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06 Apr Why Do Police Issue DATs in Brooklyn?

In some cases across Brooklyn, police issue suspects desk appearance tickets instead of taking them to jail. If you get a DAT, it means you have been arrested, but that you’re free to go about your daily life instead of being locked up behind bars...

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03 Apr Defending Yourself Against DWI Charges in Brooklyn

If you’ve been charged with driving while intoxicated on Brooklyn’s roadways, you have a lot on your mind. You’re probably wondering how you’re going to cope with the aftermath. “Will this affect my job?” “Will I be lose my driver’s license?” “Am I going to jail?” These are all...

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01 Apr Can I Refuse a Breath Test in NYC?

Flashing lights in the rearview mirror can send shock, fear and worry through any driver, but they’re enough to spark sheer terror in people who have had a few cocktails with dinner or who have shared a couple of beers with buddies before getting behind...

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30 Mar Coping with the Emotional Toll of Your Own DWI Charge in NY

When you’re charged with driving while intoxicated, it’s a big emotional drain. It puts a lot on your mind, whether you’re thinking about attempting to clear your name or you already know you’re going to plead guilty. Your Brooklyn DWI lawyer will talk to you...

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23 Jan The Serious Consequences of DWI in Brooklyn

You already know that driving while intoxicated in the state of New York is a serious crime, and if you’re convicted, you’re facing stiff penalties. However, if you’re like most people, you aren’t exactly sure what the laws are—or how severe the punishments can be. Before...

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23 Jan Brooklyn Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing criminal charges in Brooklyn or in any other borough, you’re probably very concerned with knowing what happens during the legal process. Even being accused of a crime is incredibly stressful, and it can lead to a great deal of anxiety over...

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23 Jan What Happens if You Ignore a Desk Appearance Ticket?

Thousands of people get desk appearance tickets in Brooklyn and beyond, and unfortunately, many don’t take them seriously. The problem? Ignoring a desk appearance ticket in Brooklyn will land you in jail. What is a Desk Appearance Ticket? It doesn’t sound that serious, but a desk appearance ticket is...

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