Criminal Defense Blog NYC

Juvenile Interrogation: Don't Let Police Speak with Your Child

Posted on January 21, 2019

"We've arrested your child. How soon can you get here?"

You arrive at the police station. A detective asks for permission to speak with your child.

Don't ever consent to juvenile interrogation. Your answer must be, "No."

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How to Get a Gun License Online

Posted on December 1, 2018

You need to know how to get a gun license online through the NYPD if you hope to lawfully possess a handgun in New York City.

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Who Needs a NYC Handgun License?

Posted on November 19, 2018

You need a New York City handgun license to lawfully possess a handgun in the City, unless you're otherwise exempt from New York's gun possession laws.

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Resolving Criminal Charges: Dismissal, Plea Bargain, Trial

Posted on October 26, 2018

There are three ways to resolve criminal charges in New York:

  1. Dismissal
  2. Plea Bargain
  3. Trial

If you're accused of a crime, you need to understand each of these.

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Must I Obey a Subpoena?

Posted on October 16, 2018

You received a subpoena to testify as a witness in a criminal case in New York. Should you disregard it? Probably not.

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What Is Domestic Violence?

Posted on September 9, 2018

There is no single crime called "domestic violence" in New York. Domestic violence is a category of crimes, known as "family offenses", allegedly committed between “members of the same family or household”.

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