Criminal Defense Blog NYC

Bruce Yerman, Esq.

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FAQ's: I-Cards

Posted on June 3, 2019

What's an "I-Card"?

An "I-card” is a notification created by a New York City police officer. An i-card names a particular person as the “subject” of a police investigation.

The subject of an i-card is "wanted" by police. The subject could be:

  • A person who police intend to arrest.
  • A “person of interest” who police want to question, either as a "suspect" or as a "witness".

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17 Reasons to Hire a Criminal Lawyer

Posted on March 27, 2019

Criminal lawyers provide many services for clients, in court and out of court. Here's 17 reasons for hiring a criminal lawyer in New York City.

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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 an 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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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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