New York Felony Defense Attorney
What are felonies?
The list of which crimes are considered felonies has continued to evolve since the term was first introduced. As crimes that may cause an individual to be incarcerated in a state prison, one should realize the gravity of the felony charges they are facing and contact The Portela Law Firm, P.C. as soon as possible.
It is imperative you have a New York criminal defense lawyer fighting for your rights and freedom if you have been accused of any of the following:
- Drug Crimes
- Firearms offenses
- Fraud related offenses
- Money laundering
- Obstruction of justice
- Sex Crimes
- Smuggling aliens
- Theft crimes
- Threats to national security
- Violent crimes
Consequences of a Felony in NY
There are a number of consequences that a person may face if they are convicted of a felony such as:
- Heavy fines
- Incarceration in a state prison
- Probation (or none, if your offense is severe)
- Mandatory community service
As you can see, the severity of the consequences is extreme in the event of a conviction for this category of a crime. What is so interesting about this particular subject of criminal law is that, when a court is looking at your case, they may determine that a criminal misdemeanor offense is actually an aggravated felony, therefore resulting in severe penalties. Fighting these criminal charges that have been placed against you is more important now than ever. At our firm, we are experienced in the criminal courtroom and we will fight relentlessly to protect your rights.
New York Criminal Defense Attorney
The Portela Law Firm, P.C. will take all possible measures in the fight to protect you from the serious consequences of a felony conviction. Since your freedom is at stake, it is vital you have a legal team intimately familiar with criminal law. The firm's legal team comes from diverse and illustrious backgrounds, pooling their resources to aggressively assert and protect the interests of their clients and the diverse population of New York. They can provide service in English or Spanish and are standing by to help you in any way they can.
If you have been accused of a felony, then contact our attorneys immediately.