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The Law Office of Michael D. Litman, PLLC Aug. 5, 2022

Criminal Defense Attorney in Harrison

Get Reliable Criminal Defense when You Need It the Most

Harrison is considered to be one of the best places to live in New York, and those of us who live here do not find that fact surprising. Our community is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S. Violent crimes happen far less often in Harrison than in most of America. Your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime in Harrison are one in 5789, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants. This makes Harrison safer than 76% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. Even though Harrison has earned its reputation for a safe, thriving community, that does not mean that residents avoid legal troubles entirely. If you have found yourself in a situation where you need criminal defense, look no further than the firm of Michael D. Litman.

How to Find a Good Criminal Defense Attorney

If you or a loved one are facing criminal charges, we understand that time is of the essence. You want to find a criminal defense attorney who will represent your case in the best light possible and you want to do it quickly. Making sure that you have a strong criminal defense team on your side will benefit your likelihood of winning the case and your future. We understand the process of searching for a lawyer can be intimidating, but we will bring the following attributes to the table in order to give you the criminal defense you need:

  • Responsiveness and communication

The period leading up to your trial is a critical time, and we place a great emphasis on maintaining consistent communication with you during this time and beyond. When you work with us, we will get to work on your case right away and will not stop until the case is resolved.

  • Experience

Michael Litman’s immense experience in criminal law speaks for itself. His criminal defense expertise includes drug crimes, DWI, larceny, robbery, burglary, ID theft, and sex crimes. No matter what kind of crime you or your loved one might be accused of, you can trust him to be familiar with the best defenses we can present.

  • Negotiation skills

When it comes to criminal defense attorneys, negotiation skills are an absolute must. We will need to negotiate the relevant matters of the case to the judge for approval and to get you the best deal possible.

  • Integrity

It is important for us to be upfront and honest with you about the information relevant to your case. You can trust that we will be open with you and that we will make sure you are aware of the best potential outcomes for you. This will help us understand your needs and will help us deliver the best results for your case.

If you need criminal defense in Harrison, call Michael D. Litman or contact us online today.


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