Criminal Law

Burglary vs. Robbery: What’s the Difference?

When talking about burglary and robbery, many people use these words interchangeably. However, in New York the legal definition of these terms shows they are two separate and distinct crimes. Here, we...
Pappalardo Law

Bronx Man Set-up by Known Prostitute

A known prostitute and admitted liar and thief lied to police when she claimed the defendant was her pimp and that he robbed one of her “johns” at gunpoint in Mamaroneck. Months later, she drove to th...
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Jury Tosses Two-Page Handwritten Confession

Our attorneys successfully defended a man accused of burglary on six Westchester homes. Our client had signed a two-page hand-written confession, but only after enduring hours of questioning and after...