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Under New York State law, there are three crimes that are labelled as forms of Aggravated Assault. First, there is Aggravated Vehicular Assault (Penal Law 120.04-A) which is charged when it is alleged that a person engaged in reckless driving, committed the crime of Vehicular Assault in the Second Degree, and one of the following:...

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, one of the first things to consider is retaining a criminal defense lawyer. Deciding on who to hire takes careful consideration and assessment of relevant experience and qualifications. Below are 6 important questions you will want to ask before hiring a criminal defense attorney. 1. Do...

Being a licensed medical professional in New York State requires one to follow professional practices, as defined by a variety of state laws and regulations. Failure to meet these professional requirements is considered professional misconduct and proven professional misconduct may result in disciplinary action, which can even include the suspension or revocation of one’s license to...

A DWI conviction in New York is a serious matter. Even if it is the first offense, being convicted of a DWI carries significant costs, both to your wallet and your life. Even after paying fines and other fees, you may be facing consequences affecting your employment, your personal and professional relationships, and your future....

Getting behind the wheel of a car under the influence of alcohol, drugs (illegal or prescription), or a combination of these substances can have serious consequences in the state of New York. If you are arrested for drunk driving or after you took drugs, the specific criminal charges you will face depend largely on the...

We know that driving in New York state can be stressful especially since police on Long Island closely monitor traffic violations. Law enforcement is particularly strict when it comes to drunk driving, and the consequences of being convicted of a violation of DWI laws can be life-changing. If you are stopped on the road in...

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