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CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW FIRM IN LONG ISLAND

AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE FROM A FORMER PROSECUTOR

The Law Offices of Jonathan B. Manley can provide the aggressive and capable representation that you need in order to fight your criminal charges, no matter how serious they may seem. Regardless of whether or not you are convicted, criminal charges alone can cause irreparable damage to your reputation and possibly to your career path. Our firm is dedicated to defending clients against the potential consequences of criminal charges, handling their cases as quickly as possible in order to protect their name and their future.

Anyone who has been arrested in Long Island should not hesitate to learn what The Law Offices of Jonathan B. Manley can do to defend them.  Our firm has extensive experience in court and will fight skillfully and tirelessly against your charges. Attorney Jonathan B. Manley is a former prosecutor and knows how your opponent thinks. We are able to anticipate the prosecution’s next move and prepare your defense accordingly. We have handled all types of criminal defense cases with outstanding results.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE PRACTICE AREAS

Appeals- 
Was your case mishandled in court? Do you believe that your conviction was unjust? You may be able to appeal your judgment and request to have your case reviewed for legal malpractice or a mistake. Our firm can help you file a strong appeal and can represent you in court.

Domestic Violence- 
Have you been accused of or charged with domestic violence? We can investigate your case to present a strong defense. We may be able to prevent charges from being filed in the first place or we can fight to have your charges dropped or your case dismissed altogether.

DWI/ DUI- Our defense lawyer has the knowledge, training, and experience to fight your charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Charges of drunk driving could result in a suspended license as well as fines and jail time, making it necessary to retain a lawyer who has what it takes to defend you.

Drug Charges- 
From possession to  sale to trafficking, drug crimes are often charged as serious felonies and can result in high fines and lengthy prison sentences. Jonathan B. Manley can thoroughly investigate your case in order to build the strongest possible defense.  He has extensive experience related to search and seizure, wiretapping and search warrants to help you resolve your drug possession case in the best possible manner.

Order of Protection- 
If you and or your children have suffered abuse in the home, you can find relief by obtaining an order of protection. Orders of protection prohibit the restrained individual from contacting you, living with you, or coming within a certain distance of you or your place of residence.

Probation / Parole Violations- 
Charges of a probation or parole violation could land you back in jail or prison. Jonathan B. Manley will gather information and evidence to prove that you did not violate your parole or probation so that you can keep your freedom.

Traffic Tickets- 
Moving violations such as speeding or leaving the scene of an accident can result in criminal and administrative penalties. Your driving record and your criminal record could both suffer. Some aggravated offenses, such as vehicular assault involving bodily injury, can be charged as a felony and result in a prison sentence.

Violent Crimes- 
Violent offenses such as assault and battery, manslaughter, and murder are very serious crimes. If you are facing charges, you need an attorney who will give his or her all to your defense. Our firm will stop at nothing to effectively prepare your case and fight in your defense.

Weapons Charges 
Have you been arrested for unlawful possession, carrying, transportation, sales, or discharge of a firearm or dangerous weapon? Many of these offenses could result in federal charges and the possibility of a federal prison sentence. Don’t take chances with your defense when facing such serious charges.

White Collar Crimes- 
Economic crimes such as embezzlement, blackmail, forgery, check fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion are crimes with harsh sentencing guidelines. Our firm will provide dedicated attention to your defense to protect both your reputation, your business and your criminal record.

An allegation of a crime can have a significant impact on your life. If you have been charged with a crime it is extremely important you contact an attorney as soon as possible. Do not hesitate. Each step in the criminal justice system carries significant consequences. Let the Law Offices of Jonathan B. Manley make sure you are protected from the beginning.