What We Do

 

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Criminal Defense

For too long, effective criminal defense has been reserved for the fortunate few with deep pockets and the right legal connections.  Manasseh, Gill, Knipe & Belanger, is the realization of the dream of a group of high profile criminal defense attorneys who knew there was a better way to protect the lives of every citizen; a way not just for celebrities and the super-rich, but for people from all walks of life.

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Federal Defense

Federal cases are just different. Diversion is noneexistant. Probation is rarely given.  Even first offenders routinely go to jail for nonviolent crimes. Attacking a federal case and, in instances of a conviction, the mechanics of a sentencing hearing is an art form that is beyond the grasp of the standard general crimes lawyer. We have a team of trial lawyers who find their calling in federal court. If you are under indictment or have just received a “target later”, let’s talk and formulate a plan out of this nightmare.

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Appeals

When choosing a criminal trial lawyer, it is not the time to bargain shop. There are many professed criminal trial lawyers who have little or no jury trial experience. This can result in a wrongful conviction that sends an innocent person to jail.  Fortunately, there are options available to free the wrongly convicted. One of these options is a criminal appeal.  During an appeal, a qualified lawyer can review the court proceedings and challenge improper rulings by the court, wrongfully admitted evidence and illegally obtained confessions from your trial.  At Mannaseh, Gill, Knipe & Bélanger, it is our job to get you out if you’re in and innocent.

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