Criminal Defense

Being investigated, arrested, or charged with a criminal offense is an intimidating and stressful experience and one that can deeply impact your personal, social, and work life. Whether you are facing a minor misdemeanor or a serious felony, you are suddenly thrown into the criminal justice system. This is a system where you are likely unfamiliar with the terminology, procedures, and decisions that will need to be made about your case.

You will have the choice of a criminal defense attorney who is the one legal professional whose job it is to protect your rights, ensure you receive fair treatment, and work diligently to help you pursue the best possible outcome. Experience matters as does commitment and integrity. You will find all those qualities at Heilig Branigan LLP where you will; be represented by an attorney who has a strong background in law enforcement as well as past experience as an Assistant District Attorney. 

When it comes to your defense, there's no one else you'd rather have fighting for you! We are a team of seasoned trial lawyers who can present compelling arguments on your behalf before a judge and jury. 

Have you been arrested in Suffolk or Nassau County? Call now or click the contact button below for help! Let us fight for you!

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Such cases can include but are not limited to:

  • Federal crimes which generally differ from state crimes; investigated by federal agencies like the FBI, DEA, and others and prosecuted in federal courts subject to federal rules and guidelines

  • State crimes, prosecuted in the local New York courts

  • DWI and vehicle-related crimes, including vehicular manslaughter, reckless driving, and more

  • Domestic violence such as assault, stalking, child abuse, and more

  • Drug crimes including drug trafficking, possession, distribution, and other controlled substance activity

  • Juvenile crimes involving arrests of minors for crimes ranging from vandalism to serious felonies

  • Theft crimes ranging from petty theft/shoplifting to grand theft and vehicle theft

  • Traffic offenses ranging from moving violations to criminal traffic offenses

  • Violent crimes including such crimes as manslaughter, murder, arson, armed robbery, and other serious felonies

  • White collar crimes including various types of fraud, embezzlement, money laundering and more

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