Category Archives: Criminal Defense

POLICE SEARCH AND SEIZURE NO WARRANT

POLICE SEARCH AND SEIZURE NO WARRANT

POLICE SEARCH AND SEIZURE NO WARRANT If police contact has resulted in you or a family member’s arrest, you need to know your rights.  Our Dutchess County criminal lawyers have the skills, experience and judgment needed to help you. Call now for a free consultation. The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution protects your right against unreasonable […]

First-Offense DWI vs Second-Offense DWI or DWAI in New York

First-Offense DWI vs Second-Offense DWI or DWAI in New York

A first-offense DWI, sometimes called a DUI (driving under the influence), where the driver has a BAC of .08% or more (up to.18%) carries an administrative license suspension of at least six months (one year for drivers with a BAC of .18% or more or for drivers under 21 years old). A DWI is considered […]

DUI and DWI explained for New York State

drink driving new york law

This article is made for better understanding DUI and DWI in the New York State. If you are facing those charges you can better understand them before contacting Lawyers For DWI or DUI. A DWI refers to when a driver is intoxicated; that is, when his or her blood alcohol content level (BAC) is at […]

New developments in Poughkeepsie criminal defense law

Poughkeepsie criminal defense law

There are always new developments in Poughkeepsie criminal defense law. It is important to choose a Dutchess county criminal lawyer that understands your situation. One current issue is the New York State Senate passed “Laree’s Law”, which makes any person guilty of a homicide that unlawfully transports or sells opiates that causes the death of […]

HIRING A DUTCHESS COUNTY DWI LAWYER

DUTCHESS COUNTY DWI LAWYER

Handling a Dutchess County DWI or Poughkeepsie DWI case requires knowledge of the Assistant District Attorneys, the Judges and the procedures in each individual Dutchess County Court.   Having started my career as an Assistant District Attorney in Poughkeepsie prosecuting DWI cases in all of Dutchess County I realized not all Judges, attorneys or cases […]