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4 Actions to Take after Police Have Falsely Arrested You

Everybody makes mistakes, and police officers are no exception. Unfortunately, a minor oversight or lapse in judgment can lead to a false arrest. […]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:45+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|Comments Off on 4 Actions to Take after Police Have Falsely Arrested You

Why You Should Avoid a Second or Third DWI Conviction

If you already have a criminal conviction on your record, then you may not care all that much about committing another offense. Unfortunately, many people fall into the trap of not taking subsequent charges as seriously as they should. After a DWI conviction, you should take extra caution when it comes to avoiding future charges, [...]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:46+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on Why You Should Avoid a Second or Third DWI Conviction

Do I Have a False Arrest Case?

Most police officers have the well-being of the public at heart, but each year, thousands of people are taken into custody under false arrest. Fortunately, the U.S. Constitution protects Americans from arrest without probable cause. […]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:46+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|Comments Off on Do I Have a False Arrest Case?

How to Seek Justice after a False Arrest

There are few feelings that compare to the frustration and stress of a false arrest. If police charge you for a crime you did not commit, then you may lose all faith in the legal system. Fortunately, New York laws and the U.S. Constitution protect citizens who have been wrongfully detained by police. There is [...]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:46+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|Comments Off on How to Seek Justice after a False Arrest

Understanding Marijuana Possession Laws and Penalties in New York City

It’s no secret that legislators across America are reforming marijuana laws. While some states have adopted medical marijuana policies or decriminalized possession, others have flat out legalized its recreational use. […]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:46+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on Understanding Marijuana Possession Laws and Penalties in New York City

Have You Been Drinking Tonight? 3 Questions Police May Ask You during a Traffic Stop

Whether it happens around the holidays or on any other day of the year, getting pulled over by the police is never a comfortable experience. More than 20 percent of drivers receive a traffic ticket each year, but many are still unsure about how to act during a traffic stop. […]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:46+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on Have You Been Drinking Tonight? 3 Questions Police May Ask You during a Traffic Stop

3 Types of Robbery Charges in New York

New York laws define robbery as “forcible stealing,” which means that this crime only applies to those who use physical force – or threaten to use physical force – while stealing another person’s property. This sets robbery apart from other theft crimes, such as larceny, which involves stealing property with no intention of returning it. [...]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:47+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on 3 Types of Robbery Charges in New York

What Will Happen If You Ignore Traffic Tickets?

Even the smallest traffic offenses can have dire consequences if you ignore them. For example, if you do not pay a parking ticket, it can result in up to triple the original fine, the towing of your car or even a license suspension. If you are facing charges for a traffic offense, we can help. [...]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:47+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on What Will Happen If You Ignore Traffic Tickets?

When Can You Sue the NYPD for False Arrest?

Reports of police brutality in the United States have been flooding the media lately, including increasing incidences of false arrests. While many law enforcement officials have only the best intentions of keeping their communities safe, a small percentage get overzealous when making arrests, which often leads to false-arrest claims against the entire police department. [...]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:48+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on When Can You Sue the NYPD for False Arrest?

2 FAQs about Removal from the Sex Offender Registry

Placement on the Sex Offender Registry is a devastating criminal penalty. A registered sex offender suffers heavy restrictions in most aspects of daily life. Removal from the registry can greatly improve your personal opportunities, but according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, not all sexual offenders are eligible. […]

By | 2017-08-31T17:43:48+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney|Comments Off on 2 FAQs about Removal from the Sex Offender Registry
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