Underage DUI in New York

Across the United States, an individual cannot legally purchase or consume alcohol until they are 21 years of age. When an individual does consume a significant amount of alcohol and then drives with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or greater, they may be facing driving under the influence charges. If an individual who […]

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Larceny Crimes in Dutchess County

When an individual steals property from another party, it is considered a larceny crime. Being convicted of larceny can have very serious effects on an individual. Penalties for committing larceny crimes in New York State are largely based on the value of the property that was stolen or the amount of money that was stolen. […]

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Sobriety Checkpoints for Superbowl Sunday

Today, New York State’s Governor announced that local law enforcement agencies, as well as the New York State Police, will be enforcing the STOP-DWI campaign this weekend. Superbowl Sunday is notorious for high rates of alcohol consumption and therefore, police departments will be on the lookout for individuals who break the law by driving while […]

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Child Endangerment Defense

While child neglect and abuse remain a serious problem plaguing our society, there are numerous instances where an innocent person is accused of terrible acts. Child Protective Services (CPS) and the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) function to protect children in the state of New York. These agencies are very proactive in the battle against […]

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State Police Find Record Number of Fake IDs

New York State law enforcement is always trying to maintain safety throughout the state and hold individuals who break laws accountable for their actions. This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that 2017 broke a record for the number of arrests made in connection with the use of fake forms of identification when purchasing alcohol under […]

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