What’s Next If I’m Charged With Acting As a Criminal Co-Conspirator?

Posted on : April 19, 2021
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It’s a common misconception that if a person didn’t commit an actual crime, they can’t be considered legally responsible for any part of it. However, you could be charged with conspiring to commit the crime, and proving your innocence can be tough. You’ll need strong evidence that illustrates how you were uninvolved in the incident. Read More

Will My Defense Lawyer Ask Me to Tell the Truth?

Posted on : March 17, 2021
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Whether or not the attorney who defends you in a criminal case needs to know the whole truth really depends on your unique circumstances. Here’s what you should understand about talking to your attorney.  Your Lawyer May Want Only Minimal Details  You are allowed to tell your criminal defense lawyer anything you want without being Read More

Do I Have Alternative Sentencing Options in New York?

Posted on : February 13, 2021
Not all crimes are considered equal under the law and each has different penalties that can be imposed to deter someone convicted of the crime from committing it or another crime again. Jail is not always the best way to do this and in many cases, New York is using what is known as alternative Read More

If I’m Convicted, Do I Have to Go to Jail?

Posted on : January 12, 2021
Being charged with a crime is a frightening and life-changing experience. You may assume that you’ll have to spend at least some time behind bars, however, incarceration may not be necessary in your case nor is it always the best option for reducing the risk of recidivism. Depending on the case, a person convicted of Read More

What Should Juvenile Offenders Know About the New York Criminal Process?

Posted on : December 17, 2020
When your child faces criminal charges, both your lives can be turned upside down in what seems like an instant. New York tends to be strict when it comes to penalizing juveniles for criminal offenses, making it even more important to actively work to advocate for their fair treatment. Here’s what juvenile offenders should know Read More

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