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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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Excellent results begins with top notch service. We treat you like family, and you always know what's going on with your criminal defense case.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.


Queens Child Abuse Lawyers

Child abuse is a broad term used to describe any cruelty and/or wrongdoing to a child. The definition is broad, and it includes everything from mental abuse to sexual assault or physical abuse. It’s illegal, and it’s never something the law looks kindly upon. Child abuse is illegal in New York, and any queens child abuse lawyers tell their clients it’s one of the most difficult cases for anyone to deal with. When child abuse charges are brought upon a person, it’s difficult to see a good defense. It’s also difficult to determine how someone might be punished for this since it’s such a broad subject.

Child Abuse Punishments

The many different punishments that might occur when someone is accused of child abuse in Queens vary. How someone might be punished in a court of law depends heavily on their previous criminal history, the severity of the abuse that occurred, and even the circumstances surrounding the abuse.

– Jail time
– Fines
– Probation
– Termination of parental rights
– Sex offender registration
– Loss of custody of a child
– Supervised visitation with child only

While child abuse is horrible, many forms are worse than others. Neglect, sexual abuse, and torture are the forms of child abuse that result in the worst punishments. In the least serious cases, some parents or other abusers might not receive any prison time at all. There are many mandates in play in New York, and it’s impossible to tell which situation might occur until a specific charge is filed.

Many factors are used to determine the punishment of a guilty party. It’s helpful if you’ve never been accused of any other crimes or even suspected of another crime. It’s also helpful if your child has not been the subject of numerous injuries or illnesses, and it helps if you have good character witnesses who will vouch for you.

Child Abuse Defenses

It’s not easy to defend yourself when the charges include child abuse. The intentional harm of a child is one of the worst cases possible, and it’s not going to earn anyone any favors with a jury. It’s one that tugs at heartstrings and almost immediately turns people into prosecutors. However, everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and everyone has the right to obtain legal defense in the form of a criminal defense attorney.

False Allegations – When a family is not getting along or has a lot of dysfunction, it’s not uncommon to find there are false allegations of child abuse. A parent who want full custody in a divorce to get back at the other parent might claim there was abuse in the house. A child mad at a parent for not giving into them or being fair in their eyes might not understand the allegations they’re making to a friend or a trusted teacher out of frustration. It’s a vicious situation, but it does occur.

MSBP – This one is by proxy. It’s Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. It’s when a parent wants more attention and sympathy, so they fake injuries, illnesses, and even cause both to make sure they get the sympathy and the attention illness and injury illicit from others.

Accidental Injury – In many abuse cases, the victim will make up a reason for bruises and injuries, but sometimes that’s really what occurs. When a child shows up to school with a giant bruise on his or her face and says they ran into a door, it seems suspicious. When it’s reported as potential child abuse, it’s up to you to prove it really was an accident and there was no abuse going on in the house.

Other Circumstances – Some kids are injured and it’s not an accident. Perhaps you have two kids and one decides to hit the other with a heavy object during a fight. It might seem like it’s abuse, but it’s not. It wasn’t an accident, but it also wasn’t a case of child abuse.

Religious Reasons – A good example here is the use of vaccinations. Many people who believe heavily in a specific reason do not choose to seek medical care for children with illness or disease. When a child dies because of an easily treated illness or injury, it’s not always easy to swallow the hard truth. It could have been easily prevented and handled, but it’s not because of religious reasons.

Child abuse is a serious charge, and it’s made even more serious thanks to social media and the power of the news. When someone is charged with a child abuse crime, it’s difficult to overcome the ruined reputation and the other side effects that come with a charge like this even when an innocent verdict is issued. A criminal defense attorney is someone who can help you with your defense. Your charges could be dropped, or your sentence could be reduced with the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Charle Butler
Charle Butler
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!



Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them enough.

~ David Bruce

Spodek Law Group was incredibly professional and has given me the best advice I could wish for. They had been helpful and empathetic to my stressful situation. Would highly recommend Spodek Law Group to anyone I meet.

~ Rowlin Garcia

Best service I ever had. Todd is absolutely class personified. You are in the safest hands with spodek. They have their clients interest in mind.

~ Francis Anim

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"Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them..."

David Bruce

"Spodek Law Group was incredibly professional and has given me the best advice I could wish for. They had been helpful and empathetic to my stressful situation. Would highly recommend Spodek Law Group to anyone I meet."

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"Best service I ever had. Todd is absolutely class personified. You are in the safest hands with spodek. They have their clients interest in mind."

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