New York Child Abuse Lawyer
Legal Help for Immigrants Charged with Child Abuse
Crimes of moral turpitude committed within five years of entering the United States and which result in a prison sentence of one year or longer can result in deportation for non-U.S. citizens. If a non-citizen already has a crime of moral turpitude on his or her record, the second can result in deportation regardless of when the offenses were committed or the prison sentences received. As child abuse is classified as a crime of moral turpitude, you are at risk of losing your right to stay in the country when faced with such a charge. It is thus vital you enlist the help of a New York immigration defense attorney who also has experience in
The Portela Law Firm, P.C. has successfully defended countless aliens of crimes in the United States and protected their immigrant or non-immigrant status. Both areas of law must be applied hand in hand in order to effectively pursue an outcome that will safeguard your future and your life in this country. Child abuse defenses may include exposing false or exaggerated claims, such as those that may occur during contentious custody battles, sufficiently clarifying simple misunderstandings, and more. The legal team at the firm will review your case to determine the best approach for your specific circumstances.
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The firm may pursue various routes to safeguard your freedom and immigration status. These can include reduction and removal of criminal charges, fighting to win an acquittal, appeal or a motion to vacate a conviction, plea or sentence. Founding partner Manuel Portela's background as an Assistant District Attorney provides him with vast knowledge and experience from which to draw during his tireless advocacy of your rights.
When you need help fighting for your freedom and your immigration rights, contact a New York child abuse attorney