Dutchess County, New York

Dutchess County is a located in mid-Hudson region of New York State. The population of the County at the most recent US Census estimate in 2007 was 292,706. The Supreme Court of Dutchess is in Poughkeepsie. Dutchess County has an area of 825 square miles. Dutchess is located about halfway between Albany and New York City.

1683, the Province of New York had twelve counties, and Dutchess was among those twelve. Dutchess County was named after Mary of Modena, the Duchess of York, who was the second wife of James II, the King of England. The early settlers in Dutchess County in the late 17th century were Dutch in origin and settled in the Poughkeepsie and Rhinebeck regions.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt lived in Hyde Park in the county; his family home overlooking the Hudson River is a national historic site open to the public. In the 1960's, G. Gordon Liddy, a Nixon administration official who later went to prison as part of the Watergate scandal, was an assistant district attorney in Dutchess County.

The Hudson Valley Renegades, a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays, play their home games at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill.

The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel specializes in personal injury and criminal law, and we pride ourselves on providing personalized, hands on attention to each of our clients. From the moment the client enters our White Plains, New York offices, through the conclusion of their case by trial, mediation, arbitration or other resolution, our clients are fully apprised of the status of their cases at all times. We offer a free initial consultation to all clients, and are accessible through our two websites, injurylawny.com and dwilawnewyork.com, three blogs, and by fax, e-mail.

Contact our office at (914) 428-7386 to schedule an appointment for your free consultation or visit our websites at www.injurylawny.com or www.dwilawnewyork.com. Directions to our office from the Dutchess County Supreme Court in Poughkeepsie can be accessed here.

Parking is easily accessible in the six story municipal parking garage directly behind our building at the corner of Maple Avenue and Chester Street, known as the Chester-Maple Garage.