If you are facing any felony charge, whether for a violent offense, drug activity or an alleged financial crime, the defense attorney you choose could make all the difference for your future. When the potential consequences of conviction include a lengthy stay in prison — along with a criminal record that will limit your prospects for your future — proven, dedicated representation is essential.
Over the past decade, we have built a reputation in Albany and beyond for resourceful, aggressive felony defense in cases from DWI to murder. Our Albany criminal law firm — led by a proven trial lawyer James E. Tyner — has achieved successful outcomes in numerous high-profile felony cases. To discuss the charges against you and our ability to help, contact us today.
The Law Office of James E. Tyner, PLLC has succeeded in winning dismissals and acquittals in many state and federal felony cases. Our firm is well prepared to defend you when you face:
There are three types of offenses in Albany: Felonies, Misdemeanors and Violations. Misdemeanors are classified as class “A,” class “B” and unclassified misdemeanors. Misdemeanors are a crime, meaning that if you are convicted of a misdemeanor, you will have a criminal record for the rest of your life.
Similarly, Felony level offenses are crimes as well — the most serious type of crime that you can be charged with.
The most serious felony crimes are designate as class “A-I” felony offenses. In descending order of severity, they continue to include “A-II” offenses, B, C, D, and E, felony offenses. Felony offenses can also be classified as “violent” or “non-violent” offenses as well. Common felony crimes include, “white collar” offenses, assault, sexually-based offenses, murder and the possession or sale of illegal drugs or marijuana, etc.
A felony conviction will affect you for the rest of your life. In addition to being exposed to serious periods of incarceration (in some cases, up to 25 years to life) a felony conviction may prevent you from obtaining financial aid for higher education or obtaining a professional license. Finally, felony convictions can permanently disqualify you from certain privileges, like possessing firearms, and they can make you ineligible to vote, and deprive you of other civil liberties as well.
Mr. Tyner is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in New York, and travel frequently to handle high-stakes felony defense cases. Our firm is prepared to investigate every aspect of the allegations and circumstances of your case in order to identify the right strategy and build an aggressive defense on your behalf.
No matter what is required in your case, the decision to contact us will be a positive step. Speak to an Albany felony attorney today.