Nassau County Lawyer
H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C.
Nassau County received its name from the Prince of Orange, William of Nassau, who ruled over Holland and England. The flag of Nassau County, NY also shares the same colors with the House of Orange, orange and blue. Located on Long Island, east of New York City, it shares the island with Suffolk County. Within this county are two cities and 64 villages and it is home to over 1.3 million residents. Over the past 100 years, the population has risen from 83,930 to 1.3 million and per square mile, the population density is 4,655. As to economy, it was named as the 11th most wealthy county in the U.S. by Forbes magazine. As one of the highest per capita counties in New York, the average income of a household is over $90,000.
Nassau County is 73% White, 14.6% Hispanic, 11.1% African-American, and 7.6% Asian. As to ancestry, the largest portion of residents are Italian American at 23%, 15.5% Jewish, 14% Irish, 7% German, and 5% American. With this said, Nassau County has been named one of the most racially segregated suburbs in the entire country. Law enforcement in Nassau County is under the jurisdiction of the Nassau County Police Department; however, some cities and villages within Nassau County maintain their own police force.
Criminal Attorney in Nassau County
If you have been accused of a crime in Nassau County, you need a law firm who is familiar with local law enforcement, local courts, and local laws. Our team at H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. is committed to protecting the rights of the accused throughout New York City. We have literally handled hundreds of cases and could put our skill and experience into helping you if you were arrested for any type of crime. DUI/DWI charges are among the most common in the country, but can lead to serious consequences. For example, if convicted, you could be left with heavy fines, years behind bars, a suspended license, or an ignition interlock device placed in your vehicle.
Another common category of crime is violent crimes. From assault to murder to kidnapping, violent crimes are any offenses which cause harm to the victim. This being said, the penalties of a violent crime are extremely harsh due to the effect they have on the victim. Sex crimes are another type of offense which are taken seriously due to the trauma it causes. Those convicted are left with prison sentences, fines, and a permanent place on the sex offender registry. For more information regarding crimes in Nassau County, please do not hesitate to contact our firm for a free case evaluation.
Do you need a Nassau County divorce attorney?
If you are seeking the services of a divorce lawyer, take the time to speak with a Nassau County divorce attorney at H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. We are an experienced and respected family law firm that can provide you with highly committed and vigorous legal representation in your divorce case. Our attorneys are active members of the New York State Bar Association, and extremely knowledgeable when it comes to divorce laws and statutes in this state. We can give you sound legal advice regarding any type of divorce, including a collaborative divorce, contested divorce, military divorce, high net worth divorce, no-fault divorce and uncontested divorce. Our firm is extremely responsive to the needs of our clients, and strives to provide them with the highest quality of service possible. We can also be relied on to relentlessly pursue the fair and just settlement that you deserve.