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Experienced Nassau County Attorneys Fighting Felony & Violent Felony Charges

Experienced Defense against the Most Serious Charges

Felonies are the most serious crimes one can face under the American judicial system. As such, they carry the most severe penalties, including major fines and even lengthy incarceration in a state or federal penitentiary. Violent felonies include serious types of Robbery, Burglary, and Assault.

In some cases, a particular crime may be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the factual circumstances. For examples, assaults with physical injury are misdemeanors but those with serious physical injury are felonies, and some misdemeanor crimes, such as drunk driving, can be raised to a felony based upon a prior conviction.

If you or a loved one faces a felony or violent felony charge in Nassau County, you must take the situation very seriously. You need experienced legal help. You need the Long Island criminal lawyers at Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC.

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What Is Considered a Felony?

There are many felony crimes, including:

  • Burglary
  • Evidence tampering
  • Forgery
  • Drug charges
  • Firearms crimes and other weapons violations
  • Money laundering

Remember, the circumstances may determine if a crime is classified as a misdemeanor, a felony or a violent felony. You may face additional mandatory penalties if your crime involved a deadly weapon. And if your crime was committed against a policeman or other law enforcement officer, you are almost certainly facing serious felony charges.

Does Having a Felony Ruin Your Life?

A felony conviction can ruin your life. It can leave you with a criminal record that prevents you from voting, purchasing a firearm, finding housing or employment, or obtaining a loan. When facing such charges, you simply must consult an attorney experienced with criminal law.

At the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated law firm of Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC, our partners are AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated former Nassau County prosecutors. We know the protocols of the courts where your case will be heard, and we know the tendencies of the prosecutors who will try to convict you. We use this information to build the strongest possible defense for you particular case.

What Does Having a Felony Prevent You From Doing?

Being convicted of a felony can serious limit several parts of your personal life and professional career. Most employers have a policy in place that allows them to immediately terminate employees that have been convicted of a felony. In addition, finding new work becomes more difficult as well due to the background checks recruiters run for their company. A felony can keep you out of certain industries entirely and also limit your ability to start a business on your own.

Do not leave your Nassau County felony case in inexperienced hands. Contact Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC as soon as possible.

Experienced Long Island Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Help

If you or a loved one faces a felony charge on Long Island or in any of the five boroughs, you need the experienced criminal defense attorneys at Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC. Call us to schedule a consultation today. Contact us online or at (516) 218-5131. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to discuss your legal situation.

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Case Results

  • SEVEN FIGURE SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
  • CHARGES DROPPED WITHOUT ARREST RAPE ALLEGATIONS
  • CONVICTION VACATED AND CHARGES DISMISSED DEPORTED AFTER GUILTY PLEA IN 2005
  • SIX FIGURE SETTLEMENT JOGGER HIT BY MOTOR VEHICLE
  • DISMISSED DRUG CASE
  • DISMISSED INTOXICATED DRIVING CASE
  • DISMISSED FELONY DRUG CASE
  • JURY ACQUITTAL 84-COUNT INDICTMENT
  • DISMISSED AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT
  • JURY ACQUITTAL ARMED ROBBERY
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