Blog Posts in 2014

What Consequences Will I Face for a Felony Violent Crime?

Violent crimes can carry serious consequences with them. Whether you have been accused of a hate crime or sexual assault, it is important that you seek legal counsel as soon as possible. Thousands of ...
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Truck Driver in Tracy Morgan Crash Charged With Death by Auto

Nearby in New Jersey, a tragic accident is still wreaking havoc on the families of several comedians, including the family of James McNair, who was the only fatality in the accident. Actor and ...
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What Happens After an Arrest?

Have you been arrested? Unsure of what steps to take next? It is important that you safeguard your rights and your future. When you are arrested in NYC, the authorities will bring you to a certain ...
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How Does The Prosecutor Decide Whether To File Charges?

Prosecutors use careful evaluation in order to determine if they should file charges. The first aspect taken into consideration is whether or not it is a legally sound case. If there are legal ...
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Should I Take a Breath Test?

If you are arrested for a DWI in New York, you may be unsure if performing a breath test is the right choice. The answer to this question is that it depends. If you are sure that you are under the ...
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Three Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

Field sobriety testing is used in New York as a way for law enforcement to determine whether a suspect is under the influence of drugs or alcohol while on the road. There are some methods of testing ...
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What is the Difference Between a Crime and a Violation in NY?

The state of New York has a distinction between a violation and a crime in criminal laws. A criminal conviction has permanent consequences and remain on your criminal record. A violation, on the other ...
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