The True Cost of a Criminal Conviction in NYC: Beyond Fines and Jail Time

While the immediate legal penalties of criminal convictions – such as jail time, fines, and criminal records – are well documented, there are many hidden costs of a criminal conviction in New York that are less obvious. In many cases, these kinds of ‘hidden’ consequences of a conviction can play a part in your life…

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How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You Protect Your Rights: NYC

It’s easy to assume that government agencies and law enforcement officers always operate with a person’s Constitutional rights at the heart of what they do. Unfortunately though, this isn’t always the case.  While many police and law enforcement officers in NYC work diligently to uphold the constitutional rights of individuals along with New Yorkers’ local…

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Defending Against Domestic Violence Charges NYC: What You Need to Know

If you, or someone you know, has been indicted or arrested on domestic violence charges, you must contact an experienced domestic violence lawyer. Domestic violence is a serious crime in New York, and can carry a range of penalties – the most extreme being life in prison. New York State rarely allows any domestic violence…

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The Devastating Consequences of a Drug Conviction in NYC

Drug possession offenses are some of the most commonly charged crimes here in New York City. This is hardly surprising – illegal drugs are commonplace throughout all areas of society in the city. Unfortunately, the consequences of simply being charged with a drug crime are significant – and those consequences grow significantly if you end…

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Fighting for Justice: Defending Clients in High-Profile Criminal Cases in NYC

On the face of it, the justice system should work equally for everyone in New York – but in reality, this isn’t always the case. Clearly, there are countless instances where the odds seem stacked against a defendant because of that person’s background or situation – but it’s easy to overlook high-profile clients when considering…

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What to Expect in a Title Nine Investigation

In previous blogs, we’ve explained Title IX and explored the laws surrounding Title IX retaliations. However, if you’ve been accused of wrongdoing relating to Title IX, you’re probably more eager to understand what a Title IX investigation will involve. In this blog, we’ll explain what happens in Title IX investigations – and how they can…

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NYC Evidence Tampering Guide

You probably know that evidence is used to build a criminal case and is often presented in court. But the way that evidence is collected, handled and presented creates the opportunity for tampering, which is a crime.  Definition  Evidence tampering is any action that destroys, alters, falsifies or conceals any sort of evidence.  Evidence is…

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