How can a high BAC affect my DWI charge?

When drivers are charged with driving while intoxicated, they may face life-changing consequences. If it is found that their blood alcohol content was at 0.18% or higher, they may face even harsher circumstances. Drivers may be charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. This is considered to be a very serious offense even worse than a […]

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How are juvenile cases decided?

As children grow up, they will make mistakes. In order to learn and grow, this may be necessary. For parents, there are different ways they can discipline their children to show that their behavior is not acceptable. If their behavior goes beyond the normal deviant behavior and they subject themselves to criminal charges, they may […]

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What are consequences for violent crimes?

When people are charged with violent crimes, they can face serious consequences. Violent crimes can lead to life-changing circumstances. Under the guidelines presented by the FBI, violent crimes are considered to be murder, manslaughter, robbery, aggravated assault and rape. New York state has added to the definition of violent crimes. The state also includes burglary, […]

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What are some New York gun crime charges?

With everything happening in the world regarding gun violence, New York state has cracked down on punishments for gun crimes. The consequences of owning a gun illegally or being involved in a gun crime have escalated. New York state is very strict when it comes to crimes involving guns. The charges associated with these crimes […]

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Fireworks Laws in NYS

Fourth of July week is upon us and since this year, the holiday falls on a Wednesday, New Yorkers are likely going to use the weekends before and after to celebrate. One of the most classic associations with this holiday is the use of fireworks. New York, like many of our neighboring states, has outlawed […]

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