Practice Areas

If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a crime, it is important to have a competent and experienced criminal law attorney on your side, who handles all aspects of criminal defense in state and federal courts.

At Green & Willstatter, our criminal defense attorneys each have more than 30 years of experience defending the rights of individuals who have been arrested or charged with a New York State or Federal criminal offense. Unlike some lawyers, we do not shy away from difficult cases. We advocate relentlessly for our clients, challenging criminal charges and exploring all possible avenues of defense to protect them from unjust conviction.

Contact us for skilled representation in all types of criminal cases involving the following:

White Collar Crimes
We handle complex fraud cases (from healthcare fraud to securities fraud) in federal court that other attorneys prefer not to handle.

DUI/DWI: Whether to Take a Breath Test and Consequences of Refusal
When you refuse a breath test, your license is suspended while prosecution is pending.

Domestic Violence
We defend individuals against allegations of assault or sexual abuse.

Exercising Your Right to Remain Silent
If you are arrested you have the right to decline to answer questions and to remain silent as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution.

Visits from Detectives and/or Federal Agents: How to Respond
Be careful not to make statements to agents that may be used to convict you later.

Grand Jury Subpoenas: What to Do
Learn how to respond to a grand jury subpoena.

Criminal Law / Defense
We help either if you have been arrested for, or may be under investigation for, a crime.

How to Act When a Search Warrant Is Being Executed
Do not antagonize agents who have a court order to conduct a search, but you need not consent to a search or answer any questions. During a search a residence, agents can detain occupants if detained reasonably.

The Client’s Right to Appeal
If you are convicted of a crime, you have the absolute right to appeal.

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