Criminal Law Overview

A Team of Preeminent New York City Criminal Defense Attorneys Providing clients with sound advice at every stage of their case

If you are arrested, we at Raiser & Kenniff, PC, know what you are going through. Steadfast and experienced, our team of criminal defense lawyers can provide you with the legal support and guidance you need. Throughout New York City, we have developed a reputation for being innovative, well respected and compassionate. When we take your case, you can expect be treated with the highest level of legal service.

Additionally, we are equipped to tackle the most complicated cases. No matter what charge you face, our criminal defense attorneys are up for the challenge.

Criminal litigation in Manhattan

Have you recently been arrested? Are you unsure of where to turn? Whether you are accused of a misdemeanor or felony, Raiser & Kenniff, PC, is ready to stand by your side and fight for you. Each criminal defense lawyer at our firm is experienced at handling the following types of cases in New York City:

  • Assault and Battery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Pornography
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Cyber Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Arson
  • Domestic Violence
  • Petit Larceny
  • Traffic Violations
  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies

If you are accused of a sex crime or other type of felony offense in New York City, we understand what is at stake in your case and our attorneys are prepared to work tirelessly to defend you.

Federal crimes

We are especially skilled at representing clients accused of a federal crimes. These offenses carry more severe penalties than state level crimes. If you face charges for a federal crime in New York City, speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. If convicted, you could face a lengthy prison sentence and costly fines.

Below are some examples of crimes that are prosecuted on the federal level:

  • Cyber crimes
  • Drug trafficking
  • Crimes against children
  • Tax crimes
  • Fraud and other white collar crimes

Your first phone call after an arrest for a federal crime should be to a skilled criminal defense lawyer. Raiser & Kenniff, PC, is available 24/7 to take your call.

For a solid criminal defense in NYC

When you find yourself being charged with crime in NYC, Raiser & Kenniff, PC, can provide you with a bulwark defense. To schedule a free 30-minute consultation with one of our dedicated attorneys, contact us by phone at 212-274-0090 or online.

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Mr. Steve Raiser did an excellent job handling my case, his hard work led to the dismissal of my cases. Not only was Steve Raiser very professional, he was also very personable as I was able to talk to him as a friend and seek advice from him. Steve Raiser made me feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend him to family, friends, and anyone who is in need of help from an attorney.

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