Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime can be a confusing and frightening process. A criminal conviction can cost you employment and future employment opportunities. A felony conviction can cost you federal housing, student loan eligibility and the right to vote. In addition, you could face jail or prison time. At Mazzei & Polk, LLC, we have built our firm on defending our clients’ rights to the utmost. Often, the overall process can be confusing, but we can help. First, it is essential to understand the terms and consequences.

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Immigration

Many things have changed since the days of Ellis Island when all that was needed to become a resident was $25 and a clean bill of health. The immigration system in the United States has become a confusing patchwork of laws and regulations and people who would otherwise qualify for residency will linger for years in legal limbo. Every day, non-citizens face removal proceedings and are sent back to their countries of origin without a lawyer ever looking at their case. Moreover, thousands more never inform themselves of their rights and remain illegal often when they have legal grounds to stay in this country.

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DWI and Traffic Offenses

In the State of New York, DWI related offenses are taken very seriously, perhaps no more so than in Nassau County, New York. While there are a myriad of ways to defend a DWI matter, it is important to choose an experienced DWI attorney to assist you.

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Per Diem

MAZZEI & POLK, LLC provides coverage for criminal matters for attorneys in the following counties: Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. We have experienced lawyers with extensive knowledge of the court system. We are available to cover conferences, hearings, adjournments and trials.

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