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When you’re facing a federal issue, you need an attorney whose going to be available 24/7 to help you get the results and outcome you need. The value of working with the Spodek Law Group is that we treat each and every client like a member of our family.

Best Queens Criminal Lawyers and Queens Criminal Defense Attorneys

When You Need the Best Queens Criminal Lawyers, Turn to Spodek Law Group

You’ve been arrested and charged with a crime in Queens, NY. Your mind is racing with questions and worries. What will happen to me? Will I go to jail? How will this affect my job, my family, my future?First and foremost, STAY CALM. You are not alone in this fight. Thousands of people find themselves in your shoes every year – good people who made a mistake or were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. The most important thing you can do right now is retain an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney to protect your rights and secure the best possible outcome in your case.At Spodek Law Group, we have been defending clients against criminal charges in Queens and throughout NYC for over 50 years combined. Our battle-tested team of litigators includes former prosecutors who know exactly how the other side thinks. We don’t just know the law inside and out – we understand the tactics, goals and strategies of the opposing side, giving us a major advantage as we prepare your defense.

Why Choose Spodek Law Group as Your Queens Criminal Defense Lawyers?

When your life and liberty are on the line, you can’t afford to take chances with bargain basement representation or an overworked public defender who is juggling hundreds of cases. You need a law firm with a proven track record of success handling cases like yours. Consider this:

  • Our firm has over 50 years of combined criminal law experience and has helped thousands of clients get charges reduced or dismissed entirely.
  • We are available 24/7 to assist you. Our offices are staffed round the clock because we know an arrest can happen anytime.
  • Our team includes former prosecutors who understand how the other side operates and can anticipate their every move.
  • We prepare every single case for trial and never back down from a fight in court when necessary to protect you.
  • We have a network of experts, including former FBI and DEA agents, who assist us with investigation and strategy.
  • Our consistent results have earned us recognition as one of the top criminal defense firms in NYC.

When you hire Spodek Law Group, you are putting your case in the hands of a firm that has been in the trenches and emerged victorious for our clients time and time again. We are not afraid to take on the tough cases. No matter how complex your case may seem, we have likely handled something similar many times before.

We Defend All Types of Criminal Charges in Queens, NY

At Spodek Law Group, no case is too big or too small. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or a serious felony charge, we are here to provide the strongest possible defense. Some of the most common charges we defend against include:

  • Drug possession and sale
  • Weapons charges
  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Theft crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • White collar crimes
  • Homicide and manslaughter

Even if you are under investigation and haven’t been charged yet, it is crucial that you retain legal counsel immediatelyOur attorneys can often intervene early in the process to get an investigation closed before charges are ever filed. The sooner you call us, the more options we will have to protect you.

Understanding the Queens Criminal Court Process

If you’ve been arrested in Queens, your case will be handled in one of three courts depending on the severity of the charges:

  • Queens Criminal Court, Summons Part – Handles low-level violations and infractions
  • Queens Criminal Court – Misdemeanor cases are handled here
  • Queens Supreme Court – Felony cases go to the Supreme Court

The specific court your case is assigned to makes a big difference in terms of the procedures that will be followed and the potential sentences that may be imposed if convicted. Having an attorney who is intimately familiar with the judges and prosecutors in each court is a huge advantage. At Spodek Law Group, we have been handling cases in all of the Queens criminal courts for decades. We know how to navigate the system efficiently and effectively to get you the best result possible no matter which court you find yourself in.

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.

Potential Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Queens

The stakes in a criminal case could not be higher. A conviction can turn your entire life upside down, impacting your freedom, your family, your career, and your future. Depending on the charges, you could be facing:

  • Lengthy prison sentence
  • Hefty fines and court costs
  • Probation and community service
  • Mandatory drug or alcohol treatment
  • Sex offender registration
  • Immigration consequences like deportation
  • Loss of professional licenses
  • Difficulty finding employment or housing
  • Child custody issues
  • Damage to your reputation in the community

Don’t let one mistake define the rest of your life. You have the right to a robust legal defense, and we are here to provide it. Our goal is always to pursue every available option to get your charges reduced or dismissed entirely. We will leave no stones unturned in building the strongest possible case on your behalf.

Our Approach to Defending Queens Criminal Cases

No two criminal cases are exactly alike, which is why we never take a cookie-cutter approach to defense. When you hire Spodek Law Group, we take the time to thoroughly review every detail of your case to identify any weaknesses in the prosecution‘s case that we can exploit.Some of the defense strategies we may employ include:

  • Challenging illegal searches and seizures
  • Suppressing evidence obtained in violation of your rights
  • Exposing unreliable witness testimony
  • Presenting alibi evidence
  • Negotiating plea bargains to reduce charges
  • Arguing mitigating circumstances
  • Preparing a rock-solid case for trial

Rest assured, when you have Spodek Law Group in your corner, you will have a dedicated team working tirelessly to secure a positive outcome. We consider it our solemn duty to stand by you during this difficult time and to fight for your rights at every stage of the process.

Why Hiring a Queens Criminal Lawyer is Critical

Facing criminal charges is one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through. The criminal justice system is incredibly complex, with procedures and rules that are foreign to the average person. Trying to handle your case alone is a recipe for disaster.Here’s why you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner:

  • Lawyers know the system inside and out and can guide you through every step of the process.
  • An attorney can identify weaknesses in the prosecution’s case and build a strong defense strategy.
  • Your lawyer can negotiate with prosecutors to get charges reduced or dismissed.
  • An experienced trial attorney can vigorously defend you in court if necessary.
  • Your attorney can make sure your rights are protected at every stage.

Choosing the right criminal defense lawyer is one of the most important decisions you will ever makeYou need a firm with a proven track record of success handling cases like yours. At Spodek Law Group, we have the experience, skill, and tenacity to provide the strongest possible defense no matter how serious the charges against you may be.

Get the Legal Help You Need Today

If you or a loved one has been arrested in Queens, NY, time is of the essence. The sooner you retain legal counsel, the better your chances of securing a positive outcome in your case. At Spodek Law Group, we are available 24/7 to take your call and provide the guidance you need during this difficult time.

Here’s what you can expect when you contact us for help:

  • A free and confidential consultation to discuss your case
  • A thorough review of the charges and evidence against you
  • A customized defense strategy tailored to your unique needs
  • Aggressive advocacy at every stage of the process
  • Clear and frequent communication to keep you informed
  • A tireless pursuit of the best possible resolution

Don’t leave your fate in the hands of an overworked public defender or an inexperienced attorney. Your choice of legal representation is too important. Turn to the team at Spodek Law Group and put over 50 years of experience on your side.

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