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Accomplice Liability in New York: What Is Your Crime?

Accomplice Liability in New York: What Is Your Crime?

You’re sitting in criminal court on a Tuesday morning, listening to a judge read the charges against a friend for burglary. Your friend had broken the window of a townhouse in Greenwich Village and went inside to steal the homeowner’s television, stereo, and other costly electronics. He’d made it out with a few items when…

Search and Seizure in New York: What Are Your Rights?

Search and Seizure in New York: What Are Your Rights?

Even when you haven’t committed a crime or done something unlawful, encounters with police in New York can be overwhelming and stressful – particularly search and seizure. Often, police questions are confusing, particularly if you are uncertain of the best answer, or whether to answer at all. Furthermore, an individual is at a disadvantage to…

4 Actions that Could Lead to Federal Fraud Charges

4 Actions that Could Lead to Federal Fraud Charges

Frequently, defense attorneys and other lawyers talk about federal fraud charges as a set of serious crimes. However, for the majority of people referencing this broad set of federal charges is confusing. The reason for this confusion is how federal criminal laws are structured and arranged. If you went to search for “U.S. fraud statute”…

Understanding Age of Consent and Statutory Rape Charges in NYC

Understanding Age of Consent and Statutory Rape Charges in NYC

Statutory rape charges in New York are difficult to defend. Not only do the legal parameters of statutory rape make defense complicated, but the charges are rarely uncovered and brought to court by the victim. Instead, the victim’s parents and the state push for a defendant’s arrest, arraignment and conviction. In fact, the victim’s opinion…

Can You Clear a Criminal Record in New York?

Can You Clear a Criminal Record in New York?

Criminal convictions, even for a minor crime, carry a stigma for employers, new relationships, creditors, universities, and other individuals. In many instances, places of employment can’t overlook a criminal record to see the great qualities of a candidate. Other people are haunted by criminal charges where the charges were dismissed or they were found not…

DWI in New York: What’s the Possible Punishment?

DWI in New York: What’s the Possible Punishment?

It’s the holiday season, and celebrations are in full-swing. Particularly at this time of year, it is essential to remember that in New York, the penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol and controlled substances are harsh. The New York Legislature has made it a priority to reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents…

6 Ways People Violate Orders of Protection in New York

6 Ways People Violate Orders of Protection in New York

Criminal charges involving domestic violence, stalking, assault and battery, sexual assault, and harassment are very personal. The defendant is accused of committing a crime that directly harms the person and hinders the safety of the victim. For this reason, a judge, whether in criminal court or family court, will frequently issue an order of protection…

6 Questions You Should Be Asking a NYC Criminal Defense Lawyer

6 Questions You Should Be Asking a NYC Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are facing criminal charges in New York, you likely started the process of finding and engaging a lawyer to handle your defense. You’ll quickly find there are a substantial number of lawyers in New York City, and hiring the right NYC criminal defense lawyer can require research and time commitment. Some people spend…

Do You Need a Lawyer for DWI Charges in NYC?

Do You Need a Lawyer for DWI Charges in NYC?

On a Thursday night on the Upper East Side you are pulled over by an officer with the NYPD, and subsequently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI). The next morning you are arraigned in court and formally charged with a criminal offense. By Friday night you face the challenge and uncertainty of DWI charges in…

Four Defenses to White-Collar Crimes in NYC

Four Defenses to White-Collar Crimes in NYC

Typically, white-collar crimes in NYC are prosecuted at the federal level. This means the charges for embezzlement, forgery, money laundering or insider trading are brought against a defendant in federal court and subject to federal law. However, this doesn’t change the basic requirements for the prosecution to win a conviction. A federal prosecutor must prove…

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