When a person receives a license in New York, they are trusted to follow the rules of the road. If they violate them, it can result in certain consequences. One way that a person can break the law on the road is by driving recklessly. If you are facing a…Read More
People who obtain a driver’s license are required by law to follow the rules of the road. While there are a variety of different rules, an important one that is commonly disregarded is the speed limit. When people drive over the speed limit, they are endangering themselves and others who…Read More
With today being the last day of New York’s Speed Awareness Week, we expect to hear that thousands of tickets were issued this week alone, all across the state. In 2018, the Speed Awareness Week campaign produced almost 30,000 tickets, including 14,028 for speeding and 682 for distracted driving. This…Read More
If you have been pulled over for a traffic violation, there is a good chance you will need to hire an experienced attorney to help mitigate the damage. Whether you’re facing reckless driving charges or a small speeding ticket, both may have a significant impact on your life, depending on…Read More
It has been illegal to use a cell phone without hands-free technology in the state of New York since 2001. While it started out as a simple infraction with a small fine, if you are caught using a cell phone while driving today, the penalties may be much harsher. If…Read More
It's no secret that all drivers in New York State, as well as across the country, require a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle. When an individual drives without a valid driver's license, they can face significant penalties. Drivers in New York State can face a ticket of the…Read More
Earlier this month, Governor Cuomo announced that both New York State police, as well as local law enforcement, will be participating in crackdowns for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving in New York is a serious problem but law enforcement is taking significant action. Though the crackdown only lasted…Read More
What is a Charge for Unlicensed Operations? If you are caught driving without a license in New York, the consequences could vary depending on the circumstances. Some circumstances may carry lesser penalties than others. Forgetting your license could be easily fixed if you show up in court with your valid…Read More
Sometimes it’s hard to disconnect from our cellphones, as they are the gateway to all our communications today. However, using your cell phone while operating a vehicle can have some hefty fines and serious consequences, especially for multiple offenses. New York was the first state to ban the use of…Read More
Anytime a driver gets behind the wheel, we hope for the sake of themselves, their passengers, and the others on the road, they are driving safely. However, this is not always the case. When a person is driving erratically and is completely disregarding the safety of themselves and others, they…Read More
The Second Amendment protects the ownership and possession of non-lethal “arms” such that New York’s ban on Stun Guns and Tasers is improper for it is a constitutionally protected right. New York State allows on a limited and regulated basis...
Mapp v. Ohio: Things You Never Knew About the Landmark Case A Retrospective Analysis Enter any criminal court part and within moments you will hear some participant, be it defense counsel, prosecution or Judge requesting, contesting or ordering a “Mapp...
Depending on the criminal offense you are charged with, you will be subjected to numerous penalties that can negatively affect your life. However, before facing the harsh consequences and repercussions of your crime, you will stand before a judge who...