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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Serving the Bronx and Westchester

Have you been arrested for misdemeanors or felonies? My name is Attorney John M. Cromwell, and I am a former public defender with 27 years of experience representing clients in criminal cases. I was born and raised in the Bronx, and can provide you with the legal help you will need regarding your arrest. I defend clients charged with domestic violence, DWI (DUI and DWAI), first DUI offense and multiple DUI. I also have the skill and background to in drug offenses and juvenile crimes to protect those accused from the penalties that the justice system will try to impose. I take on crimes of sex offenses such as sexual assault and rape, as well as theft crimes such as burglary, larceny and robbery.

Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes and Drug Offenses

If you have been arrested or even suspected of violent crimes involving assault, armed robbery, murder and manslaughter, waste no time in contacting me so that I can thoroughly review your case and get started immediately. I also represent clients charged with weapons crimes and those facing probation & parole violations. I can provide you with legal support at your arraignment, and present a strong argument for release on your own recognizance or the lowest amount of bail possible. After your next court date has been set, I will thoroughly review the facts of your case and make sure you understand all of your legal options. I will also listen to everything you have to say so that I can provide you with highly effective representation.

If you are seeking a criminal defense attorney with experience who will be fully committed to you and your case, give my office a call. You will be treated with the respect and dignity you deserve and every question you have will be fully answered. I service clients throughout the Bronx and Westchester and am fluent in Spanish, to serve our Hispanic community.

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Have you been arrested?

Following an arrest, you can end up spending up to 24 hours in jail until you are brought before a judge. Any type of criminal accusations can have extremely negative consequences, and affect your job, schooling, community reputation and family life. Hiring a qualified defense lawyer will be key factor in how your case is resolved. Without skilled representation, your chances of a conviction will significantly increase. The penalties for a guilty verdict will depend on the specifics of your offense and your past criminal history. Incarceration is likely, especially if you have been charged with a felony or violent crime.

You can also be ordered to pay fines and victim restitution. If you are an immigrant, a conviction for a criminal offense could result in deportation and removal. I will give you an honest assessment of your legal situation and discuss the best way to address the charges you are facing. Whether you want to pursue a case dismissal, plea bargain or trial, I will do everything I can to make the process as painless as possible. My rates are reasonable and, if necessary, I will even work out a payment plan so that you get the help you need.

  • “Thorough and Does the Proper Research”
    “John Cromwell is a great attorney. He defended my uncle and as expected was successful in winning the case. He is thorough and does the proper research to get all the facts for the case.”
    - Former Client
  • “Really Cared About Me and My Case”
    “Not only did you help me to get an ACD, but you really cared about me and my case. You took the time out to write all of these letters for me and made it your point to prove to the DA that I was in fact not as bad as they may have thought I was. You showed”
    - Former Client
  • “Kind, Thoughtful, and Considerate”
    “Mr. Cromwell, you have been a blessing to both myself and my son. We greatly appreciate all of the attention, time, emails, and concern that you have shown since day one. I have dealt with several lawyers in the past, and none have ever been as kind, thoug”
    - Former Client
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