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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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25 May Your Best Response to a Reckless Driving Charge

Reckless driving is more than just a traffic violation – it’s a criminal misdemeanor. The consequences are more severe than those you’d face from a regular speeding ticket. If a judge convicts you of reckless driving, you could be fined up to $300, lose your license...

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25 May Cell Phone Ticket Lawyer

In New York, it’s against the law to use a cell phone while you’re driving. If a judge finds you guilty, or if you admit guilt,the judge will put points on your license. You can expect your insurance rates to go up, too. No driving to...

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25 May Can a Brooklyn Domestic Violence Lawyer Help You?

If someone has accused you of domestic violence, it’s probably a good idea to call an attorney as soon as possible. Do You Need a Brooklyn Domestic Violence Lawyer? Before you can be convicted in a domestic violence case in Brooklyn courts, police will conduct an investigation....

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25 May What to Expect with a Domestic Violence Lawyer in Brooklyn

Domestic violence is a crime in the state of New York, and if a judge convicts you of this type of abuse, you’re facing serious penalties. Many people make the mistake of defending themselves or relying on a public defender for help. In most cases, those are...

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25 May Domestic Violence Laws in Brooklyn

Domestic violence laws in New York can be confusing – and it’s not always easy to understand what amounts to a domestic violence charge in Brooklyn and what doesn’t. Domestic Violence: Not One Specific Crime The term domestic violence doesn’t necessarily refer to one specific crime. Instead,...

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