Drug Possession Charges

Drug Possession Charges

It’s well known that drug possession charges carry vastly different penalties depending on the type and amount of the substance which was involved. A wide scope of drugs in New York, including heroin, cocaine, MDMA and marijuana are all illegal and can include criminal charges for personal possession for use even if you do not … Continue reading Drug Possession Charges

Understanding Check Fraud

Understanding Check Fraud

Under New York penal law, the penalties associated with both felony and misdemeanor forgery can result in steep sentencing of years in prison and additional fees. While sentencing can vary greatly be the severity of the crime in which you were charged—from third to first degree—one of the points that they all have in common … Continue reading Understanding Check Fraud

Understanding Arson

Understanding Arson

If you are being charged with a fiery crime and need to understand what your best defense can be, we’ve gathered some information to help you understand what goes into an arson definition, and what elements are necessary to prove that an individual committed arson. The penalties from this crime vary wildly, so it’s important … Continue reading Understanding Arson

Chasing Cyber Crime

Chasing Cyber Crime

Cyber-crime may bring to mind images of elite hackers or issues rarely seen on a local level, but computer crimes are an increasingly common facet of criminal law in a world that is increasingly taking place online. Here are some of the regularly seen types of computer crime in New York state law, specifically those … Continue reading Chasing Cyber Crime