What to Know About Juvenile Crimes in New York

Individuals who are between the ages of 7 and 19 who are being charged with a crime will typically have their case handled in family court, as opposed to municipal or criminal court. However, juvenile crimes can still result in severe consequences. If you are a parent whose child is facing criminal charges, continue reading […]

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What Are the Penalties for an Aggravated DWI in New York State?

If you were caught operating your vehicle with a blood alcohol content of higher than .18%, you will be charged with an aggravated DWI in New York. .18% BAC is more than twice the legal limit. You will face harsh penalties for this crime including the potential loss of your license, high fines, and potential […]

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What are the Consequences of Speeding Tickets in New York?

It is not uncommon to receive a speeding ticket at least once in your life. However, most individuals do not think to hire an attorney to help them fight these tickets. Without the assistance of an attorney, it is possible for individuals to face a wide array of potential consequences that can affect their future. […]

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What to Know About Credit Card Fraud in New York

Credit card fraud is defined as the unauthorized taking of someone’s credit or debit card with the intent of removing money from the account or charging the card with purchases. There are two categories of credit card fraud that are recognized by New York criminal law: stolen, canceled, or revoked credit cards, and forged credit […]

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What You Need to Know About Drug Crime Consequences in NYS

The state of New York takes drug crime consequences very seriously. If you have been charged with a drug crime, it is important to take the first step and learn what you are up against. If you are facing any of the below drug crime charges, protect yourself by hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney […]

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New York State’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Law

District Attorneys can forfeit “proceeds” of crime and “instrumentalities” of crime except for real property in New York State’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Law. State prosecutors can only forfeit real property in certain drug cases. This is important to understand because this law means that state prosecutors do not hold the power to go after your […]

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New Jersey Issues Directive to Waive Mandatory Parole Disqualifiers for Six Non-Violent Drug Crimes 

New Jersey Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission recommended eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug crimes in November of 2019. A part of this recommendation also suggested modifying sentences for those currently incarcerated. This recommendation has been partially implemented as of April of 2021 by issuing AG Directive 2021-4. The Directive instructed all prosecutors in […]

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What Happens if I Get an Aggravated DWI in New York State?

DWI charges in New York State are incredibly serious, and in most cases, when someone is convicted of a DWI, it can impact their life for years to come. That being said, if you were charged with an aggravated DWI, meaning you were caught with a blood alcohol content of .18% or higher, you will […]

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