A Criminal Defense Attorney With Inside Knowledge Of Prosecution Strategies
Louisiana has some of the harshest penalties for felonies and misdemeanors of any state in the union. After many years as a prosecutor witnessing the fallout of Louisiana’s aggressive war on crime and war on drugs, Alan J. Golden decided to become a criminal defense attorney. His inside knowledge of prosecutors’ goals and strategies has resulted in a long track record of not-guilty verdicts. Mr. Golden is not afraid to take on difficult cases; many attorneys say they will fight for you but not many can back it up with the level of success demonstrated by Mr. Golden.
A Track Record Of Not-Guilty Verdicts In Sex Crime Cases
Louisiana law tends to escalate sex crime offenses to the highest possible criminal charges. Most guilty verdicts mean extended time behind bars and registering as a sex offender. Being listed in the sex offender registry places restrictions on job and housing opportunities and carries a social stigma that can make it very difficult to function in society.
In the Louisiana legal community, Mr. Golden is a respected authority on defending clients accused of sex crimes. Mr. Golden has won not-guilty verdicts for clients charged with crimes such as:
- Assault and battery
- Drug crimes
- Sexual battery
- Sexual assault
- Date rape
- Aggravated rape of a child
- Possession of child pornography
Alan J. Golden never shies away from taking on difficult sex crime cases. He knows how to defeat prosecution strategies and protect the rights of people accused of sex offenses. Because he understands the consequences of a guilty verdict, he never stops fighting for his clients.
Aggressively Defending Clients Against Drug Charges
In spite of the national trend toward legalizing marijuana and relaxing penalties surrounding drug charges, Louisiana continues to have zero-tolerance and impose harsh penalties for drug crimes. The state categorizes all drug crimes as either misdemeanors or felonies and is very aggressive in prosecuting cases. Charges are often escalated with prosecutors pursuing maximum penalties.
Alan J. Golden is aggressive in his defense of drug charges. He will fight to have the charges against you reduced or dropped altogether. Drug charges Mr. Golden has successfully defended include:
- Marijuana possession
- Possession of cocaine or other controlled substances
- Possession with intent to distribute
- Drug trafficking
If you are charged with a drug crime in Louisiana, you need a zealous attorney like Alan J. Golden on your side.