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6 Common Causes of Wrongful Convictions – New York City False Arrest Lawyer Investigates

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:34+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

Far too many people sit in jail for crimes they did not commit. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, hundreds of exonerations over the past few decades highlight the problem of wrongful convictions. Despite the progress of the U.S. judicial system, mistakes still happen, which is why it is so critical for every [...]

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Top 8 Reasons Why Sober People Fail Field Sobriety Tests – Insights from a New York City False Arrest Lawyer

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:34+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Blog, Criminal Attorney|

Field sobriety tests are notoriously inaccurate. Even sober people fail them. […]

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Were You Falsely Arrested in New York City? Criminal Attorney Discusses 5 Steps to Take

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:35+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Blog, Criminal Attorney|

New York residents experience more than their fair share of police brutality, but officers do not have to abuse a suspect physically to violate his or her rights. According to Cornell University, police must follow certain protocols when arresting a person, and violating these procedures may constitute a false arrest. If you were the victim [...]

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What Constitutes Domestic Violence in New York City? Criminal Defense Attorney Explains

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:35+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Criminal Attorney|

Domestic violence is a serious offense in New York. According to New York Courts, this crime involves using coercive tactics to control another person physically, emotionally, mentally, sexually or economically. A conviction may come with jail time, a steep fine and a mark on your criminal record. […]

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Is My DWI Charge a Felony? New York City Criminal Attorney Explains

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:36+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|

All DWI charges are serious. Depending on the circumstances of the arrest, even first-time offenders may have to pay an expensive fine and spend time behind bars. A conviction may also hurt your employment opportunities, and the courts will likely suspend your license. Fortunately, there may be a defense that works in your favor, which [...]

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How Do I Appeal a Conviction? New York City Criminal Attorney Explains

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:36+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|

A criminal conviction can threaten your personal freedoms – not to mention your finances. Depending on the charge, you may have to pay an exorbitant fine, spend time behind bars, complete community service or cope with a range of other penalties. No matter how minor you believe the charge to be, one of your first [...]

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New York City Drug Crime Lawyer Discusses 4 Common Drug Charges

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:37+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|

New York has some of the toughest drug laws in the country. According to Drug War Facts, 83.1 percent of all drug arrests in 2014 were for drug possession, and 16.9 percent involved the sale of a controlled substance. If you are facing charges for a drug-related offense in New York, then a drug crime [...]

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Was I the Victim of False Arrest? Insights from a New York City Criminal Lawyer

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:39+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

A false arrest is much more than an inconvenient and stressful experience; it is a violation of the victim’s Constitutional rights. If police have arrested you without probable cause, then you may have grounds for a lawsuit. One of your first calls should be to a false arrest lawyer. […]

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False Arrest Lawyer Debunks 3 Myths about Drugged Driving in New York City

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:39+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

Drugged driving is a leading cause of crashes in the United States – and New York is no exception. According to MADD, up to 4,000 drivers die in crashes each year with drugs in their systems. As a result, a conviction for drugged driving can carry steep penalties. If you were arrested for driving while [...]

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New York City DUI Attorney Debunks 3 Breathalyzer Myths

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:40+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|

If New York police have arrested you for driving under the influence, then you probably know what it’s like to use a breathalyzer – and to fail one. However, even if your BAC was above the legal limit, there may be a defense that could work in your favor. In fact, if the device was [...]

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