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. What You Should Know About Expungement

    For many offenders, the completion of their jail sentence and probation period brings the promise of a fresh start. However, because a person’s criminal record can significantly impact personal and professional opportunities, many people seek to get their record expunged. If you’re considering e…Read More

  5. A Closer Look at Credit Card Fraud

    With ever-changing technology, the job of criminal defense attorneys has become very complex when it comes to defending clients accused of credit card fraud. The credit card fraud laws of New Jersey are incredibly complex, and if you’ve been accused of a crime related to securing or using a credit…Read More

  6. Consequences of Felony Convictions in New York

    When you’re facing felony charges in the state of New York, you want to do everything you can to ensure you have legal representation that will help you fight for your rights. Because felonies can be so serious in nature, so are the consequences if you are convicted of one, and if you’re wonderi…Read More

  7. How a Felony Conviction Will Change Your Life

    After being accused of a crime, many clients come to our Chestnut Ridge office feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and frightened. This is understandable given the prospect of a potential conviction that could impact a large part of their future. A felony conviction, in particular, can have far-reaching e…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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