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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What’s Important to Know about Sex Crimes in Rockland County?

In New York State, a person can be charged with a sex offense or sex-related charge merely based upon one person making a report that they were either abused, raped or other misconduct took place. The police department will typically conduct a full-blown investigation in conjunction with the local district attorney’s office. It’s very serious […]

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