White-collar crimes typically involve some sort of theft. This theft is often committed between two people who know each other. White-collar crimes do not involve violence. However, these crimes do have serious consequences for committing them. If you have been charged with a white-collar crime, it is time to reach…Read More
As the weather gets nicer, more and more people find themselves meeting friends and family for an outdoor brunch. Over Easter weekend, many celebrated with drinks. While celebrating the holidays with a few drinks is fine, some people make the dangerous decision to drive home intoxicated. New York takes DWI…Read More
The second amendment gives American citizens the right to bear arms. Although this is our right as Americans to own a gun, the proper channels must be used to get possession of these devices. They can be extremely dangerous and lead to injury if they are not used properly. Under…Read More
Driving under the influence of alcohol is a very serious matter and New York aims to hold offenders accountable for their actions. When a law enforcement officer pulls a driver over on suspicion of drunk driving, they often conduct a series of field sobriety tests that allow the officer to…Read More
The NY SAFE Act In 2013, New York State passed the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013. This is commonly referred to as NY SAFE Act. Even prior to the NY SAFE Act, New York had very strict gun laws, some of the strictest in the…Read More
In a standard DWI case, you’ll be hit with many programs, and many of them are referred to by initials. Let’s take a couple of moments so I can describe each one of these programs for you. STEP is a program given by the county. It’s a referral program. If…Read More
This is one of three standardized field sobriety tests. You'll be instructed at your choice pick one foot. Hold one foot up about 12 to 18 inches. Point your toe at your head and count to 30,000 by one one-thousands. You can't hop. You can't put your foot down. You…Read More
One of the most unpleasant factors in a DWI arrest, and certainly in Nassau County, is when the county attempts to seize your vehicle as an instrumentality of the crime, and in Nassau County they have created a special section under their administrative code which gives the county the opportunity…Read More
In New York it has become extremely difficult to obtain a pistol license. Certainly in light of the tragedies that have taken place with multiple shooters, all the various counties in New York State have by virtue of the SAFE Act enhanced their protocol for someone to be able to…Read More
This is one of the three standardized field sobriety tests. It’s virtually impossible to do properly. It requires you to put your heel next to your toe, walk on an imaginary straight line, heel to toe, counting out each step until you get to nine. They are required to make small…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...