loiacono successfully represented the Respondent/Father in a petition filed in Orange County Family Court by the Petitioner/Mother seeking to relocate to the State of Florida. After a hearing, the Judge denied the Mother’s petition to relocate.
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  • Court Allows Name Changes
    Dana Loiacono represented a mother seeking to legally change her children’s surnames. After a hearing in the Orange County Supreme Court, the Court granted the petition and allowed the children’s names to be changed.
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  • DWI Charge Dismissed
    The District Attorney's office dismissed a DWI charge against our client. Larkin, Ingrassia & Brown, LLP attorneys had previously successfully moved for suppression of all evidence obtained as a result of our client's arrest. The Trial Court's suppression order was upheld on appeal and as a result...
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  • Not Guilty Verdict on Felony DWI
    John Ingrassia obtained a not guilty verdict of all charges contained in an indictment after a trial in Orange County Court. Mr. Ingrassia's client was found not guilty of a Felony charge of Driving While Intoxicated and not guilty of the charge of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
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  • DWAI Felony Charge Dismissed
    John Ingrassia obtained the dismissal of a Felony charge of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
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  • Evidence Suppressed in DWI Arrest
    John Ingrassia and another Firm Attorney teamed up to persuade a Justice in a Local Criminal Court to suppress all evidence derived as a result of a DWI arrest. Mr Ingrassia's cross examination of NY State Troopers at a pre trial suppression hearing established that the Troopers did not have reasonable cause...
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  • 2010 - Couple Compensated for Faulty Swimming Pool Installation.
    Paul Teutul Sr. can not make Paul Teutul Jr. to sell his 20 percent interest in Orange County Choppers Holding Inc., as determined by an appeals court ruling.
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  • 2010 - Paul Teutul Jr. Wins Appeal Against Orange County Choppers Holding Inc.
    John Ingrassia and Raymond Raiche were successful in bringing a small claims petition on behalf of a husband and wife homeowner against a swimming pool company from whom they purchased an above ground pool...
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  • 2010 - Hiring A Lawyer For Loan Modification Assistance
    Homeowner’s behind in their mortgage can sometimes benefit from hiring a lawyer to try to modify their loan and advert foreclosure.
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  • 2010 - Marijuana Charges Dismissed
    August 2010 - John Ingrassia was able to work out a very favorable plea bargain with the prosecutor's office and the local justice court in Orange County. After our client was stopped for speeding by police, the officer detected odor of marijuana and the driver admitted to having recently consumed marijuana.
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  • 2010 - Felony Grand Larceny and Conspiracy charges yield Probation and Community Service
    On August 24, 2010 Bryan Dunn was sentenced to 300 hours of community service and 5 years of probation for his part in a million-dollar Walmart theft ring.
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  • 2010 - John Ingrassia Presents a DWI CLE Program
    On July 29, 2010, John Ingrassia and another Firm Attorney presented a teleconference Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program for attorneys entitled "New York DWI Update - What You Need to Know"
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  • 2010 - John Ingrassia Authors Chapter of Book "Inside the Minds - Trial Techniques for Criminal Cases"
    John Ingrassia authored a chapter entitled "The Defense Attorney as Investigator: Uncovering Evidence to Defend Your Client's Case" in the book "Inside the Minds - Trial Techniques For Criminal Cases" by Aspatore Publishing.
  • 2010 - Aggravated DWI and DWI Charges Dismissed
    In a July 2010 trial, John Ingrassia obtained dismissals on charges of Aggravated DWI and DWI in return for a guilty plea of Reckless Driving.
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  • 2010 - DWAI Case Dismissed in the Town of Montgomery
    John Ingrassia was successful in a July 2010 trial and DWAI charges against our client were dropped in the Town of Montgomery.
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  • 2010 - Two DWI Charges Dismissed Due to Speedy Trial Rights Violations
    On July 20, 2010, John Ingrassia obtained dismissals on two separate DWI cases in a local Justice Court. The dismissals were based on Mr. Ingrassia successfully arguing that the delay in bringing his clients to trial violated their Speedy Trial Rights under the New York State Criminal Procedure Law and US Constitution.
  • 2010 - Plea Bargain Accepted Before Murder Trial Starts
    2010 - GOSHEN - James J. Babcock pleaded guilty Friday in Orange County Court to the killing of Elaine Ackerman because he didn't want to risk the possibility of 26 ? years to life in prison for murder.
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  • 2009 - LIB Provides Christmas Gifts for Children
    LIB once again participated in the Ulster County DSS and Ulster County Bar Association "Adopt-A-Star" program to provide Christmas gifts for children who are in foster care in Ulster County.
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  • 2009 - LIB Receives Partner in Justice Award for Probono Service
    On October 28, 2009 the firm of Larkin, Ingrassia & Brown, LLP was awarded the Partner in Justice Award from the Board of Directors of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley/ProBono NY Orange County Committee.
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  • 2009 - Middletown Ny Bar Association Elects Two LIB Attorneys as Officers
    On December 9, 2009 at the Middletown Bar Association Annual Dinner, Larkin, Ingrassia & Brown, LLP had two associates elected to the Executive Board of the Middletown Bar Association (Orange County NY).
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  • 2009 - Not Guilty Verdict on Forcible Rape and Unlawful Imprisonment Charges
    After a week-long jury trial, Craig Stephen Brown and another Firm Attorney obtained a not guilty verdict by an Orange County jury on a case where the client was accused of forcible rape, forcible sexual abuse, and unlawful imprisonment of an acquaintance.
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  • 2009 - Items Suppressed After Declared Illegally Seized in Execution of Search Warrant
    An Orange County Court Judge issued a Decision and Order suppressing credit cards illegally seized during the execution of a search warrant.
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  • 2009 - John Ingrassia Named By Super Lawyers For Criminal Defense: Dui/Dwi
    John Ingrassia has been selected by Super Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in the field of Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI Defense In Upstate New York for 2009.
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  • 2009 - Not Guilty Verdict On Menacing Charges With A Gun
    After a three day jury trial, John Ingrassia recently obtained a not guilty verdict by a Town of Wallkill jury on a case where his client was accused of menacing another individual with a loaded handgun during an alleged incident last year.
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  • 2009 - Jury Awards $804K to Woman in Falldown on Ice Case
    2009 - Our client slipped on ice on a poorly shoveled sidewalk and fractured her ankle. As a result of her diabetic condition she eventually had her leg amputated.
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  • Motorcyclist Awarded Full Policy Limits
    2009 - A motorcyclist was struck by a car that failed to yield the right of way, causing an injury to his leg. The car carried $100,000 insurance limits.
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  • 2009 - Leave to the Court of Appeals Granted
    Kathleen Wells requested leave in a felony sexual abuse case to appeal to the highest court in New York State: the Court of Appeals.
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  • 2009 - Vacating of a client's jail sentence for speeding
    Kathleen Wells appealed a two weekend jail sentence imposed upon an 18 year old for speeding 102 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone.
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  • 2009 - Acquittal in Town of Wawayanda DWI case
    Daniel Jackson won an acquittal for a client charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle in the Town of Wawayanda Justice Court.
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  • 2009 - Reversal of a client's Integrated Domestic Violence Court conviction of Harassment in the 2nd Degree
    This case involved a trial in which a wife accused her husband of Harassment in the Second Degree. At trial, the husband sought to introduce evidence that his wife had previously threatened to "get" him.
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  • 2009 - Acquittal in Town of Cornwall Criminal Mischief case
    Daniel Jackson won an acquittal for a client initially charged with Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree in the Town of Cornwall Justice Court.
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  • 2009 - Two acquittals in Town of New Windsor DWI cases
    John Ingrassia won separate acquittals within weeks of each other in the Town of New Windsor Justice Court for clients charged with multiple counts of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).
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  • 2009 - Acquittal in Town of New Windsor DWAI case
    Daniel Jackson won an acquittal for a client charged with Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI), Speeding and Failure to Keep Right in the Town of New Windsor Justice Court.
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  • 2009 - Successful overturn of Family Court Decision
    Azra Khan recently won an appeal in the Appellate Division, Second Department where we successfully overturned a Family Court Decision which granted a downward modification of a non-custodial parent's child support obligation.
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