Criminal Defense

DWI, Misdemeanor Crimes, Felony Crimes, Traffic Violations


Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is the crime of operating a motor vehicle (automobile, truck, motorcycle, boat) while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Suffolk, Nassau, and the five boroughs are very tough on drunk drivers and they are getting tougher all the time.  The penalties, even for some first offenders can include going to jail, forfeiting your car, and long term revoking of your license.  When you have been charged with the crime of DWI you will need a team of skilled and experienced attorney’s on your side.  The team of lawyers at The Law Offices of Michael J. Alber are well versed and experienced in the area of Driving While Intoxicated and will fight for you.

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Misdemeanor Crimes

Misdemeanor crimes are lesser charges from felonies but still carry the very likely possibility of jail time ad substantial fines.  A misdemeanor can subject an individual to up to one year of incarceration.  Additionally, a misdemeanor on your record can affect you in the future.  A misdemeanor can prevent an individual from being hired for employment, purchasing a home, getting a loan and many other areas.  By hiring The Law Offices of Michael J. Alber we will fight for you and fight for your needs, whether that be no jail time, expunging your permanent record or many other viable options.

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Felony Crimes

Felonies are the most serious crimes one individual can face. A felony conviction carries severe penalties, including substantial fines and incarceration for a lengthy time. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney is not only vital but it is essential for you to make sure not only that you have a fair trial, but to make sure your needs and concerns are met. We at the The Law Offices of Michael J. Alber always put our client’s needs first and we will always fight for you, from the moment we are retained until the end of trial.

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Traffic Violations

Paying a traffic ticket may seem like a simple task but there is much more to a traffic violation.  By pleading guilty and paying your ticket, some of repercussions can be points on your license, increase in automobile insurance and substantial fines for pleading guilty.  Many times by hiring an experienced law firm such as The Law Offices of Michael J. Alber your traffic ticket(s) can be reduced or even dismissed.  Traffic fines throughout Long Island have increased drastically over the past few years and the fines are generally more than expected.

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