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  • DWI Lawyer Blog
    DWI Lawyer Blog

    Make no mistake about it, a charge of DWI in New York State is a crime and carries with it serious consequences. A conviction for DWI (Vehicle and Traffic Law §1192(2) or 1192(3)) is a misdemeanor and ...

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  • Sealing of Criminal Convictions Soon to be Available in New York
    Sealing of Criminal Convictions Soon to be Available in New York

    For years, criminal justice reform advocates in New York State have pushed the state legislature to enact some form of expungement, allowing citizens with old criminal convictions to have the records ...

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  • Lapses in Automobile Insurance in New York State
    Lapses in Automobile Insurance in New York State

    Of all the expenses that most citizens living in New York have to bear, paying your car insurance bill may be one of the most painful. Let’s face it; paying significant amounts of your hard earned ...

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  • Did You Receive a DWI in Madison County, NY?
    Did You Receive a DWI in Madison County, NY?

    It can happen to anyone. You have a few drinks at a party or the bar after work, and while you feel fine, your ability is likely impaired from the alcohol you consumed. You drive along, just trying to ...

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  • Can I Get a Do-Over? Withdraw a Guilty Plea in New York
    Can I Get a Do-Over? Withdraw a Guilty Plea in New York

    New York Criminal Procedure Law for Withdrawing a Guilty Plea According to NY CPL statute §220.60(3), the appeal courts have established the limited basis by which a guilty plea may be withdrawn ...

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  • Jury Or Bench? Right to a Trial in New York State
    Jury Or Bench? Right to a Trial in New York State

    While the overwhelming majority of criminal cases are resolved without the need for a trial, there are certain cases and situations where somebody charged with a crime will find their best alternative ...

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