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Finding the Right Philadelphia Criminal Lawyer to Defend Your Rights

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges in Philadelphia, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and unsure of what to do next. The criminal justice system can be intimidating and confusing, with high stakes consequences that could impact the rest of your life. But you don’t have to navigate this difficult time alone. Hiring a skilled and experienced Philadelphia criminal defense attorney is one of the most important decisions you can make to protect your rights and your future.At Spodek Law Group, we understand how much is on the line when you’ve been accused of a crime. With our team of top-rated Philadelphia criminal lawyers on your side, you can have peace of mind knowing that your case is in the best possible hands. We’ll fight tirelessly to build a strong defense strategy tailored to the unique facts of your case, with the goal of achieving the best outcome for your specific situation.

Why Choosing the Right Criminal Defense Lawyer Matters

Not all criminal defense attorneys are created equal. When your freedom, reputation, and future are at risk, you need a lawyer with the knowledge, skills, and dedication to effectively advocate for you. The quality of your legal representation can make all the difference in the outcome of your case.Here are a few key reasons why selecting the right Philadelphia criminal lawyer is so critical:

  • Experience matters. You want an attorney who has successfully handled cases similar to yours and knows the ins and outs of the Philadelphia criminal courts. At Spodek Law Group, our lawyers have decades of experience defending clients against all types of criminal charges, from misdemeanors to serious felonies.
  • Reputation is important. Hiring a well-respected criminal defense firm can give you a major advantage. Prosecutors and judges are more likely to take your case seriously when you’re represented by a lawyer with a track record of success and a reputation for providing high-quality defense.
  • Personal attention makes a difference. Your case isn’t just another file to us. We take the time to get to know you, understand your side of the story, and develop a personalized strategy aimed at achieving your goals. You’ll work directly with your attorney, not a paralegal or junior associate.
  • You need a fighter in your corner. When your future is on the line, you want a criminal lawyer who will explore every possible avenue to defend you. Our Philadelphia defense attorneys are known for their tenacity, creativity, and commitment to pursuing justice for each client we serve.

Choosing the wrong lawyer can be a costly mistake, leading to a less favorable plea deal, a harsher sentence, or even a wrongful conviction. Don’t take chances with your freedom – make sure you have a top criminal defense team fighting for you.

Types of Criminal Cases We Handle

At Spodek Law Group, no case is too big or too small for our Philadelphia criminal attorneys. We represent adults and juveniles facing all types of misdemeanor and felony charges in state and federal court, including:

  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug crimes, including possession, distribution, and trafficking
  • DUI and traffic offenses
  • Theft crimes, such as shoplifting, robbery, and burglary
  • White collar crimes, including fraud and embezzlement
  • Sex crimes, such as sexual assault and child pornography
  • Homicide and manslaughter
  • Probation and parole violations
  • Appeals and post-conviction relief

No matter how serious the accusations against you may be, you have the right to a skilled legal defense. Our Philadelphia criminal lawyers will thoroughly investigate the evidence, identify weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, and work to get your charges reduced or dismissed whenever possible. When a favorable plea deal can’t be negotiated, we have the trial experience to present a compelling case to a judge or jury.

Our Approach to Criminal Defense

We know that facing criminal charges is one of the most stressful and frightening experiences a person can go through. That’s why we strive to not only provide aggressive legal representation, but also to treat each client with the compassion, respect, and personal attention they deserve. You can count on your Philadelphia criminal attorney to be accessible, keep you informed at every stage of your case, and answer all of your questions in plain English, not “legalese.”Our criminal defense philosophy is proactive and client-focused. From the moment you hire us, we’ll get to work immediately to start building your defense. Depending on the circumstances of your case, this may involve:

  • Carefully reviewing police reports, witness statements, and other evidence
  • Interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence to support your defense
  • Filing motions to suppress illegally obtained evidence or statements
  • Negotiating with prosecutors to have your charges reduced or dismissed
  • Preparing you for every court appearance so you know what to expect
  • Developing a persuasive theory of defense to present at trial
  • Helping you understand your options and make informed decisions

Our goal is always to achieve the best possible outcome given the facts of your case, whether that means securing an acquittal at trial, negotiating a favorable plea bargain, or getting your charges or sentence reduced. We’ll give you an honest assessment of your case and help you weigh the pros and cons of each strategy so you can make the right choice for your unique situation.

Christine Twomey
Christine Twomey
Just had my Divorce case settled 2 months ago after having a horrible experience with another firm. I couldn’t be happier with Claire Banks and Elizabeth Garvey with their outstanding professionalism in doing so with Spodek Law Group. Any time I needed questions answered they were always prompt in doing so with all my uncertainties after 30 yrs of marriage.I feel from the bottom of my heart you will NOT be disappointed with either one. Thanks a million.
Brendan huisman
Brendan huisman
Alex Zhik contacted me almost immediately when I reached out to Spodek for a consultation and was able to effectively communicate the path forward/consequences of my legal issue. I immediately agreed to hire Alex for his services and did not regret my choice. He was able to cover my case in court (with 1 day notice) and not only was he able to push my case down, he carefully negotiated a dismissal of the charge altogether. I highly recommend Spodek, and more specifically, Alex Zhik for all of your legal issues. Thanks guys!
Guerline Menard
Guerline Menard
Thanks again Spodek law firm, particularly Esq Claire Banks who stood right there with us up to the finish line. Attached photos taken right outside of the court building and the smile on our faces represented victory, a breath of fresh air and satisfaction. We are very happy that this is over and we can move on with our lives. Thanks Spodek law 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙌🏼❤️
Keisha Parris
Keisha Parris
Believe every single review here about Alex Z!! From our initial consultation, it was evident that Alex possessed a profound understanding of criminal law and a fierce dedication to his clients rights. Throughout the entirety of my case, Alex exhibited unparalleled professionalism and unwavering commitment. What sets Alex apart is not only his legal expertise but also his genuine compassion for his clients. He took the time to thoroughly explain my case, alleviating any concerns I had along the way. His exact words were “I’m not worried about it”. His unwavering support and guidance were invaluable throughout the entire process. I am immensely grateful for Alex's exceptional legal representation and wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone in need of a skilled criminal defense attorney. Alex Z is not just a lawyer; he is a beacon of hope for those navigating the complexities of the legal system. If you find yourself in need of a dedicated and competent legal advocate, look no further than Alex Z.
Taïko Beauty
Taïko Beauty
I don’t know where to start, I can write a novel about this firm, but one thing I will say is that having my best interest was their main priority since the beginning of my case which was back in Winter 2019. Miss Claire Banks, one of the best Attorneys in the firm represented me very well and was very professional, respectful, and truthful. Not once did she leave me in the dark, in fact she presented all options and routes that could possibly be considered for my case and she reinsured me that no matter what I decided to do, her and the team will have my back and that’s exactly what happened. Not only will I be liberated from this case, also, I will enjoy my freedom and continue to be a mother to my first born son and will have no restrictions with accomplishing my goals in life. Now that’s what I call victory!! I thank the Lord, My mother, Claire, and the Spodek team for standing by me and fighting with me. Words can’t describe how grateful I am to have the opportunity to work with this team. I’m very satisfied, very pleased with their performance, their hard work, and their diligence. Thank you team!
Anthony Williams
Anthony Williams
Hey, how you guys doing? Good afternoon my name is Anthony Williams I just want to give a great shout out to the team of. Spodek law group. It is such a honor to use them and to use their assistance through this whole case from start to finish. They did everything that they said they was gonna do and if it ever comes down to it, if I ever have to use them again, hands-down they will be the first law office at the top of my list, thank you guys so much. It was a pleasure having you guys by my side so if you guys ever need them, do not hesitate to pick up the phone and give them a call.
Loveth Okpedo
Loveth Okpedo
Very professional, very transparent, over all a great experience
Bee L
Bee L
Amazing experience with Spodek! Very professional lawyers who take your case seriously. They treated me with respect, were always available, and answered any and all questions. They were able to help me very successfully and removed a huge stress. Highly recommend.
divesh patel
divesh patel
I can't recommend Alex Zhik and Spodek Law Firm highly enough for their exceptional legal representation and personal mentorship. From the moment I engaged their services in October 2022, Alex took the time to understand my case thoroughly and provided guidance every step of the way. Alex's dedication to my case went above and beyond my expectations. His expertise, attention to detail, and commitment to achieving the best possible outcome were evident throughout the entire process. He took the time to mentor me, ensuring I understood the legal complexities involved to make informed decisions. Alex is the kind of guy you would want to have a beer with and has made a meaningful impact on me. I also want to acknowledge Todd Spodek, the leader of the firm, who played a crucial role in my case. His leadership and support bolstered the efforts of Alex, and his involvement highlighted the firm's commitment to excellence. Thanks to Alex Zhik and Todd Spodek, I achieved the outcome I desired, and I am incredibly grateful for their professionalism, expertise, and genuine care. If you're in need of legal representation, look no further than this outstanding team.

Philadelphia Criminal Defense FAQs

Facing criminal charges can be confusing and overwhelming, especially if you’ve never been through the process before. Here are answers to some of the most common questions we hear from clients:

What should I do if I’m arrested or questioned by police?

If you are arrested or suspected of a crime, the most important thing you can do is exercise your right to remain silent and request an attorney. Don’t try to explain your side of the story or answer questions without a lawyer present, as anything you say can be used against you. Politely inform the police that you are invoking your right to counsel and say nothing further until your attorney arrives.

How much does it cost to hire a Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer?

The cost of hiring a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia will depend on factors such as the complexity of your case, the severity of the charges, and the lawyer’s experience and reputation. Some attorneys charge an hourly rate, while others may offer a flat fee for certain types of cases.At Spodek Law Group, we understand that legal fees are a concern for many of our clients. That’s why we offer flexible payment plans and will work with you to find a fee structure that fits your budget. We also offer a free initial consultation so you can get to know us and learn about your options without any obligation.

What are the possible outcomes of my criminal case?

The outcome of your criminal case will depend on the specific facts and circumstances, as well as the strength of the evidence against you. Some possible outcomes include:

  • Dismissal of charges
  • Acquittal (a finding of “not guilty”) at trial
  • Conviction on some or all charges, either through a guilty plea or a trial
  • Sentencing, which may include fines, probation, and/or imprisonment
  • Alternative sentencing, such as drug treatment or community service

Your Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer will work with you to identify your goals and develop a strategy aimed at achieving the best possible result. In some cases, it may be in your best interest to negotiate a plea bargain to avoid the risk and uncertainty of trial. In others, it may be necessary to fight the charges all the way to a jury verdict.

How long will my criminal case take?

The length of your criminal case will depend on factors such as the complexity of the issues, the amount of evidence involved, and the court’s schedule. Some cases may be resolved in a matter of weeks, while others can take months or even years to reach a conclusion.Your Philadelphia criminal attorney will keep you informed of any developments and give you an estimate of how long your case may take. We understand that the criminal justice process can be frustrating and will do everything in our power to resolve your case as efficiently as possible, while still providing the highest quality defense.

Choose Spodek Law Group for Your Philadelphia Criminal Defense Needs

If you or someone you love is facing criminal charges in Philadelphia, don’t wait to seek experienced legal representation. The sooner you have a skilled criminal defense lawyer on your side, the better your chances of achieving a favorable outcome.At Spodek Law Group, we have a proven track record of success defending clients against all types of criminal accusations. Our Philadelphia criminal attorneys have the knowledge, experience, and dedication to provide the aggressive defense you need and the personal attention you deserve.Here are just a few reasons why clients choose us for their criminal defense needs:

  • We have a team of top-rated criminal lawyers with decades of experience.
  • We’ve successfully handled thousands of criminal cases, from misdemeanors to serious felonies.
  • We have a reputation for providing aggressive, effective defense in and out of the courtroom.
  • We offer personalized attention and will be there for you 24/7.
  • We have a network of experts, including investigators and forensic specialists, to support your defense.
  • We offer affordable rates and flexible payment plans.
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