1. Consequences of NY Drug and Alcohol-Related Violations

    One of the most common driving offenses is that of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. Because it is so dangerous, the courts and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) do not take kindly to violations of these laws. Many drivers wonder about the possible violations and their …Read More

  2. Understanding Controlled Dangerous Substances

    Felony drug charges are a very serious matter, and there is a lot of official terminology involved in the judicial process related to these matters. If you’ve been charged with drug possession, distribution, or manufacturing, it helps to be familiar with classifications of drugs in our state, and …Read More

  3. What Should You Do When Arrested?

    Being arrested is unlikely to be on the daily agenda for most people, however, untimely arrests happen each day in our state. In fact, according to recent statistics released by the New York Division of Criminal Justice Services, nearly 479,000 individuals were arrested in 2016 alone. Being arrested…Read More

  4. Understanding Sexual Assault Charges in New Jersey

    In a previous article, we discussed the differences between simple offenses, misdemeanors, and felonies. It might not surprise you to learn that rape or sexual assault can result in a felony charge in the state of New Jersey. Like many other felonies, the charge can vary in severity and comes with p…Read More

  5. An Introduction to Federal Crimes

    For many citizens, the U.S. legal system is a complex web of terminology and nuances that can be challenging to understand. To make matters even more complicated, within our legal system, there are numerous types of crimes that range in severity from simple offenses to more serious felonies. Some fe…Read More

  6. What is a Class B Felony in New York?

    While a Class B Felony in New York State isn’t the absolute worst crime you can commit, it is quite serious and you could be facing serious jail time, as well as fines. Felonies will also be listed on your permanent record and the charge will affect you for the rest of your life. In this blog, we…Read More

  7. What is a Class C Felony in the State of New York?

    Being convicted of a felony is terrifying for many people, and those who end up being prosecuted and indicted by the criminal justice system will have their lives changed forever. While a felony is overwhelming for most, having an experienced and capable lawyer at your side can help you get a more f…Read More

  8. What is a Class D Felony or Indictable Crime in New Jersey?

    If you’re facing a felony in the state of New Jersey, you should know that crimes aren’t divided up into classes, but are in groupings of indictable crimes, disorderly person offenses, and petty disorderly person offenses. An indictable offense is the same as a felony in other states, so facing …Read More

  9. What is a Class E Felony in New York?

    Many people understand that committing a crime is against the law, but when it comes to legal jargon describing what a felony is, it can instantly become confusing for an individual who does not have a law degree. In this blog, we’ll discuss what a Class E felony is in the state of New York and a …Read More