Lawyers for the Accused

Providing Criminal Defense for those Accused of a Crime.

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If you’ve been charged with a crime or are under investigation, the criminal defense lawyers at LaMarche Safranko Law take whatever time is necessary to sit with you and your family, understand the specific facts of your case and the allegations against you. Whether you are charged with possession or sale of drugs, grand larceny, theft, assault, robbery, white collar crimes, domestic violence or DWI, our team approach allows us to work together to fully understand the facts and circumstances of every case and allows us to provide thorough and personalized attention to our clients.

The lawyers at LaMarche Safranko Law explore the underlying reasons a person may be charged with a crime because we know that often drugs, alcohol, gambling, anger and/or mental health can be relevant to a criminal case. We often guide our clients toward treatment avenues that not only address the underlying issues but also help resolve criminal cases successfully.

Our defense attorneys explain the criminal process, the burden of proof, the elements of the charges, and what the options are. We talk candidly about what the process will look like and how we can best represent you, whether by taking your case to trial or negotiating the best possible resolution.

The criminal defense attorneys at LaMarche Safranko Law explore all legal challenges that may exist in a case. Examples include: Was your home or vehicle searched? Was there a valid search and seizure of evidence? Did you give a statement? Did you understand your right to remain silent?  Was your statement voluntary? Was there probable cause to make an arrest? Is the prosecution timely? Were you properly identified?

Our lawyers are experienced in handling all aspects of a criminal case including handling hearings and conducting criminal trials in cases ranging from burglary, robbery, conspiracy and murder to criminal mischief, drugs, assaults, petit larceny, DWI and other traffic related matters. It is best to have your criminal lawyer involved from the beginning of a case or investigation.  In some instances, our lawyers are able to assist in avoiding the arrest and prosecution altogether.

When the case warrants it, our attorneys utilize mock juries and focus groups to explore important aspects of a case to properly prepare for trial.

When trial is not the best option, our lawyers work hard to find creative solutions to resolve your criminal case and lessen the potential consequences to you and your family.

Our experience as criminal defense attorneys throughout the Federal and State courts in New York will give you the confidence of knowing you have team that will work hard to obtain the best outcome for your case.

Since arrests don’t always happen during business hours, the criminal lawyers at LaMarche Safranko Law are available 24/7, 365 days per year to assist with a criminal matter by calling 518-982-0770 or 844-ACCUSED. We have offices in Latham, Albany, and Plattsburgh for your convenience.

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If you need a lawyer to be behind you and work directly with you, this is the man for the job.Thanks for everything and it was a pleasure working with you! I hope you continue being successful in your practice!Mike ConroyMike Conroy ★★★★★ George has always been there for even the smallest concern. His insights and guidance always put me at ease. I can’t imagine relying on anyone else for my legal advice.Kelley GreeneKelley Greene ★★★★★ Always going above and beyond expectations for clients. Extremely very knowledgeable of the law, and excellent capabilities to address any legal situation presented to them. Once you have utilized their superior service, they are always there for you, even years later.dra luckydra lucky ★★★★★ Money well spent and the outcome, extremely satisfying...My life was turn upside down and they listened to me and put thier skills to work, giving me another chance by God's grace. If you're reading this because you want to find the best representation, you are were I was at 4am one morning. My lawyer at the time did not give me the confidence and to be honest I was very scared of the end results especially when the report did not align with the actual events. After calling this office I was connected with Nick Evanovich and I started getting answers the next day. If you've had a human experience and "they" coming for you don't be loyal to anyone that is looking to get you a good deal, (good deals in court don't work for everyone if you get where I am coming from) these guys are after the best outcome.Curtis SankeyCurtis Sankey ★★★★★ I was fortunate at the age of 13 to meet George LaMarche when I worked at the Waterford Youth Council. I knew then what I know now of his discipline, tremendous moral character, and ability to work within difficult situations. Yes, at that age I knew. He was destined to serve in this capacity and his work is meticulous. I've watched him grow and cannot be more proud of that. What a professional, I know his work, I know his dedication and I trust him when it comes to legal advice. Not to mention, what I was taught about giving back to our youth, the LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC has been instrumental in paying it forward as well. Just awesome!Thank you.Curtis SankeyJack ManningJack Manning ★★★★★ Great experience, awesome team and just super friendly. 10/10 recommend!James NewmanJames Newman ★★★★★ George LaMarche has handled several issues successfully for me and I have been very impressed with his performance.There are a lot of attorneys out there and most are unimpressive.If you are looking for an attorney who can get the job done successfully, call George LaMarche you will not be disappointed.Kelsey McCarthyKelsey McCarthy ★★★★★ Can’t say enough about George LaMarche. Professional, compassionate, a real superstar throughout a difficult and nerve wracking experience. You will not find a better defense attorney in the capital district. Would recommend with highest accolades.Sue BrennanSue Brennan ★★★★★ Andy Safranko is an amazing criminal lawyer. My daughter was facing felony charges and Andy worked with the DA to have all criminal charges dropped! Clever and compassionate! This law firm is simply the BEST!!Sara BrennanSara Brennan ★★★★★ I was referred to Andy though my place of employment and I am so thankful. After being represented by Andy, I felt at ease from day one. He explained to me all aspects of my case and never gave me false hopes throughout the entire process. He had no problems answering any questions and always got back to me in a timely manner. I would recommend Andy to anyone who needs help with their legal situation.Jethro BreuerJethro Breuer ★★★★★ This is just a phenomenal team of people - super helpful, kind, smart and accessible. Working with both Andrew and George is always a great experience.Dan McnamaraDan Mcnamara ★★★★★ George and his staff are very professional and listens to your needs. Their attention to detail is second to none. I recommend his services to all my friends and family.Jamario MoonJamario Moon ★★★★★ If you're looking for one of the best lawyers in America, don't hesitate to call Safranko Law. Mr. Safranko along with everyone on his staff are highly professional and really has their clients best interests at heart. Mr. Safranko is more than a lawyer, he's an individual that makes his clients feel as if they're part of his family and that's why I give him 10 ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️!!Alexandra Joa-GilbertAlexandra Joa-Gilbert ★★★★★ We will forever be grateful to George E. LaMarche, III, Esq., for his invaluable counsel and guidance throughout our navigation through the court system.

He is not only an extremely competent and knowledgeable attorney but more importantly he cares, listens and is available which means so very much when one is going through such an emotional ordeal and life altering experience.

We highly recommend George and his firm.

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When faced with a painful and potentially life-altering legal situation, you want the best people on your team. Someone you can trust. An advocate that listens and becomes your voice. A dedicated, seasoned professional who genuinely cares and can provide guidance in a time of uncertainty.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense or you or someone close to you has been injured, contact LaMarche Safranko Law for a no-obligation consultation, or call 518-982-0770, 844-RECOVER or 844-ACCUSED. We have law offices in Latham, Albany, and Plattsburgh NY, and we are available to take your call 24 hours a day.

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