Manhattan Criminal Defense Attorney
20+ Years Advocating for Those Arrested in New York
If you have been charged with a crime in the state of New York, the consequences of a conviction can be severe. Whether you are looking at a misdemeanor or felony, a guilty verdict can lead to expensive fines, jail time, and even the loss of your immigration status if you are a lawful permanent resident or nonimmigrant visa holder.
For these reasons, fighting the charges against you is critical, and the best way to increase your chance of success is by getting in contact with our criminal defense lawyers at the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C. We are fully prepared to fight for your rights and freedom. These cases can move incredibly quickly, so we urge you to retain our legal representation right from the start. We fiercely advocate for our clients and use our legal knowledge to ensure their voice is heard.
Types of Cases We Handle
Because we have more than 24 years of experience, we can handle a wide range of criminal accusations. Each type of allegation requires a different approach, and we can develop an effective strategy that gives you the highest possible likelihood of a favorable outcome
Our firm represents clients facing all types of criminal charges, including:
- Drug Crimes
- Assault/Domestic Violence
- Crimes Affecting Immigration Status
One of the ways our attorney can protect you early on is by helping you exercise your right to remain silent. In the heat of the situation, it can be easy to say things you don't mean or that can be misinterpreted. We work to defend the rights of each client and strengthen their case both in and out of the courtroom.