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With 100 years of combined experience, Raiser & Kenniff, is the place to turn when you or a loved one are accused of a crime. When the media needs professional and accurate legal insight on criminal cases in the national spotlight they turn to Raiser & Kenniff.


Criminal Defense Lawyers

Former Prosecutors

Our founding partners are both former new york prosecutors who understand how to handle a criminal case from every angle and therefore, they can provide you with the strongest defense.

As Seen On TV

When the media needs professional and accurate legal insight on criminal cases in the national spotlight they turn to Raiser & Kenniff. Turn to a defense law firm with national recognition.

Multiple Offices

Regardless of whether you are in New York City, Nassau County, or Suffolk County, we offer a risk-free consultation. No strings attached. Speak to one of our lawyers and see what your options.

Risk Free Consultation

We offer a risk free evaluation of your case, and are here to help you understand your legal options, and how our lawyers can help you. We are available 24/7, day or night, to help you.


Drug Offenses

Tenacious New York City Drug Attorneys Defend Your Rights

Providing serious assistance for drug charges

If you are under investigation for or have been charged with a drug crime in New York City, it is critical that you seek professional legal help. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. If convicted, you will have a permanent criminal record that can be accessed by law enforcement, future employers and educational institutions, which can negatively impact your life. We strongly urge you to contact a New York drug crimes defense attorney at Raiser & Kenniff, PC, to schedule a consultation about your situation. We have extensive experience in defending against criminal charges of all kinds, including those involving illegal drugs.

Drug defense lawyers serving NYC

Our firm represents clients accused of any type of drug crime, from simple possession of marijuana to the selling, distributing, manufacturing, importing and trafficking of the following substances:

  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • LSD
  • MDMA (Ecstasy)
  • Methamphetamines
  • Steroids

Drug crimes also include the unauthorized obtaining of prescription drugs such as morphine, Xanax or Vicodin. And it is unlawful to possess drug paraphernalia, accessories or the precursor chemicals used to manufacture certain drugs.

Types of charges you face

While minor possession of a small amount of marijuana is a misdemeanor offense, crimes like selling and distributing drugs are felonies. In addition, trafficking a controlled substance across state lines is a federal drug crime. The charges against you may be enhanced if you have a previous criminal history or if minors were involved in your offense. If convicted, you may be subject to imprisonment, heavy fines, probation, community service and court-mandated drug counseling.

When your freedom and future are on the line, you need highly qualified legal help. You need the legal assistance of a New York City drug defense lawyer who has the legal know-how, skills and resources to build a strong case in your defense. We at Raiser & Kenniff, PC, can provide the kind of aggressive and smart representation required in such a situation. We encourage you to consult with one of our attorneys as soon as possible.

Contact us for defense against drug crime charges in NYC

No matter what type of drug crime you’re accused of committing, you need legal help fast. At Raiser & Kenniff, PC, the moment you retain our services, we begin working tirelessly to keep you out of jail. To schedule a free 30-minute consultation with one of our dedicated attorneys, contact us by phone 24/7 at 212-274-0090 or online.

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