veterans-treatment-court

Veterans Treatment Courts in New York State

Veterans are people who served the United State in active military, naval, or air service. In New York alone, there are 700,000 vets. In general, they are less likely to come into contact with the cri...
DWI-by-Drugs

DWAI by Drugs in New York: What You Need to Know

In 2018, 12.6 million people drove under the influence of drugs. And in 2016, 43.6% of fatally-injured drivers tested positive for drugs; half of those drivers tested positive for two or more drugs. A...
stalking

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Each year, an estimated 6 to 7.5 million people in the United States are stalked. Stalking is a serious and dangerous offense that impacts every community. And it is a criminal charge in every jurisdi...
constructive-possession

Constructive Possession: Is the Contraband Really Yours?

You can be charged with a variety of crimes for possessing illegal contraband. Namely, this includes drugs, weapons, and stolen property. But what happens if you are not physically in possession of th...
assault-misdemeanor-felony

Assault Charges in New York: Misdemeanor or Felony?

Assault is one of the most common charges in the criminal legal system in New York. Yet many don’t understand why its charged sometimes as a misdemeanor, and sometimes as a felony. Further, there are...