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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Does a Felony Conviction Ever Go Away?

    If you’re facing a felony conviction, you’re probably wondering how the charge will affect your life. Moving forward, a felony on your record will affect you in many different ways and cause you to make some changes to your lifestyle and plans because of the conviction. In this blog, we’ll dis…Read More

  6. Choosing the Right Criminal Defense Attorney

    If you’re facing a felony charge, you’re probably thinking about how to find a trusted criminal defense attorney to take on your case. However, it can be difficult to choose the right lawyer for your case, and be sure that he or she will have your best interests at heart. While it can be overwhe…Read More

  7. Defining Felony, Misdemeanor, and Violation in New York

    Being faced with a possible conviction can be horrifying, especially if you’re unsure of what your sentence might be and what to expect in the coming weeks. It’s best to always be educated and understand the differences between a felony, misdemeanor, and a violation and what the possible outcome…Read More

  8. What is a Class A Felony in the State of New York?

    In the state of New York, a Class A felony is serious and carries the highest penalties of any felony possible. While being convicted of a felony can be scary, the sentencing of this crime can cause you to be in prison for decades. If you’re facing a felony charge in New York, it’s vital to the …Read More

  9. 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