Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta

Defense for State & Federal Crimes

If you or a loved one is facing criminal allegations, the stakes are high, and this is not a game. Your future is now face-to-face with the U.S. criminal justice system, and you need a proven, experienced lawyer on your side. Our Atlanta criminal defense attorneys are prepared to help you through each phase of your legal journey.

What We Do

The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. aggressively represents clients charged with state or federal crimes. As a former federal prosecutor in the Appellate Section of the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and a former Assistant United States Attorney, Attorney Weintraub knows how the prosecution thinks, and how to secure positive results for our clients.

Mr. Weintraub's reputation as a tenacious lawyer is only strengthened by his integrity and compassion for defending his clients and their constitutional rights. The firm is admitted to practice law in Georgia and all United States Federal Courts, including the United States Supreme Court. The phone lines are operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if you need immediate assistance with your case. We're here to help.

Cases We Handle

Our legal team handles cases ranging from DUI to the most serious of federal crimes. Regardless of the accusations, all crimes have consequences, and our firm is dedicated to protecting our clients from the penalties they face. We fight for clients in wide range of state and federal cases, including:

DUI
The state of Georgia refers to the crime of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs as DUI. If you're charged for DUI, you need the help of a DUI attorney who will fight tirelessly for your rights. Remember, a DUI is a criminal offense and will go on your permanent record. We are waiting to answer your questions about DUI myths, DUI penalties, DDS hearings and more.

Aggravated Assault
This serious offense is outlined under Georgia Code Title 16, and is punishable by jail or prison time and heavy fines. The state will heavily prosecute those charged with aggravated assault, and your best chance at avoiding severe penalties is with the help of a lawyer.

Armed Robbery
Accused of armed robbery in Georgia? Our firm can aggressively defend your rights and your freedom against these charges, so call today.

Arson
If you are under investigation for arson, a lawyer from our firm can protect your rights and fight on your behalf to avoid conviction and penalties. Get help now; as arson convictions can subject defendants to lengthy terms of imprisonment.

ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives
When you are facing federal charges involving alcohol, tobacco, or weapons violations, you may be investigated by the ATF. The ATF acts to reduce smuggling, protect tax revenue, and ensure federal laws and regulations are being followed. This powerful agency is known for its vigorous investigation tactics, which is why you need a legal advocate on your side.

Bank Robbery
Federal charges for bank robbery can include crimes involving banks, savings and loan associations, ATMs, and credit unions. If you have been charged with bank robbery, time is of the essence. Our legal team can defend your rights every step of the way.

Child Pornography
Individuals charged with child pornography offenses face an uphill battle to prove their innocence. It is recommended to start the legal process as soon as possible. If convicted, you can face life-altering penalties. Child pornography charges are usually publicly announced, and you need an aggressive defense attorney who will help you avoid conviction and save your reputation.

Criminal Appeals
Wrongful convictions and unfair sentencing can be challenged through the appeals process. A criminal appeal is not a retrial; it is an official review of the trial records in order to determine whether or not proceedings were conducted fairly and according to the law.

Federal Drug Crimes
Charged with a federal drug crime? Your best bet for minimizing damage and avoiding conviction is with the help of an attorney from our firm. Federal drug crimes can include drug possession, sales, trafficking, manufacturing, importation, conspiracy and much more.

Federal Weapons Charges
If you have been charged with a federal crime involving the use of weapons, you may lose your right to own or possess a gun and face other harsh penalties as well. Our legal team is prepared to fight aggressively on behalf of clients charged for weapons offenses.

Felonies & Misdemeanors
After you have been accused of a crime, there is the possibility for different outcomes depending on how you handle your charges. With the help of an Atlanta defense attorney, you may be able to protect your freedom and future against the charges and penalties you face.

Homicide
This is considered the most serious of all federal crimes, and is defined as the unlawful killing of another human being. Homicide charges can take several different forms, and our firm is familiar with the methods of defense that will be effective in defending your rights.

Internet Crimes
The most common internet crimes include child pornography, fraud crimes, and illegal sex and drug offenses. Our law firm is comprised of computer and internet savvy attorneys who can defend you against any type of internet crime charge, regardless of the evidence brought against you.

Manslaughter
Manslaughter charges can be broken down into two categories based on whether the death was the result of self-defense. This crime is different than murder, but individuals who are convicted of manslaughter will still face serious penalties including time in prison.

Violent Crimes
The penalties for being accused of a violent crime include fines, probation, mandatory anger management classes and jail time. The majority of violent crimes are classified as felonies and will be prosecuted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. Examples of violent crimes include: assault, battery, kidnapping, and hate crimes. Get the help you need by speaking with a knowledgeable attorney.

White Collar Crimes
The federal government takes white collar crimes very seriously, and you need a defense attorney who can provide you with comprehensive legal defense to effectively combat the prosecution's case. Money laundering, embezzlement, extortion, conspiracy, RICO violations, federal tax charges and other white collar crimes carry harsh penalties, so act today to defend your rights.

Contact The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C.

Our law firm can also vigorously represent you against charges of Medicare & Medicaid fraud, RICO violations, and much more. How you use the time after you have been charged is critical to the outcome of your case, so don't hesitate to secure the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney from our firm.

Contact us today to learn more about your case and how we can help.