hether it pertains to the possession or sale of a controlled substance the State of New York
will vigorously pursue the maximum charge and seek the maximum conviction against you.
Considerable resources will be deployed against you to achieve their desired results.
lthough the modification of the so-called Rockefeller Laws in recent years have reduced the
penalties for some charges, a conviction will still be impacting your life in the years to come.
Even a violation for cannabis possession (marijuana) could impact your future educational and
employment opportunities. Convictions related to other substances and weights can result in years
ven though the court appointed public defenders of the county are dedicated and hardworking, their
case loads can often prevent them from defending you to the fullest extent possible.
A privately employed, dedicated attorney with the experience and knowledge of the charges and
procedures that will be brought against you is invaluable.
Richard F. Sweeney
has been defending people charged with drug offenses since 1985 in both the private and
public sectors. His background as an Assistant County Attorney for Westchester County and
his position as a former City of Yonkers Judge has given him a level of experience few attorneys
have attained. The moment you are arrested you need to put this experience to work for you.
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"A lawyer with the experience and skill to defend you after being
arrested for Drug related charges in southern Westchester including
Eastchester, Crestwood, Greenburgh, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Yonkers"