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Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

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DEA Suspensions and Revocations Lawyers

By Spodek Law Group | January 22, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:20 pm

The Art of Wresting with Unbridled Power: Keeping your DEA License Safe

Now let me explain something to you, these so-called federal guards of legality like the DEA, they aren’t generally in the business of bulldozing people into forsaking their hard-earned rights or licenses. Truth be told, the scales of justice state very clearly that any stripping of rights or licenses has to hitch a ride on the highway of formal proceedings. And yes, my friends, dealing with the tangled process related to Drug Enforcement Administration suspensions and revocations is no different.

When Passion Oversteps Professional Boundaries

Sometimes, you’ll find DEA agents who are a touch too passionate about their job. They might think they’ve earned the right to rip away your rights and privileges without breaking a sweat. Now, don’t misunderstand me, I appreciate law enforcement officers who’re passionate, yet that same zeal sometimes blinds them into targeting healthcare providers with excessive ruthlessness. Trust me, you do not want to wake up one day to find your DEA registration has evaporated like smoke. But don’t fret, all isn’t lost – especially when you’ve got someone like Todd Spodek and his team from the Spodek Law Group watching your back.

Remember, handing over your DEA registration without putting up a decent fight is a fool’s game. Why should you lay down and play dead? Make your stand and compel the DEA to flex their muscles and follow the due process. And when they go that path, that’s where we, your expert legal team steps in.

Springing into Action: How the Spodek Law Group Can Help

Why flounder in uncertain waters when we are ready to navigate the rough seas for you? We are not only good at what we do, but we will also wrestle aggressively with whatever is thrown our way by the DEA to protect your career. We are fortress walls you can trust to stave off any suspension or revocation attempts.

The Labyrinth of DEA Registration Suspension or Revocation

The DEA, despite the muscles it tries flexing, actually have rules to play by. They can’t just wake up and decide to haul away your registration without reason. Some typical “why’s” include:

– Fake registration details
– Becoming persona non grata with Medicare or Medicaid
– Being slapped with a felony charge involving a controlled substance
– Losing your license in any state
– Having misdemeanors against public interest
– Presenting a clear and present danger to public health
– They may turn up the heat on you if you throw in the towel by voluntarily surrendering your registration.

Before they can make a move to suspend or revoke your registration, the DEA has to serve you an ‘Order to Show Cause’. This document is, how shall we say? A little love letter from the DEA, telling you about the why’s and wherefore’s of your alleged offence. The ball is in your court at this point and how you respond can really tip the scales of your career’s future. Now, it might seem like a tall order, but trust me, with experts like us who have been through this legal maze, you’re in safe hands.

Reading the Tea Leaves: What Happens at a DEA Show Cause Hearing

Once you get the ‘Order to Show Cause’, you’ve got 30 days to land your counterpunch. That punch has to be effective, and it’s not something you jab alone with shaky hands. Our team at Spodek Law Group will be in your corner, ready for the fight.

In this joust, the DEA has to prove that it’s more likely than not that a violation occurred. If the judge is on your side, the case vanishes like smoke, but if not, well, your registration could be in hot water. But worry not, we are here to help!

The Final Chapter: When an Administrator has to Weigh Between You and the DEA

In the unlikely event that your registration winds up on the guillotine, you will face the DEA administrator. This heavyweight will weigh recommendations, objections and exceptions from both sides before making a final decision.

However, remember, with the Spodek Law Group by your side, your best interests will be heard loud and clear!

Why Wait? Give Us a Shout!

If you’re left clutching a dreadful order by the DEA or they’re trying to coax you into surrendering your registration, waste no time. Reach out to us for a friendly, confidential, and best of all, free consultation today. We’ve got former federal prosecutors in our squad, and believe me, We fight to win.

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