What is a White Collar Crime?
A White Collar crime typically involves allegations of some level of deceit or fraud within, and outside the physical confines of a company or corporate entity. Individuals or corporations are subject to White Collar criminal charges, investigations, grand jury proceedings and trials.
Types of White Collar Crimes
Conviction of a White Collar crime can derail any career. However, criminal charges of any kind typically puts professional licensing of individuals such as stock brokers, lawyers, doctors, pharmacists, financial planners, etc. in jeopardy. This adds insult to injury as the impact of any criminal conviction can wreak havoc and often forever impact one’s professional, personal and social life.
Our White Collar Defense Attorneys fight to preserve the professional license, career and livelihood of the accused.
Sentencing for White Collar Crimes in NY State
Unless charged as a Federal Crime, white collar criminal convictions are sentenced according to New York misdemeanor and felony sentencing guidelines according to the type of crime.
Choosing a White Collar Defense Lawyer
When your career, lifetime earning potential and quality of life in jeopardy, you will want to hire the most qualified attorney as quickly as possible to preserve your rights and to mount the strongest defense possible. Time may not be on your side and having experienced legal counsel walk you through each step from the very beginning is invaluable.
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is one of the most reputable and respected law firms in Upstate New York. Our experienced attorneys have been successfully defending those accused of white collar crimes since 1898.
Contact us today a free phone consultation or schedule a confidential in-person meeting with our attorneys at one of our convenient offices in Albany, Schenectady, Troy or Saratoga Springs, NY. Upon request, our legal team is also available to meet at your home and/or place of business.
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