Criminal charges can have devastating consequences in all areas of your life. Not only are you at risk of the severe consequences such as imprisonment, probation, large fines, community service, mandatory treatment programs and more, but your future can be placed in jeopardy. Contact a New York criminal defense lawyer immediately, even if charges have not yet been filed but you have been accused of an offense.
Thecriminal defense and immigration defense team at The Portela Law Firm, P.C. will do everything possible to protect your freedom, as well as your right to remain in this country if you are a non-citizen. To that end, the firm has immigration and criminal defense departments that work together to achieve positive outcomes for clients charged with serious criminal offenses. The legal team will take aggressive and swift action to prevent a conviction that jeopardizes your freedom.
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PROTECTING IMMIGRANTS FROM DEPORTATION
What should you do if you are being threatened with criminal deportation? In the U.S., a non-citizen could be subject to deportation back to their home country if they have been convicted of certain crimes, including smuggling aliens into the country, perjury, an aggravated felony, or a high speed flight from an immigration checkpoint. Typically, a person convicted of a crime like this could be facing time in prison and heavy penalties. For a non-citizen, the consequences are much more life-altering; he or she could lose the life he or she has made in the U.S. permanently. At our firm, we use our extensive understanding of both immigration and criminal law to fight for individuals like you.
The attorneys at the firm are members of the New York State Bar Association, U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Southern Districts and more. They come from diverse and illustrious backgrounds and can address all types of cases at state and federal level, providing service in both English and Spanish as needed. Their cases have been featured in the National Law Review, the New York Law Journal, the New York Times, the New York Jury Verdict Reporter and more.
Do you have questions regarding an immigration issue? If so, then do not hesitate to get in touch with our team at the Portela Law Firm, P.C. Should you choose to work with our team, you will find peace of mind knowing that we are doing everything in our power to ensure that your rights are protected. We are able to handle cases ranging from criminal defense to immigration defense, visas, and naturalization. Please call our office today if you need assistance with one of these important matters.
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