Released from Prison Pending Appeal

Conspiracy and Criminal Sale of a Narcotic Drug Criminal On March 3, 2021, the Appellate Division, Second Department granted our client’s motion pursuant to C.P.L. 460.50 for a stay of the judgment against him and ordered his immediate release from prison on his own recognizance while his appeal is decided. The decision and order on motion was handed […]

All Charges Dismissed

Assault / Criminal Trespass / Harassment – Confrontation With Police Chief Criminal A concerned Westchester professional confronted a local police chief about the lack of concern and action after Hurricane Sandy. The Chief physically initiated chest-to-chest contact, knocking our client to the ground. Our client was then arrested and charged with a crime! After months […]

Charges Dismissed

Driving While Intoxicated Criminal Portale Randazzo Attorney Kenneth Calvey, a former New York City Prosecutor in Bronx County, achieved victory on behalf of our client last week in a DWI New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Refusal Hearing. Mr. Calvey conducted the hearing and presented expert witness testimony, medical records, and other evidence demonstrating […]


Murder / Manslaughter / Assault / EWC – Mom Acquitted of Killing Her Baby Criminal Young mother wrongfully accused of killing her baby, Westchester Criminal Attorney Richard Portale sets her FREE. A 1-year old little girl was pronounced dead upon arrival to the hospital and over a year later – mom continued to sit in […]

All Charges Dismissed

Sex Crimes / Rape / Drug Possession – Girl Lies about Threesome, Cries Rape Criminal A New York City working man and his fiancé were accompanied home by a third female – this dream turned into a nightmare when the young woman later accused the client of forcible rape. New York Sex Crimes Attorney Richard […]

All Charges Dismissed

Assault / Attempted Murder / CPW – Mount Vernon Dad Shoots Assailant Criminal Mount Vernon Dad Shoots Assailant in the Leg – This well-known dude was simply picking up his dinner when he was jumped and assaulted with a baseball bat. This was not a wise move, as our client quickly wrestled the bat away […]

No Jail Time

Arson / Theft / Grand Larceny – Arson Charge Criminal This young man was accused of blowing up a car that was parked in an attached garage: at a time when there were innocent people in the house. When police arrested him he was allegedly driving a stolen car. From the day we took over […]

All Charges Dismissed

CPW / Violation of Parole – Possession of an Illegal Weapon Dropped Criminal A young man that police knew was on felony probation was found to be in possession of legal knife. He was inappropriately arrested, jailed and his probation violated. Westchester Criminal Attorney Richard A. Portale not only had the improper charges dismissed – […]

No offer. Defense verdict. No appeal.

Wrongful Conviction and Malicious Prosecution Civil Plaintiff owned a restaurant and was convicted of selling alcoholic beverages to a visibly intoxicated person who subsequently caused a fatal two car motor vehicle accident. Plaintiff was incarcerated for six months before his conviction was overturned. Plaintiff alleged police misconduct during the criminal investigation, including coercion of witnesses. […]

Summary judgment granted.

Special Duty/ Police Protection Civil Decedent was taken hostage and killed by her husband after the court had issued an order of protection. Decedent’s estate alleged that the police failed to protect her.