Criminal Defense Attorneys

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The term "criminal defense" covers a lot of ground, making it difficult to categorize for the benefit of someone searching for the right lawyer.

We've broken it down in accordance with the most common search terms, omitting "street crime" for a simple reason: if you're facing a serious charge, you already know who we are, or you know someone who does. Feel free to call us to schedule a consultation.

State And Federal Offenses

For others visiting this site, it's important to distinguish between state and federal practice. Relatively few firms do both. Scott Krasny and Jack Furlong routinely appear in state and federal courts in New Jersey and throughout the country. They are Certified as Criminal Trial Lawyers by the New Jersey Supreme Court, and are both AV Preeminent peer review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating.

White Collar Criminal Defense

Persons accused of crimes in business — which often fall under the umbrella of white collar crimes typically have no experience with the criminal justice system, so we've devoted a section to explain some of the issues that might help in choosing a lawyer.

Sex Crimes/Megan's Law/Adam Walsh Act

Sex crimes are unique in criminal defense because the universe of collateral consequences — what happens after the criminal case is over — is so vast as to defy easy understanding.

Megan's Law is a far- reaching law of its own, in which clients have to confront life-changing conditions even if they never spend a day in prison. The far-reaching impact of Megan's Law is closely tied to privacy concerns and other interstate issues that arise as a result of The Adam Walsh Act — Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act ("SORNA").

Contact Furlong and Krasny

The attorneys at Furlong and Krasny have spent their careers defending clients from arrest to expungement, and we are confident in our ability to obtain the best results under the most difficult circumstances.

Contact us with your concerns and let us know how we can help. Our nationwide criminal defense practice is based in West Trenton, allowing us to defend clients in the Trenton area, throughout New Jersey, and across the United States.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.