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The Pros and Cons of Plea Bargains

When you take a plea bargain you agree to plead guilty to a lesser crime than the one you’ve been charged for. This usually results in a reduction in your sentence and will allow you to count time served against the sentence you receive. Other stipulations, such as giving up information about other criminal activities…

How to Properly Invoke Your Right to Remain Silent, and Why It Matters

If you’ve read other posts on this blog you already know you shouldn’t talk to the police. However, this basic point requires a little more expansion. Did you know, for example, that it’s possible to waive this right by accident, even after invoking it? Or the different ways seemingly harmless comments could be used against…

7 Fatal Mistakes to Avoid When You Get Arrested

There are few things more terrifying than an arrest. Emotions run high, especially fear, and anger. You may also be humiliated and outraged, especially if you know you’re innocent. It’s really easy to make mistakes under these circumstances. These mistakes can cost you your freedom, even if you are innocent. Resisting arrest, or appearing to.…

How to Choose a Good Bail Bondsman

When you need to post bail you may believe any bail bondsman will do. But the practices of the professional you choose can have a big impact on your life moving forward. For example, you wouldn’t want to trust a bail agent who has been known to force customers to miss court dates, thus landing…

Avoid Theft Charges: Check Your Cart and Check It Twice

It’s probably not surprising to learn theft and shoplifting charges spike during the holiday season. And while no doubt some of these charges happen because some people are in financial distress while feeling socially pressured to come up with gifts, we happen to know of another. Sheer chaos. You see, in the middle of the…

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5 Things to Expect if You Testify in a NYC Criminal Trial

The decision to testify in an NYC criminal trial is always made with the advice and counsel of your NYC defense lawyer. The decision to testify is often a tough one. There are often competing reasons in favor and against testifying in front of the jury. On one hand, a defendant’s testimony in an NYC…

DWI Reminders for the Holiday Season

As everyone in NYC races to holiday parties the chances of getting pulled over due to a suspicion of DWI are higher than ever. This danger has not passed just because the Thanksgiving Weekend crackdown has. The State of New York is relentless about prosecuting these cases. And there are more eyes on drivers than…

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Is Ignorance of the Law a Defense to NY Criminal Charges?

Are you facing NY criminal charges? If so, it is time to hire a defense lawyer. Throughout an NY criminal case and trial, your criminal defense lawyer will perform a number of crucial functions. Your NY lawyer will communicate with the court and file court documents, negotiate with the prosecutor, and advise you on whether…

How to Help a Loved One Who Has Been Accused of a Crime

When someone you care about gets arrested it’s natural to feel paralyzed. How did this happen? What should you do? How can you help? If you are committed to doing so there are quite a few ways you can help an accused loved one. Help them find a lawyer. Many defendants forget to ask for…

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NY Sexual Assault: When It’s a Crime, Repercussions, & Your Defense

This past summer several newspapers and online publications released startling statistics about reports of rape and NY sexual assault in NYC. In the month of May 2018, there were 181 rapes reported, which is an increase of 39% from a year earlier. And this statistic doesn’t account for the climbing number of other sexual-based offenses…

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