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26 Jan Long-Term Impact of a DWI Conviction

New York State aggressively prosecutes DWI cases. If you have been charged with drunk driving, you could be facing jail time as well as fines and points on your license. However, this conviction can affect not only your driving record, but also many aspects of...

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02 Jan It’s Difficult to Get a Suspended License Back

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are numerous reasons why your drivers license could be suspended in New York. Like many states, we have a driving points system for traffic violations, so the most common reason for a suspension is getting too many points on your record. However, your license...

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17 Nov Fighting a New York City Speed-Camera Ticket

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you receive a speeding-camera ticket in New York City, it will likely be because you were speeding in a school zone. These cameras are strategically posted in school zones throughout the city, and it may take as long as thirty days before the citation...

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05 Feb Fighting a Traffic Ticket in NYC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] For some people, fighting a traffic ticket in NYC is as easy as explaining to the courts that the violation is a minor offense and happens to be your first. For others, the battle can be lengthy, and the things that ride on its success...

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05 Feb Importance of Keeping a Clean Driver’s License

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As an adult, there are a lot of things you need to pay attention to and work to make them look good. Your credit is one of those things. As employers start to look at credit records and buying things for cash out of pocket...

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27 Jul [Legal Dictionary] Definition of Accessory

[vc_row use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] An accessory to a crime is a person that helps someone else commit a crime. For example, if you drive a vehicle that takes your friend to and from a robbery, you could be an to the crime. In criminal law, being an accessory means...

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24 Jul [Legal Dictionary] Definition of Accomplice

An accomplice is someone who knowingly, voluntarily works with the principal offender in the commission of a crime. The definition is very clear that an accomplice must have a hand in helping someone commit a crime. An accomplice might help or encourage the main offender, but...

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06 Jul How Accurate are Blood and Breath Alcohol Tests

Recently in Texas, hundreds of DUI tests were mishandled in a lab – but the problem isn’t exclusive to the Lone Star State. In fact, any time you have humans evaluating test results, there’s a strong potential for human error. Aside from human error, though, there’s...

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01 Jul Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint

In the state of New York, police are allowed to set up roadblocks at strategic locations in order to identify people who are driving under the influence of alcohol. For the most part, these “sobriety checkpoints” are established on holidays and at times that drinking...

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