Criminal Defense Attorney - Tonawanda, Cheektowaga, Buffalo, Amherst NY

The Turbo Team | Trbovich Law Firm

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys in Western New York

Phone: 716-222-2222

We cover the following areas:

Contesting Your Criminal Charges

From theft and drug charges to cyber crimes and felonies, being charged with a criminal offense is a serious situation that can seriously impact your well-being and your freedom. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side is instrumental in protecting your rights.

You Need A Criminal Defense Attorney You Can Trust

Law enforcement and prosecutors will not hesitate to bring charges against you and affect your freedoms even before you are convicted.


The results-oriented team at the Trbovich Law Firm will help you overcome your charges swiftly and favorably. Having worked with countless clients throughout Western New York to fight felonies, misdemeanors, and appellate cases, we have the experience and the know-how to help fight for your rights.

Types Of Criminal Defense Cases Covered

Regardless of the criminal charges levied against you, the Turbo Team is here to help. Whether it be theft, drug-related crimes, violent crimes, or any other, you need a team that has your best interest in mind. Here are some of the cases that we’ve helped resolve:

Theft Crimes

    • What Are They?Theft refers to unlawfully taking a person’s property without their permission. There are varying degrees of theft based on the type of property stolen and the value of the property that was stolen.
    • What Can Happen?


Consequences of theft crimes vary depending on the severity of the crime. With consequences ranging from small fines to felonies, understanding the severity of your situation and the mitigating factors is crucial to achieving a favorable outcome for you.

Theft Crimes Include:

  • Petit Theft/Petit Larceny
  • Grand Theft/Grand Larceny
  • Burglary
  • Identity Theft
  • Check Fraud
  • Theft by Extortion
  • Theft by Embezzlement
  • Shoplifting
  • Credit Card Theft
  • Robbery
  • Armed Robbery
  • Receiving Stolen Property

Drug Crimes

    • What Are They?Both federal and state laws have serious consequences for crimes related to the possession or distribution of illegal drugs. Whether marijuana, prescription drugs, or any other form of illegal drugs are involved, ensuring that your rights are protected is crucial to help avoid serious consequences.
    • What Can Happen?

Regardless of the specific factors involved, drug charges are treated very seriously, especially in the Western New York courts. Being convicted of a drug crime can result in hefty fines and permanent blemishes on your criminal record. Having an experienced team of attorneys that understand the law pertaining to drug crimes is key to a successful outcome for your case.

Drug Crimes Include:

  • Drug Possession
  • Possession of Prescription Medication
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Environmental Criminal Law Charges
  • Drug Trafficking & Transportation
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Manufacturing
  • Cultivation
  • Prescription Fraud
  • Sales
  • Conspiracy
  • Distribution
  • Smuggling

Cyber/Computer Crimes

    • What Are They?Cyber crimes are becoming more common in the digital age. Criminal acts committed over the internet, whether it involves fraud, harassment, or other serious offenses invoke many of the same repercussions as their non-cyber counterparts.
    • What Can Happen?


Consequences for cyber crimes continue to increase in severity as cyber crimes becomes more of a mainstay in our society. In most situations, cyber crimes are prosecuted as felonies that come with substantial fines and jail time. Having a defense team the understands the ins and outs of cyber crimes is crucial to helping achieve a favorable outcome for your situation.

Cyber Crimes Include:

  • Chat Room Offenses
  • Illegal Media Download (Movies, Music, Etc.)
  • Fraud and Identity Theft
  • Information Warfare
  • Theft of Company Trade Secrets
  • Hacking
  • Phishing Scams
  • Spam
  • Piracy
  • Virus and Malware Transmission
  • Harassment (Cyber Stalking, Cyber Bullying, Hate Crimes, Etc.)
  • Offensive Cyber Content

Domestic Crimes

    • What Are They?Domestic crimes involve a wide array of wrongdoing involving anything from harassment to violent crimes and murder. These crimes are taken very seriously wherever they are committed and Buffalo is no different.
    • What Can Happen?


Severe penalties are levied against people who commit domestic crimes, ranging from fines, misdemeanors, and severe imprisonment penalties. Being charged with a domestic crime will have serious implications on your freedom and your criminal record. Ensuring that you have an experienced criminal defense team that can protect your rights is crucial in order to help protect your freedom and help get a successful outcome for your situation.

Domestic Crimes Include:

  • Domestic Violence (Physical Violence and Abuse)
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Spousal Abuse
  • Child Abuse
  • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
  • Family Violence
  • Endangerment
  • False Imprisonment
  • Trespassing
  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Aggravated Stalking
  • Kidnapping
  • Criminal Coercion
  • Attempted Murder
  • Murder
  • Restraining/Protective Orders

White Collar Crimes

    • What Are They?White collar crimes are nonviolent crimes that are typically committed by business professionals with the intent of deceiving a party or institution for financial gain.
    • What Can Happen?


Traditionally involving fraud, white collar crimes are very serious infractions that often invoke hefty punishments at both the state and federal level. Having a team of attorneys with the knowledge and experience to handle white collar crimes is crucial to helping you achieve a positive outcome in your case.

White Collar Crimes Include:

  • Bank Fraud
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Blackmail
  • Bribery
  • Corporate Espionage
  • Counterfeiting
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Forgery
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Insider Trading
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Intellectual Property Theft
  • Investment Schemes
  • Money Laundering
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Piracy
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Quick Change Scams
  • Racketeering
  • Securities & Commodities Fraud
  • Tax Evasion
  • Welfare Fraud

Federal Crimes

    • What Are They?When you break a national law, you are committing a felony. Being convicted of a felony can have serious ramifications on your ability to get a job and will carry serious consequences in terms of jail time.
    • What Can Happen?


If you’ve been charged with a felony, there are options available for you. Having a dedicated team of attorneys that can help guide you through the process and fight for a positive outcome for your situation is imperative in order to help get a positive outcome for your case.

Federal Crimes Include:

  • Bribery
  • Drug Crimes
  • Environmental Criminal Law Charges
  • Federal Appeals
  • Firearms Offenses
  • Identity Theft
  • Immigration Crimes
  • International Crimes
  • International Extraditions
  • Conspiracy
  • Money Laundering
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) Crimes
  • Release Hearings
  • Tax Fraud and Evasion
  • White Collar Crimes


What Should You Do?

Regardless of the type of crime you have been charged with, having an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side is crucial for achieving a positive outcome for your situation.

How can you fight criminal charges?

The Turbo Team is committed to protecting the rights of citizens throughout Western New York. There are several key statues that could affect your criminal charges. Our experienced attorneys will fight for you to get the justice you deserve and protect your rights. We are aware of the intricacies of the legal system, so we will help you develop a precise and aggressive strategy to overcome complex criminal charges. If you need a criminal defense attorney in the Buffalo region, contact the Trbovich Law Firm today for a free consultation.


Additional Resources

  • New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

    New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services provides a wealth of information about crime in New York, including links for obtaining your criminal record, and information about probation supervision.

  • Court of Appeals, State of New York

    The New York State Court of Appeals is the highest court in New York State. The Court’s webpage provides summaries of decisions rendered by the court.

  • New York State Penal Law


    New York’s Penal Law provides the language of each criminal statute in New York State. This site will help you to understand the charges you are facing.