Criminal Defense

Beverly Criminal Defense Lawyer

Defending Clients in Beverly, Boston, & Throughout Massachusetts

When you are charged with a crime, you need legal representation that will do everything possible to protect your interests. Our Beverly criminal defense attorneys at Gelb & Gelb LLP have over 40 years of experience representing our clients in state and federal courtrooms. We have successfully handled numerous types of cases involving white-collar crimes and general criminal charges. Our team is made up of seasoned litigators that leave no stone unturned when pursuing justice for our clients.

If you have been charged with a crime and need legal representation, do not wait to call our Beverly criminal defense attorneys at (877) 867-0034 or contact us online to discuss the details of your case.

How Our Boston Criminal Lawyers Can Protect You

When you are arrested in connection with a criminal charge, law enforcement officials try to ask you questions or request that you make a statement. It is pivotal that you maintain your right to remain silent and instead request an attorney. You may be pressured to speak or defend yourself, but it is almost always in your best interest to remain quiet until your attorney can consult with you about your rights.

Experienced and Accomplished Criminal Lawyers

You will need a lawyer that has the right combination of knowledge, skills, and experience to effectively defend you. Our Beverly criminal defense attorneys have a complete understanding of the Massachusetts criminal justice system and a strong command of state and federal law. We will work closely with you to help you understand your defense options and do everything possible to advocate for you and your constitutional rights.

White-Collar Criminal Defense in Boston and Throughout Massachusetts

Our team can assist individuals charged with:

  • Bank and Mortgage Fraud. This area of fraud has been vigorously prosecuted in recent years, and convictions can result in substantial fines and many years in prison. We can assist in your defense if you have been accused of bank fraud, mortgage fraud and wire fraud.
  • Business and Corporate Crimes. Convictions for extortion, bribery, or identity theft typically involve the levying of heavy fines, restitution for victims, and even incarceration. If you have been accused of any type of business crime we can help you build an effective defense.
  • Computer and Internet Crimes. Laws regulating cybercrimes continue to rapidly evolve and are often aggressively prosecuted.. Our firm is familiar with emerging trends in criminal practice and procedure, including the search and seizure of electronic evidence.
  • ERISA, Pension, and Employee Benefits Violations. Misappropriation or abuse of employee benefits can lead to heavy fines and prison sentences. Those convicted of ERISA violations under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act can face fines and incarceration.. We have extensive knowledge of the complex laws involved in these cases and can defend you against these charges.
  • Financial and Accounting Fraud. Fraudulent activity can carry steep penalties, including large fines and prison time. Those accused of financial fraud may also be liable to pay damages to the individual or company that they manipulated. Our team can defend accountants and other financial agents accused of misconduct.
  • Forgery, Uttering, and Counterfeiting. Depending on the scope and severity of the offense, a forgery or counterfeiting charge can lead to a sentence of incarceration. We can work to aggressively defend you if you face these serious charges.
  • Healthcare and Insurance Fraud. Intentionally filing false insurance claims can be charged as a felony in Massachusetts. Depending on the type of fraud, a conviction can result in a prison sentence along with substantial fines. Our team can assist in your defense when accused of committing any type of insurance or healthcare fraud.
  • Intellectual Property Crimes. Large corporate entities will often aggressively pursue what it perceives to be intellectual property violations. This can lead to a parallel criminal prosecution by the government in which an individual could be fined or imprisoned if convicted. Our firm is prepared to go up against large businesses and defend your rights.
  • Securities Fraud. The securities industry is heavily regulated, and convictions involving securities fraud can result in multi-million dollar fines and many incarceration. Gelb & Gelb LLP defends clients facing insider trading, market manipulation, churning, embezzlement, or any other type of securities crime.
  • Tax Crimes and Fraud. Tax evasion and fraud can lead to devastating fines and multiple years in prison. Our team can work to protect you if you face criminal charges.

Call our Boston criminal defense attorneys at (877) 867-0034 or contact us online to schedule a consultation today. We are committed to protecting your freedom.

General Criminal Defense Attorneys in Boston

Our Beverly criminal defense lawyers can defend you in cases involving:

  • Academic and Student Misconduct. Our firm represents students and teachers accused of sexual assault (Title IX), stalking and harassment, as well as academic integrity allegations of plagiarism and cheating.. We have extensive knowledge of how academic conflicts are adjudicated, the intricacies of student handbooks, and we work hard to protect your academic standing or professional career.
  • Assault and Battery. Even a brief, offensive touch can trigger an assault and battery charge in Massachusetts. Under certain circumstances, an assault and battery can be charged as a felony depending on the alleged victim and nature of the assault reported. Our team can help you assess the facts of your case, the evidence produced by the prosecution, and whether you have a legal defense such as consent, duress, necessity, or self-defense.
  • Domestic Violence. Domestic violence charges are especially challenging to navigate, as prosecutors typically evaluate domestic violence cases differently than other criminal offenses. Our firm is familiar with the Massachusetts-specific rules governing domestic violence cases and can defend you.
  • Driving or Operating Under the Influence (OUI). A single OUI offense can result in suspension of your driver’s license, hefty fines, and maybe even a jail sentence in certain situations. Penalties are harsher for repeat offenses or scenarios involving bodily injury or fatalities, child passengers or underage drivers. We will work to protect your interests and evaluate any constitutional and legal challenges you may have to determine the best approach to your defense.. to protect your interests.
  • Drug and Narcotics Crimes. Although medical and recreational cannabis use is legal in Massachusetts, there are many other drugs that remain illegal, and prosecutors continue enforce possession, distribution, and trafficking laws. You can face even harsher sentences for repeat offenses or if you are accused of selling to minors. Our team is familiar with how these cases are prosecuted, and identify any constitutional arguments you may have to challenge the search and seizure of contraband.
  • Firearms and Weapons Offenses. Massachusetts vigorously enforces its firearms laws. If you have been accused of a firearm or weapons violation, our firm is prepared to provide a vigorous defense.
  • Restraining Order Applications and Violations. We can work to defend you if you become the subject of a estraining order and need to challenge it in court.. We can also assist you if you have been accused of violating an existing restraining order, which typically results in an arrest.

Our Beverly criminal defense attorneys at Gelb & Gelb LLP are committed to protecting your freedom. Call (877) 867-0034 or contact us online to schedule a consultation today.

Trusted & Honored

  • America's Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Mata Member Masschusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Massachusetts Bar Assocation
  • Fellow LItigation Counsel of America
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • AV Rated Preeminent

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