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Michael H. Joseph
  • Business Law, Construction Law, Criminal Law...
  • New Jersey, New York
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Maritime
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept MasterCard, Visa, and Discover
  • Contingent Fees
    Personal injury cases accepted on a contingency fee basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Education
State University of New York - College at Oneonta
B.S. / Political Science
Honors: With Honors
State University of New York - College at Oneonta
B.S. / Philosophy
Honors: With Honors
Tulane University School of Law
J.D.
Professional Associations
Member
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Current
Member
Westchester County Bar Association
Current
Member
New Jersey State Bar
Current
Member
New York State Bar # 3015484
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael Joseph's Website Profile
Website
The Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph Website
Website
Michael H. Joseph's Injury Website Profile
Website
The Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph Injury Website
Blog
New York Criminal Lawyers Blog
Blog
New York Injury Attorneys Blog
Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered

Q. Are there new laws in ny which enable a citizen to have drug/alcohol related charges removed from their record?
A: The only law which permits this is the diversion program. If a defendant who is charged with a drug or alcohol offense opts for diversion, which is a drug court program, the charged can be dismissed if they successfully complete the program
Q. What is the Max sentence in NY for 7th degree possesion of controlled substance
A: The maximm sentence is one year in jail, although the actual sentence often depends on the background of the individual. Often for first offenses we can get these charges reduced to a non criminal offense with a fine
Q. Is it illegal to use pepper spray, for self-defense, in NYC? Thank you!!Thank you!!
A: Self defense is always a justification defense to an assault charge but nit to a criminal weapon charge
Q. My 5 year old son was injured in a car accident. If we bring a claim, can it be settled out of Court?
A: All settlements involving infants require court approval
Q. My son was hit by a car 11 years ago he is now 18 and his lawyer keeps givin me excuses what do I do ?
A: If you are not happy with your attorney, you can change attorneys at any time. I would be happy to review the case for free Michael Joseph 877-589-6636
Q. How much time do I have to file a notice of claim on a false arrest case?
A: To file a notice of claim for a NY state based claim you must file a notice of claim within 90 days of the arrest. For a malicious prosecution claim, it is 90 days from when the case is terminated. But for a Federal Case under 42 USC 1983, you do not need to file a notice of claim at all.
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The Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph
White Plains Office
203 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 580-6636
Telephone: (914) 574-8330
The Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph
Queens Office
112-41 Queens Blvd
#201
Queens, NY 11375
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 580-6636
Telephone: (917) 698-7490
The Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph
New York Office
535 5th Ave
#2520 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 580-6636
Telephone: (212) 858-0503