Criminal Defense in New York & New Jersey

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Protecting Your Rights

When you or someone you love is facing criminal charges, you need a focused and experienced attorney to fight for you.

Having a strong advocate at your side from the start is critical. No matter what, you should never make any statement to authorities without an attorney present. When you work with the Law Office of Adrienne D. Edward P.C., you can trust that we will aggressively defend your rights and freedom along every step of the process.

A criminal conviction can have a devastating impact on your life, possibly costing you your freedom as well as severely limiting your future employment housing options. With nearly two decades of experience in criminal defense, Attorney Adrienne D. Edward understands how important it is to approach each case with dedication and attention to detail. Whether you are facing DUI charges or you have been charged with homicide, Ms. Edward will work hard to secure the best possible outcome.

Federal Crimes

Whenever a crime takes place on federal land, involves federal agents, or crosses state lines, it will be tried within the federal court system. Federal crimes carry significant penalties, so it is essential that you contact a skilled attorney right away. A Federal Criminal Defense Attorney, Adrienne D. Edward is ready to offer you aggressive and effective representation.


Crimes that involve the loss of life carry the most severe penalties. If you are facing homicide charges, we can help you understand what to expect from the legal process as we prepare the strongest possible defense. It is essential that you contact our office immediately so that we can get started on protecting your future.

Guns & Firearms

Like most states, New Jersey and New York have strict requirements for obtaining and registering a gun or firearm. If you are struggling with a gun licensing issue or if you have been charged with the unlawful possession of a firearm, our office can help you resolve these matters and ensure that your Second Amendment rights are upheld.

Drug Crimes

Crimes involving the possession, sale, manufacturing, or distribution of illegal drugs are punished severely. In general, the greater the quantity of the substance found in your possession is, the more likely you are to face a lengthy prison sentence or costly fine. Depending on the details of the charges, your case may be tried in either the state or federal court. Either way, we will be by your side to help you fight for the best possible outcome.

Municipal Court

If you have been arrested or charged with a criminal offense in municipal court, it is no small matter. Even minor offenses can lead to jail time, fines, probation, loss of privileges or a criminal record that can have an impact on your future. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and privileges.

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(201) 420-8850

If you are looking for high-quality legal representation in New York or New Jersey, the Law Office of Adrienne D. Edward P.C. is here to help. For 25 years, our firm has provided reliable and effective criminal defense attorney services to clients throughout New Jersey and New York. Call our New Jersey office at (201) 420-8850 or our New York office at (347) 997-3811 to get started.