The Basics of Handling a New York Criminal Appeal

As a follow-up to our recent post about the basics of New York's criminal justice system, here we'll provide a brief overview of what happens when you appeal a criminal conviction in New York. After a...
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How to Lower Your SORA Sex Offender Registration Level

When a person convicted of a sex offense is sentenced, or when that person is released from prison, there will be a hearing to determine his or her level of registration pursuant to the Sex Offender R...
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The Basics of the New York Criminal Justice System

If you’re being investigated for a crime, or even if you’ve already been arrested, you may have some questions about how the criminal justice system in New York works. Understanding a few basics, alon...
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Don’t Be Fooled by Phony Awards for Legal Excellence

Have you visited a lawyer's website and thought, "Look at all of the awards he has earned! He must be a great lawyer!" He or she has badges from the American Academy of Trial Attorneys, the National A...
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Keeping In Touch With Imprisoned Loved Ones

While maintaining contact with a loved one in prison can be difficult and emotionally taxing, staying connected can make a huge difference in their life. Prisons are impersonal and can often strip ind...