Juvenile Crimes in New York

Children who are between the ages of 7 and 16 are considered juveniles in the eyes of New York State. When a juvenile commits a crime, they will have to go through a legal process in order to determine the punishment they should face. However, the process for juvenile crimes is much different than when an […]

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The Police Want to Speak With My Rockland County Juvenile Child, Should I Let Them?

Many parents are faced with the worst type of scenario when the police call and advise you that they want to speak with your minor son or daughter. It’s very important that the parents contact an attorney immediately because the police are under no obligation to tell you what they’re investigating, why they are investigating, […]

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What are Your Miranda Rights?

In New York State, you’re entitled to the right to remain silent. You’re not required to speak to a police officer. If you were not deemed free to leave and the officers interrogated or questioned the subject, they’re entitled to have the officer provide Miranda warnings. In many instances, the officers don’t provide Miranda warnings. […]

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What is the Difference between a Felony and a Misdemeanor in Rockland County?

The difference between a felony and a misdemeanor is the grade of the offense or the seriousness of the offense. In New York State, if you’re charged with a felony, that’s the most serious offense. Most felonies start from an E-grade felony all the way up to an A-1 felony. They are all very serious. […]

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