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17 Oct Child Pornography Convictions: The Devastating Effects

A child pornography charge in Brooklyn or anywhere else can effectively ruin your entire life; everything you’ve worked for can be gone in an instant. The worst part? You don’t even have to be guilty in order to be charged and punished. Many Brooklyn sex...

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17 Oct What Counts as Domestic Violence in Brooklyn?

Domestic abuse, which can be a felony in the state of New York, comes hand-in-hand with some very serious penalties. You could end up spending several years in jail if you’re convicted of domestic abuse, so it’s important that you talk to a domestic violence...

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17 Oct Charged with Unemployment Fraud: What Now?

The economy is really, really bad right now. Even people who have jobs are struggling to make ends meet – and it’s not uncommon for people to file for unemployment just so they can get the money they need for groceries, rent and other necessities....

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17 Oct What You Need to Know About Assault Charges in Brooklyn

New York is unique in that it refers to assault as the acts of hitting, biting, kicking and otherwise physically touching someone; many other states refer to that as battery. The most important thing you can do to protect yourself is to work with an...

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17 Oct New York’s Crackdowns on DWI

Just before the last 4th of July weekend, Governor Cuomo announced a huge crackdown on DWIs throughout New York. Checkpoints, DWI patrols and other efforts were in full swing, leading to hundreds of traffic stops. Because the state considered the whole operation a resounding success,...

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