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