Criminal Defense Lawyers & Police Misconduct Attorneys

Facing Drug Charges? 3 Important Facts from a New York City False Arrest Attorney

By |2017-08-31T17:43:32+00:00March 24th, 2016|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

A conviction for drug charges can come with life-changing penalties. The consequences you face depend on the type and amount of the drug, the location of the offense and other factors. Common penalties include jail time, expensive fines, a mark on your criminal record and the loss of other freedoms. […]

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New York City Criminal Attorney Discusses 3 Police Tactics Used to Get Confessions

By |2017-08-31T17:43:32+00:00March 7th, 2016|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

Police use several tactics to get suspects to confess, as Police Magazine explains. These techniques can overwhelm victims of false arrest, and people sometimes confess to crimes they did not commit or lie about certain details to appease the questioning officer. If police arrest you, do not answer any questions until you contact a criminal [...]

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4 Common Mistakes Police Make in DWI Cases – Insights from a New York City False Arrest Lawyer

By |2017-08-31T17:43:32+00:00February 19th, 2016|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

New York police undergo extensive training to identify and evaluate DWI suspects, but mistakes still happen. As the United States Commission on Civil Rights explains, failing to follow the appropriate procedure can lead to a false arrest. […]

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

By |2017-08-31T17:43:34+00:00January 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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Was I the Victim of False Arrest? Insights from a New York City Criminal Lawyer

By |2017-08-31T17:43:39+00:00December 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+00:00November 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 False Arrest Lawyer Discusses 4 Steps in the False Arrest Claims Process

By |2017-08-31T17:43:44+00:00October 26th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

New York has a reputation for police misconduct, and the state is no stranger to false arrest claims. According to the Cato Institute’s National Police Misconduct Reporting Project, police misconduct occurs almost daily in New York. Fortunately, justice is available when police behave inappropriately, and victims do not have to be physically abused in order [...]

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Facing DUI Charges? Helpful Insights from a New York City DUI Lawyer

By |2017-08-31T17:43:44+00:00October 20th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

No driver wants to face DUI charges, but driving under the influence remains one of the most common criminal offenses in New York. Even a first-time conviction can come with steep fines and time behind bars, depending on the facts of the case. […]

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If I Was Found Not Guilty, Can I Sue for False Arrest?

By |2017-08-31T17:43:45+00:00September 18th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

A false arrest is an unacceptable infringement that cuts to the very core of the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Victims in these cases may feel powerless in their pursuit of justice. […]

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4 Actions to Take after Police Have Falsely Arrested You

By |2017-08-31T17:43:45+00:00August 24th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Attorney, false arrest|

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

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