Nassau County Criminal Lawyer, Scott Limmer, can guide you through every step of the process:
- Finding and questioning witnesses
- Gathering evidence
- Exploring every possible defense
- Preparing and filing court pleadings in the proper Nassau County Court
- Zealously representing you in all hearings or proceedings in Nassau County
Consult a former Long Island assistant DA
As a former assistant district attorney with more than 20 years’ experience practicing criminal law, Scott Limmer brings decades of expertise and knowledge to bear on your case. He uses that expertise every day, to help protect the rights of those who have been arrested.
Scott Limmer Provides Aggressive and Experienced Representation
If you have been arrested or are under investigation in Nassau County, you must have an aggressive, experienced Nassau County criminal attorney on your side from the start. You cannot just hope for the best outcome, in the face of losing your reputation, your future employment prospects…and maybe even your freedom.
Schedule a free consultation with experienced Nassau County defense lawyer Scott J. Limmer without delay.
Scott will be happy to meet with you at his Nassau office which is located at 200 Old Country Road, Suite 2 South, Mineola, NY 11501.
Meeting with a Nassau County Criminal Lawyer
If you are planning to meet with a criminal defense attorney, you are likely scared, nervous, and anxious. It is important to remember that the more prepared you are for the meeting, the quicker the lawyer can begin to help you.
What the Lawyer Needs to Know
At your first meeting, the lawyer will need to ask you several questions about your personal life, the events that occurred, and your previous and upcoming court appearances.
What to Bring to the Meeting
At the meeting, the criminal lawyer will want to see all documents that relate to the case. As a good rule of thumb, the more you can bring, the better.
Here are some examples of relevant documents:
- Any documents from Nassau County Court showing your charges or court dates
- Bail paperwork
- Police reports
- If your home was searched, any paperwork left by the police
- A potential witness list with contact information
Questions to Ask the Lawyer
Remember that this meeting is for both you and the lawyer. Don’t be afraid to ask questions to make sure this Nassau County criminal lawyer is the right one for you. Make sure that you are comfortable with this person and feel that you can trust them to provide you the best representation.
Here are a few questions you can ask:
- How many criminal cases have you handled in Nassau County or elsewhere?
- How many Nassau County cases similar to mine have you had a successful outcome?
- What legal options, if any, do I have?
- What are your fees, and do you offer a payment plan?
- What problems do you foresee with my case?
- How will my case proceed through the legal system in Nassau County, and how long will it likely take?
Nassau County Courts
Here are some practical details to help you get around, should you or someone you care about become involved with the Nassau County criminal courts system.
Nassau County Jurisdiction
The majority of Nassau County criminal cases are heard at two different courthouses. Misdemeanors are heard at the Nassau County District Court located at 99 Main Street and felonies are heard at the Nassau County Court House located at 262 and 272 and Country Road, Mineola.
There are two city courts located within Nassau County. The Glen Cove and Long Beach courts have jurisdiction over misdemeanors and traffic infractions that take place within their jurisdiction.
There are also numerous village courts throughout the county which have jurisdiction over traffic infractions.
The Nassau County District Attorney is Madeline Singas, who became DA in 2015 when Kathleen Rice was elected to the US House of Representatives.
Arraignments of “in-custody” defendants who are arrested and held by the police take place every day of the year at the Nassau County District Court. The arraignment area is located on the first floor and is referred to as the Arraignment Courtroom A. Court usually starts around 9:30 AM. Arraignments of defendants given Desk Appearance Tickets (DAT’s) take place on Monday through Friday in the courtroom designated Arraignment B.
Bail and Custody
If during arraignment bail is set, it can be paid immediately, in cash, at the court house, or can be paid by cash or bond at the Nassau County Correctional Facility located on Carmen Avenue in East Meadow.
While held on bail or sentenced to a period of incarceration for one year or less, inmates will be housed in the correctional facility located at 100 Carmen Avenue in East Meadow.
Special Courts in Nassau County
Nassau County has created the following specialty courts
- The Nassau County Domestic Violence Part
- The Nassau County Mental Health Court
- The Nassau County Integrated Domestic Violence Court
- The Nassau County Drug Court
- The Nassau County Veterans Court
- The Nassau County Human Trafficking Court
Directions and Parking for Nassau County Courts
When coming to the County Court in Nassau, please note that it is located on the south side of Old Country Road. The court has a large parking lot to the south of the courthouse, which usually fills up quickly in the morning. Additional parking is available on the south side of the Supreme Court building.
When coming to the District Court,please note that it is located on the west side of Main Street in Hempstead. There are numerous parking options. There is a metered town lot diagonally across from the court, a private paid lot across from the court, and some metered street parking in the areas around the court.
Nassau County Courthouse Map
Nassau County District Courthouse Map
Court begins at 9:30 each morning.
Cell phones are allowed in the building but must be turned off once you enter a courtroom.
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- 2 Meeting with a Nassau County Criminal Lawyer
- 3 Nassau County Courts
Nassau County Criminal Law Office
200 Old Country Road Suite 2 S Mineola, NY 11501 Telephone: 516-742-2300
Queens County Criminal Law Office
80-02 Kew Gardens Road Suite 300 Kew Gardens, NY 11415 Telephone: 718-742-6300