January is National Stalking Awareness Month

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. 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 crim...

Orders of Protection in New York Criminal Cases

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. An Order of Protection issued in a criminal case will prohibit a defendant from having contact with an alleged victim. Called a restraining order in other jurisdictions, an...