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Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed

July 21, 2016

Always Choose a Legal Firm with the Right Credentials

It is no secret that New York courts are strict on laws that pertain to firearms, weapons and drugs. Individuals that commit any of these crimes face severe penalties. If a person commits more than one of these criminal offenses at a time the severity of the penalties will likely be increased. This is especially true for individuals that have prior criminal records. If you or a family member has been accused of a crime like Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed, you are going to need an attorney that specializes in criminal law to represent you.

Considering the severity of this crime it is safe to say that you should do diligent research before committing your case to any law firm. It takes a lot of skill that can only be garnered from years of education and experience to beat or lessen the penalties of possession of controlled substances and firearm charges. It is tempting to try to save money on a lawyer, but you definitely don’t want to spare any expense when it comes to your defense against these types of charges. Most people that have tried to save money on their legal fees often end up being sentenced to the maximum legal limits of the charges they were accused of. This is because these defendants often end up with an inexperienced lawyer, or with an average lawyer that has not proven to be successful in the court room.

Raiser & Kenniff, PC is a legal firm that has the education, experience, connections, and high case win ratios. These are the credentials that are needed to represent clients charged with drug and weapons offenses. After serving as successful New York City prosecutors, the founding partners of the Raiser & Kenniff law firm have a distinct advantage over other legal firms. With 30 years of combined experience in prosecution this firm knows every aspect of prosecution and the battle tactics a prosecutor will use. Prior experience with charging criminals has given our firm a unique advantage. Our team of highly skilled lawyers is well known for creating rock solid defenses that can handle the challenges thrown out by a prosecutor.

The average person without a criminal record can face several years in prison along with exorbitant fines when accused of possessing drugs and weapons at the same time. For someone with a prior record, especially if that record includes prior drug or weapons offenses, the penalties are going to be far worse. At Raiser & Kenniff, we recognize the fact that life can pull us down paths that lead us into participating in activities we later regret. Regardless of how much a person regrets the things they have done, the court system will have its justice. We specialize in helping you receive a fair trial and will present your case in a manner that can help you to receive lighter penalties.

In some cases our team of highly skilled lawyers has been able to help our clients to beat their charges without penalties. Of course, a lot of things will determine whether or not the court can be persuaded into dropping charges. Though we can’t guarantee that your charges will be dropped, we will work diligently to ensure the best possible outcome for you. It is frightening to face weapons offenses combined with controlled substance possession. Our firm will do our best to help you and your loved ones become fully prepared for your day in court.

We place each of our clients as a priority and work hard to create a concrete defense case for them regardless of their charges. Before committing to any legal team, please do research and only select one that has the credentials of Raiser & Kenniff. Contact us today for a free consultation and discover why so many New York City residents choose Raiser & Kenniff, PC to represent them.

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