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Blog Posts in June, 2014

Understanding the Difference Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor

If you've been charged with a crime, your Mineola criminal defense lawyer can help you understand what the charge means. For example, most states recognize two primary classifications of crimes. ...
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An Overview of White Collar Crimes

Since the term was first used in 1939, the definition of "white collar crime" has evolved from meaning a crime committed by a well-respected individual to meaning many kinds of nonviolent ...
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New Breathalyzer Can Detect Marijuana

A big change could be coming in the field of law enforcement and the manner in which they can detect drivers under the influence of marijuana. In New York that is a violation of Vehicle and Traffic ...
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Penalties for Alcohol or Drug-Related Offenses in New York

Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are common offenses in New York and across the country. If you've been charged with an alcohol or drug-related driving ...
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What to Do If You Are in a Car Accident

Nobody plans on getting into a car accident. Statistically, however, it is inevitable you will be involved in several car accidents throughout your life. Several sources suggest that the average ...
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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

September 11, 2001… this date has become a symbol of tragedy, hate and war. Us New Yorkers are especially affected by the events of that dreadful day. For most, February 26, 1993 does not bring ...
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