Brooklyn Criminal Defense Attorney - Brooklyn Criminal Lawyer

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Brooklyn, NY 11201


Criminal Defense Attorney in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Criminal Court

If you are charged with a misdemeanor crime in Brooklyn, your case will be heard at 120 Schemerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Here is a map of the area. The courthouse can be reached by all trains that stop in downtown Brooklyn. The building is very old and not in very good condition. In order to enter the building you must pass through security and the line routinely stretches down the block in order yo get in to the building. For this reason it is very important to arrive early in order to get into the courthouse and have your case heard. Each case is heard in what is called an AP (All purpose) part or a trial part. This courthouse sees thousands of cases a day so it is important for you and your attorney to be on time.


Brooklyn Criminal Court also handled all of the arraignments for those charged with both felony and misdemeanors. However, only misdemeanor cases stay in this building. Jury and bench trials are also conducted in this building. The action here is fast-paced with each case being called in minutes and quickly receiving another adjourn date. Once you enter the courtroom, do not speak or use your cell phone because court security will ask you to leave. If you are facing criminal charges in Brooklyn Criminal Court, contact us at 917-519-8417 and let our experience work for you.