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Queens Litigation and Trial Attorney

NYC trial lawyer for civil and criminal litigation

Respected and Skilled Litigation and Trial Attorney in Queens, NY

Entering a courtroom to address legal issues can be an intimidating experience, and most people will likely be unsure of what to expect, the procedures that will be followed, and the steps that they should take to protect their rights and achieve a positive outcome to their case. Whether you need to defend against criminal charges, resolve family law issues, or pursue or defend against a civil lawsuit, you need an experienced attorney on your side who can advocate for your interests and help you achieve your goals.

Attorney Karen Charrington, the principal attorney and founder of The Charrington Firm, has more than 20 years of legal experience. As prosecutor in the Major Case trial Bureau of the Bronx County District Attorney's Office Ms. Charrington conducted many trials as a prosecutor. After leaving the District Attorney's office, she continued to sharpen her trial skills by conducting many trials in civil, matrimonial and administrative cases. Also as an impartial hearing officer/administrative law judge, Ms. Charrington sits as a judge for Administrative cases, where she presides over such cases and issues decisions. Ms. Charrington is well equipped to work with you to help you understand the procedures followed during litigation and the steps you can take to reach a positive conclusion to your criminal, divorce, family law or civil case.

Representation in Civil and Criminal Litigation and Appeals

As a skilled and experienced litigator, Attorney Karen Charrington can provide the legal help you need in a wide variety of cases, including:

  • Criminal Defense - We can help you understand your options for defense in state and federal criminal cases, including charges of DUI, property crimes, drug possession, white collar crimes, and juvenile criminal cases. We can also assist with felony charges and major crimes, including homicide, sex crimes, grand larceny, or drug trafficking.
  • Divorce and Family Law - We will provide you with dedicated representation when ending your marriage through divorce, resolving child custody disputes, or enforcing court orders. While we will work to help you reach a settlement in these cases, we are prepared to advocate on your behalf when litigating your case in family court.
  • Civil Litigation - We represent individuals, small businesses, or other parties in civil cases. Whether you are a plaintiff who is pursuing compensation from another party or a defendant in a civil lawsuit, we will advocate for your interests and ensure that you follow the correct procedures from the beginning to the end of your case.
  • Religious Corporation Litigation - When disputes arise regarding the control and management of a religious organization, we can assist in resolving these matters according to New York's Religious Corporations Law, the by-laws of a church or temple, and any other applicable state or local laws. We can help address issues involving clergy, an organization's board of trustees, congregation members, or other parties.

Contact Our Civil and Criminal Unit

At The Charrington Firm, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to help you achieve success in your civil or criminal case. We will work with you to ensure that you understand your rights and the procedures that will be followed during litigation, and we will advocate on your behalf both inside and outside the courtroom. To arrange a free consultation and learn more about the legal services we provide, contact our office today at 718-528-4422.

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