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Criminal Litigation


Led by a former Public Defender, Lite DePalma Greenberg Afanador, LLC attorneys bring an extensive background in both the prosecution and defense of criminal investigation related matters.

Lite DePalma Greenberg Afanador is at all times committed to defend our clients and their rights. This commitment is exemplified by the quality of the firm's work product and the successful results achieved for Lite DePalma Greenberg Afanador's clients

Lite DePalma Greenberg Afanador attorneys have represented businesses, their executives and employees, and other individuals during federal and state grand jury, criminal investigations. The firm also has experience representing witnesses involved in criminal investigation related matters. Besides representing adults in criminal matters, Lite DePalma Greenberg Afanador attorneys have also represented minors charged with offenses under the Juvenile Justice Code. Additionally, the firm has served as Municipal Public Defenders in two municipalities, handling numerous disorderly persons offenses, traffic violations, minor drug related offenses, drunk driving matters, and neighborhood disputes.

Being charged with a criminal offense is a traumatic and frightening experience with potentially devastating consequences. A conviction results in a criminal record and may lead to the imposition of substantial fines and incarceration. Given these serious consequences, it is essential to obtain representation by defense attorneys who will aggressively protect your rights, guide you through this complex system, and present the best possible defense.

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United States v. Curley, 639 F.3d 50 (2d Cir. 2011) (reversed client’s convictions in lower court)


Victor A. Afanador is one of the 100 attorneys in New Jersey appointed by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey to defend individuals pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act Panel (CJA).