The Truth about Criminal Defense

The Silverman Law Group is dedicated to providing top-quality criminal defense, whether you are facing statefederal, or U.S. military charges. We believe that you have the right to be heard in fair and impartial proceedings. It is the government’s obligation to respect your rights in all aspects of investigation, trial, punishment, and appeal.

If you are facing criminal charges, or believe that you are a “person of interest” to the local police, military authorities, FBI, Department of Homeland Security, or other authorities, it is important to talk with a qualified, experienced criminal attorney as soon as possible. We invite you to contact us directly to discuss your case and hope that you find this site useful in evaluating our capabilities, experience, and philosophy of practice.

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