Felonies are serious crimes with equally severe penalties. Certain offenses usually classified as misdemeanors can result in felony charges. These specific circumstances result in mandatory penalties if the crime involved a deadly weapon or committed against a law enforcement officer.
Dedicated Lawyers Defending You Against Life-Changing Criminal Charges
At Lerner & Lerner, P.C., we have represented residents of Nassau and Suffolk counties under investigation for criminal activity or facing felony charges that include:
- Aggravated DWI/DUI
- Drug crimes
- Weapons crimes/gun crimes
- White collar crimes, including credit card, Medicaid and workers’ compensation fraud
- Grand Larceny
Significant fines and lengthy prison sentences in federal and state penitentiaries are often the result of convictions. Beyond the criminal consequences, a felony conviction has a lasting impact, including challenges in:
- Finding a job
- Locating a place to live
- Obtaining a loan
- Securing professional certifications and clearances
- Losing the right to vote
- Losing the right to carry a gun
The Need For Legal Help During Prearrest Investigations
Even if you are under investigation by law enforcement or regulatory authorities, time is of the essence in securing legal advice. The way you conduct yourself through actions and responses regarding the investigation can be an important factor in the outcome. Law enforcement takes investigations seriously, as do the attorneys at our firm. You should as well.
The stakes are high. The selection of the right attorney is vital to pursue the best outcome, both now and in the future.
Contact Our Attorneys Today To Get The Help You Need
Our Nassau County criminal law attorneys work to protect your rights and preserve your future. They employ all resources to defend you to the fullest extent possible. For more information, contact us at 516-741-4100 or fill out our intake form.
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