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Criminal Defense2018-08-02T16:28:52+00:00

Criminal Defense

Lawyers preparing a criminal defense

Experienced representation is essential when facing criminal charges. Conviction of a crime in New Hampshire can have serious and life altering consequences. When accused of a crime, consulting with experienced legal counsel before speaking with law enforcement is paramount.

Over the last 30 years Tony DiPadova has successfully represented many individuals charged with a wide range of criminal offenses.  As a former prosecutor and retired police chief Alex Scott brings years of experience in the criminal justice system to our criminal defense team. The key to success is diligent preparation for trial while at the same time exploring the possibility of a non trial disposition. Tony and Alex are skilled at both criminal trials and negotiating non trial disposition of criminal cases. They have handled a variety of criminal cases including the following:

  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Fraud
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Drug Offenses
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Assault
  • Domestic Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Negligent Homicide
  • Attempted Murder
  • Witness Tampering

PENALTIES:
New Hampshire has three basic classifications of offenses, as follows:

VIOLATIONS are not crimes under New Hampshire law, but are punishable by a fine of up to $1,000.00.

MISDEMEANORS are criminal offenses and are separated into two sub categories:

  • Class B Misdemeanors are punishable by a fine of up to $1,200.
  • Class A Misdemeanors are punishable by a fine of up to $2,000.00 and/or a jail sentence of up to one year.

FELONIES are the most serious offenses under New Hampshire Law and are separated into two sub categories:

  • Class B Felonies are punishable by a fine of up to $4,000.00 and up to 3 years to 7 years at the New Hampshire State Prison.
  • Class A Felonies are punishable by a fine of up to $4,000.00 and up to 7 years to 15 years at the New Hampshire State Prison.