Civil Rights False Arrest If your future is at risk, your attorney can make all the difference.

Brooklyn Civil Rights & False Arrest Attorney

Protecting the Civil Rights of Individuals throughout New York City & Beyond

Being arrested for a crime you did not commit is a humiliating event. If you are a victim of false arrest or another form of police misconduct, you may have a claim for damages against the city of New York.

As an experienced criminal defense lawyer who also handles cases in our civil court system, Attorney Wilson LaFaurie often files civil damage suits against the police at the conclusion of his criminal cases. At The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie, our first goal is to obtain an acquittal for our clients in the criminal case against them. Our second goal, when a client was falsely charged or abused by police, is to help the client obtain compensation for the damages he or she has suffered.

If you were falsely arrested or had your civil rights violated in any way, contact us at (718) 215-9182 for a free consultation with our Brooklyn civil rights and false arrest attorney.

Types of Civil Cases We Handle

Attorney Wilson LaFaurie handles all types of police misconduct cases, including but not limited to:

  • False arrest and unlawful detention
  • Use of excessive force by police officers, such as putting handcuffs on too tight or beating a suspect
  • Racial profiling by police
  • Personal injury suffered while in police custody
  • Police brutality

No Recovery, No Fee

At The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie, we handle cases for civil damages on a contingency fee basis. This means that you will not have to pay us any money up front. Instead, our fee, if we are successful, will be a percentage of your recovery. If we are not able to recover money for you, you will owe us nothing.

A Record of Success

Attorney Wilson LaFaurie successfully represented Samuel Velez and Nestor Alvarez in their civil case against the New York Police Department, the Marriott Hotel, and Mr. Mike Tyson. Mr. Velez and Mr. Alvarez were arrested for menacing and harassing the ex-heavyweight boxing champion. After he obtained an acquittal for his clients against the criminal charges, Attorney Wilson LaFaurie was able to obtain compensation for them from all three defendants in the civil case.

To discuss your case with an experienced Brooklyn civil rights attorney, call us at (718) 215-9182 or fill out the contact form on this website. Hablamos español.

Reviews from Our Clients

  • I can honestly say if I had hired any another attorney I would not have had the same results.

    “I was truly pleased with the services of Mr. Lafaurie. I had to take care of a few tickets I was given and was not going to be able to make the court date because I did not reside in Brooklyn anymore. ...”

    - Satchel
  • Wilson LaFaurie is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses

    “Wilson LaFaurie is a skilled trial attorney. He is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses. I recommend him to anyone charged with a DUI or DWI offense. His reputation for being an aggressive ...”

    - Attorney Izabel Garcia
  • His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.

    “I met Wilson co-counseling on a feling criminal trial. I am impressed with his skills. His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.”

    - Attorney Lisa Pelosi
  • His reassurance helped ease my anxiety.

    “We engaged Mr. LaFaurie for a case involving our son. We were extremely pleased with the results of our case (dismissed) and the very efficient, professional manner in which he responded to all of our ...”

    - Donna
  • He met and exceeded our expectations.

    “Mr. LaFaurie is absolutely all class and extremely knowledgeable. When I chose him to represent my friend we knew he was fully capable. He met and exceeded our expectations. He listens to you, gives ...”

    - Felix

Case Results

  • Not Guilty Driving While Intoxicated
  • Hung Jury; No Conviction Homicide/Murder Case
  • Straight Probation Robbery/Assault Case
  • No Charges Filed Perjury By Victim
  • Not Guilty Verdict On All Charges Driving While Intoxicated For The 3rd Time
  • Reduced to 1 Misdemeanor Charge Credit Card Fraud, Previously Convicted In Outside State
  • Dismissed Sexual Assault Charge
  • License Reinstated DWI Refusal Hearing
  • Full Driving Privileges Restored DWI Refusal Hearings
  • Dismissed DWI/DUI - Six Arrests

Qualities that Define Excellence

  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Experience as a Former Prosecutor
  • Over 2,000 Cases Handled
  • 300+ Cases Won in Jury Trial
  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Se Habla Español

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