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Right To Counsel

If you are arrested you have a right to counsel. Use it!  I’ve often heard stories of persons relying on information previously gleaned from family members, friends or acquaintances as what to do in an arrest situation. While these persons are well meaning, more often than not they are not specifically trained to dispense advice. Read More

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A Criminal Charge is No Laughing Matter

I have been an attorney for 41 years. Throughout the years, I have witnessed numerous changes in the prosecution of various crimes and changing penalties for those crimes. A DWI/DUI can have disastrous consequences on your life. These include, but are not limited to, loss of driving privileges, incarceration, a criminal record, community service, mandatory Read More

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Spring Has Sprung!

We are finally putting winter in the rear view window and warmer weather has arrived. The lock downs have seemed to diminish to the point where we can safely resume more of a pre- lockdown lifestyle. The urge to get out and enjoy enjoy yourself should be tempered with a dose of reality. The rules Read More

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

It looks like we have survived another trying year. I wish all a Happy and Healthy Holiday. Now for the grim reality. Do not ignore any notifications you may receive from either the court system or other attorneys. Things might have slowed down in your life but I can assure you that criminal warrants are Read More

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Legal Representation

The Criminal Justice system is still operating!  COVID has wreaked havoc with court scheduling, but you should still be aware that any delays occasioned by COVID restrictions do not minimize the potential penalties attendant with criminal charges. Whether you are charged withe a DWI, DUI or for that matter any criminal misdemeanor or felony the Read More

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EMERGING FROM LOCKDOWN

The past 14 months have taken a toll on all of us. I hope that all are healthy. As society emerges from lockdown, we are faced with a myriad of new issues. It must be cautioned that while the lockdown and the resulting slowdown have affected the court system the system is coming back quickly. Read More

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St. Patrick’s Day DWI Crackdown in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that state and local law enforcement agencies across New York will be stepping up patrols to crack down on impaired driving for St. Patrick’s Day. The enforcement campaign will run through Sunday, March 21. This special traffic enforcement detail is designed to reduce alcohol and drug-related traffic crashes. It Read More

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Understanding The New York Desk Appearance Ticket (DAT) during Covid-19

The Desk Appearance Ticket (DATs) has increased in use and significance since the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Desk Appearance Ticket was generally utilized in the Nassau and Suffolk Counties of New York (pre-pandemic) for minor charges and violations and by the New York State Police for DWIs and DUIs. Through necessity, the DATs role has been expanded Read More

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Even on Valentine’s Day, No matter what day it is, no one loves a drunk driver

Updated 1 hour ago Valentine’s Day a “drinking holiday”? Actually yes! Many people would never guess it; except for the police shown in the high DWI/DUI arrest stats each year. How could this possibly happen? First date jitters? Couples getting a break away from the kids? Drinking away a failed relationship? The reasons could go Read More

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New Year’s Resolution for 2021: Responsible Driving when Drinking

Driving while under the influence of alcohol puts everyone on the road at risk. Protect yourself and your loved ones by always avoiding alcohol when you drive. Every holiday party starts with planning, and you should apply that same mindset before getting on the highway. If you decide to drink, plan ahead to have a Read More

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