Middletown, New York

MacVean Lewis Sherwin & McDermott PC

Service, Strategy and Success since 1885.

MacVean Lewis Sherwin & McDermott PC

34 Grove St.
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 343-3000
MacVean Lewis Sherwin & McDermott PC, Family Law, Services, Middletown, New York

For 130 years, MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin & McDermott, P.C. has been helping Hudson Valley residents navigate through all of the complexities of the court system. Whether you need a personal injury attorney, a criminal law attorney, a divorce lawyer, or some other kind of legal help, their team has you covered.

The MLS&M firm is known for taking a personalized approach to all cases. This means that individuals, businesses, banks, insurance companies, and medical practices alike are guaranteed to get the kind of airtight, highly experienced representation that gets maximum results.

These personal injury attorneys also provide services regarding commercial and consumer loans and mortgages, foreclosures and workouts, regulatory compliance, and a variety of other litigation issues. In fact, they deal extensively with commercial and residential real estate, including FHA/VA/USDA and SBA loans, land zoning and development conflicts, and more. MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin & McDermott, P.C. is also labor and employment law experts, and they've represented everyone from governmental entities and municipalities to private employers.

The firm's personal injury lawyers have won numerous victories for their clients—including $825,000.00 in an infant lead poisoning case, $1.5 million in a carbon monoxide poisoning case, and $2.5 million in an auto accident settlement. Moreover, all consultations are completely free. And that means that you have nothing to lose—and, conceivably, everything to gain—by inquiring further.

To find out more, give the MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin & McDermott, P.C. team a call at (845) 343-3000. Superb and time honored legal expertise is just a phone call away, so don't hesitate to reach out today!

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Understanding Employment Law: Work Injury FAQs, Middletown, New York
If you sustain an injury while on the job and have to miss work to recover, it is critical that you understand your options for pursuing compensation under employment law. In th...read more
4 Types of Damages You Could Recover With a Personal Injury Case, Middletown, New York
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3 Reasons to Write Your Will With an Experienced Estate Lawyer, Middletown, New York
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Misdemeanors and felonies are two classes of criminal charges that involve different types of crimes and associated punishments. The criminal law attorneys of MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin...read more
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No two lawyers are the same, so when it comes to finding a criminal law attorney, your decision counts. If you’re facing charges for a serious crime, the skilled team at MacVean...read more
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Federal and state estate tax laws have changed in recent years. To increase public awareness, the estate lawyers at MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin & McDermott, P.C. would like to d...read more
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If you're involved in a civil litigation suit or facing criminal charges, proper preparation is key to achieving your desired outcome. At MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin & McDermott...read more
Working with a divorce lawyer can help you better understand your rights during the divorce proceedings and ensure you receive a fair settlement. If you're facing a divorce, you can ...read more
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For over 130 years, the law firm of MacVean, Lewis, Sherwin & McDermott, P.C. in Middletown, NY, has been advising and assisting clients with a variety of legal claims, from crim...read more
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When it comes to litigation, communicating openly with your attorney is an important part of receiving serviceable legal advice. That’s why attorney-client privilege remains such a c...read more
Based in Middletown, NY, and serving the entire Hudson Valley, MacVean Lewis Sherwin & McDermott, PC has been offering unparalleled legal representation since 1885. They speciali...read more
The emotional difficulties of divorce are immense, sometimes only exceeded by the complexities of navigating the complex legal terrain of family law. As emotions rise, finding a peac...read more
If you're facing criminal charges, you may be asking yourself, "What can a criminal law attorney do for me?" A criminal law attorney serves as your representative and counsel through...read more
Getting a divorce is almost always an overwhelming, confusing experience, made worse by misinformation and outdated advice from family and friends. To help you navigate this difficul...read more
MacVean Lewis Sherwin & McDermott, P.C., has been serving the Hudson Valley region since 1885, with a commitment to three things: service, strategy, and success. Located in ...read more
Driving under the influence is a serious charge, and being convicted carries ramifications that can have major consequences on the rest of your life. If you're facing a DUI, it's imp...read more
You've worked hard to build your wealth, but how do you know it will be distributed as you wish after you're gone? Whether you possess a large, complex set of assets or just own a re...read more
Whether you've been injured in an auto accident, bitten by a dog, or suffered due to unsafe conditions in a business, you need experienced legal help from attorneys who understand th...read more
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