New York City Criminal Attorney
If you or a loved one have recently been charged with a crime of any kind, then you are already well aware of the frightening, confusing and complex legalities that can surround such a situation. Criminal charges are never something to be taken lightly and are not something to shrug off in hopes that it will go away in time. If successfully convicted, you will face long-lasting and life-altering consequences that are no laughing matter. These can range in severity from anything like extended stays in prison or jail, suspension of your driver's license or steep monetary fines. You cannot risk consequences such as these and it is therefore extremely important that you get the legal representation of a hard-hitting lawyer that you can rely upon.
New York City Criminal Defense Lawyer – Key Areas of Practice
When you are dealing with the consequences of a criminal offense, it is highly encouraged that you do not hesitate to consult with a New York criminal attorney that you can fully rely upon. At the Law Offices of Brian D. Perskin, we recognize how daunting it can be to deal with the consequences of a criminal offense and we are fully prepared to go the distance in our efforts to provide our clients with the hard-hitting and aggressive defense that they deserve. In this, we are also prepared to provide our clients with the accessible advice and answers that they need. Below, you will find a list of some of the common cases that we are able to handle; by clicking on these links, you will find informative pages providing you with what you need to know about what you are facing.
It is a per se offense to be operating a motor vehicle while having a blood alcohol concentration over 0.08%. If you have recently been criminally charged for driving while under the influence (either of alcohol or a drug), it is in your best interests to consult with an experienced criminal attorney that you can rely upon. These are complex cases and deserve hard-hitting representation. Read more
In some cases, it is not the action that will get you into criminal trouble, but rather the intent. If it is determined that you acted in a way to intentionally cause physical bodily harm to another, you could be facing charges relating to assault. At our firm, we know how daunting of a situation this can be and we are fully prepared to go the distance in our efforts to protect you. Read more about assault.
Similar to assault, battery involves the actions of a person to cause harm to a third party. Unlike assault, however, battery involves the actual physical contact resulting in injury. In some cases, assault and battery will be charged together for the intention of the action paired with the actual carrying out of the attack. Read more about battery.
The criminal act of robbery involves theft with the element of violence. Should someone attempt to take property that belongs to another while using force or the threat of force, they could be facing criminal charges that involve robbery. At our firm, we know how difficult it can be to deal with something of this nature and we are fully prepared to go the distance in our efforts to provide our clients with the representation that they deserve to protect their legal rights. Read more about robbery.
Due to the media spotlight placed on crimes involving domestic abuse, it remains a primary focus of law enforcement and prosecutors alike. It is important to realize that even if a wrongful accusation was made out of spite, jealousy or anger, it does not mean that the alleged victim can simply retract their statement. As soon as the accusation has been made, it will be up to the prosecutors to pursue the case, and will fall on your shoulders to deal with it. Read more about domestic violence.
Sexual offenses are taken extremely seriously by law enforcement and are one of the most harshly stigmatized types of crimes. Having to deal with the consequences of the penalties, as well as the possibility that you could be required to register as a sex offender, you could be dealing with the consequences of this type of conviction for the rest of your life. Read more about sex crimes.
It is considered to be a serious criminal offense to take the property of another person. No matter whether you are dealing with petty or grand theft, it is in your best interests to get a hard-hitting lawyer on your side that you can trust to fight for your best interests. Our legal team knows what is on the line with criminal charges of this nature – you can trust that we will fight for you. Read more about theft.
One of the most popularly charged crimes relating to drugs is the illegal possession. It is a criminal offense to knowingly have possession of a controlled substance – regardless of whether you have it on your person or if it is in a place that you have control over. Read more about drug possession.
While possession is a harshly penalized crime, it does not compare to the aggressive penalties that you will experience should you be accused of trafficking the drugs across an area of any size. Our firm recognizes the difficulties associated with drug trafficking charges and is fully prepared to do everything that we can to help defend the legal rights of our clients. Read more about drug trafficking.
The white collar crime of embezzlement is nothing to take lightly. If you have recently been criminally charged, you do not have the luxury of taking your time. The state does not consider this to be a victimless crime and will be relentless in slapping the accused with the harshest penalties possible. Don't go to court alone when facing something like this, get us involved and let us fight for you. Read more about embezzlement.
It is daunting to face a criminal charge on your own. It, however, can be even more terrifying should it be your child that is the one facing the criminal charges. We recognize this fear and are prepared to help our clients who have a child going through the juvenile court system. In these cases, if we cannot get the charges dismissed or a successful verdict won, we will work to ensure that penalties favor rehabilitation over punishment. Read more about juvenile crimes.
With the constant upswing of technology in our lives, it is of little surprise that criminal actions have also spread to this medium. If you have been accused of a criminal charge involving a computer or the internet, you need an attorney on your side that will be able to wade through all of the complex technicalities. We have the experience and the knowledge that you need to protect your legal rights. Read more about internet crimes.
The taking of a human life is considered to be one of the most heinous of crimes. No matter whether you are facing manslaughter or murder, you need to be confident that you have a heavyweight in your corner that will be there to help you fight for your legal rights. We know what is on the line with cases such as this; you can rest assured that we will not be deterred by the daunting circumstances. Read more about homicide.
Just because you have been criminally charged with kidnapping does not mean that you will be criminally convicted. Our firm understands this. No matter how daunting your case is, you can be confident knowing that we will not be deterred. We strongly believe that every case is defensible and will do everything that we can to helping you defend our legal rights. Read more about kidnapping.
Controlled substances are illegal on both the state and federal level. If you have been accused of any sort of dealing with them – no matter whether it involves possession, cultivation or distribution, you need an attorney who you can fully rely upon. At our firm, you will be able to be confident knowing that this is exactly the level of assistance that you will receive. Read more
about drug crimes.
In some cases, theft crimes do not even involve the physical taking of an object. In fact, in some cases, a theft crime can be charged for even entering into a structure with the intents to commit a theft or another felonious act. Burglary, which is typically referred to as "breaking and entering," is simply this – entering into a building, vehicle or other structure with what is perceived as malicious intentions. Read more about burglary.
The law does not look kindly upon criminal acts involving forgery. This simply refers to using a fraudulent means to either sign a document, creates a fake document or otherwise fraudulent uses a fake means of dealing with legal paperwork. As a type of fraud, this is considered to be an extremely serious criminal offense. Read more about forgery.
Just because the criminal conviction has occurred does not mean that you are completely without hope. In some cases, we could be there to help you file for an appeal. By pursuing this type of criminal action, we will be there to help you fight for a more favorable outcome. We know how difficult these cases can be and we will do everything that we can through this time-consuming and complex process. Read more about appeals.
If a bench warrant has been issued in your name, it is not unlikely that you are feeling frightened and unsure of where to turn. No matter whether you have been arrested or if you are just aware of the warrant, do not hesitate to get us involved. We have extensive experience in criminal law and can help you to wade through the process to overcome the obstacle set by the warrant. Read more about bench warrants.
Having a blemish on your criminal record is not only a difficult process, it can also be a near impossible obstacle to overcome in your life. You might have wondered if there is a way in which you can clear your record. The truth is that you can – but not for every case. To learn about whether or not you are eligible or to learn more about the process, please consult with our firm. Read more about expungements.
Following a criminal conviction, it is a common punishment for the criminal to be placed on what is known as probation. The terms for this probationary period, however, are complex and confusing and if you do not follow them to the letter, you can find that you are charged with violation. Should this occur, you could face incarceration in lieu of the probation. Read more about probation violations.
When a criminal offense incorporates the element of violence, it is important to realize that you could be facing elevated penalties and severe consequences. If you are looking to defend your legal rights, it is highly encouraged that you do not hesitate to consult with our legal team. We are not daunted by these high-stakes situations and will fight tooth and nail to defend you. Read more about violent crimes.
White Collar Crimes
Criminal acts classified as white collar crimes are typically financially-based crimes that take place in a professional or business setting. These, however, are not a victimless crime and are not taken lightly by the law. If you've been charged with something such as fraud, do not hesitate to get our legal team involved. We know what is on the line; you can rest assured knowing that we will fight for your legal rights. Read more
about white collar crimes.
Why hire a criminal attorney in New York?
In the time immediately following a criminal charge, the very best thing you can do to protect your future is contact a New York criminal defense lawyer to help defend you. At the Law Offices of Brain D. Perskin, we understand the need for comprehensive, dynamic legal defense. By tirelessly preparing each case and never being satisfied with anything less than our best effort, we are often able to help our clients on their way to their optimum outcome. You can be confident knowing that should you choose to work with us that we will go the distance in our efforts to helping you protect your freedom and your future. Call today!
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