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Drug Arrests and Search and Seizure

Drug Arrests and Search and Seizure The Fourth Amendment prohibits police officers from engaging in unlawful searches and seizures. In terms of drug related cases, this is often the pin under which your entire defense hinges.   The question as to the legality of the evidence obtained can impact whether or not you are able [Read More]

Money Laundering: Top Defenses You Need To Know

Title: Money Laundering: Top Defenses You Need to Know   Meta Description: Learn about the most commonly used defenses for the white collar crime of money laundering and how to get help defending your rights today. Money laundering is considered a white collar crime. It’s one of the more well-known crimes, along with bank fraud [Read More]

What to Do If You Were Charged With Resisting Arrest

Resisting arrest is a serious charge and it’s one that’s not well tolerated in the state of New York. If you’re facing the accusation of resisting arrest, you may be worried that no one will take your word over the arresting officer’s — and rightly so. Having resisting arrest charges reduced or dismissed can be [Read More]

How to Defend Yourself Against Possession with Intent to Distribute

Being charged of any crime is a frightening prospect. But be especially concerned if you are accused of possession with intent to distribute (PWID). Under New York law, this crime holds serious consequences that can disrupt your life and cause uncertainty in your future. There are several defenses against PWID charges. It’s important to understand [Read More]

Getting a DUI/DWI After an Invalid Traffic Stop

Challenging a DUI/DWI starts with examining the evidence behind the traffic stop. An attorney should question whether or not the police officer had any cause to pull you over, or if the stop was invalid. Here’s why that’s important and how an invalid traffic stop may impact your DUI/DWI case.   What Probable Cause Is [Read More]

Assault & Battery Defined

Meta Title: Assault & Battery Defined | Schwartz & Krysinski Criminal Defense Lawyers   Meta Description: Here’s what you need to know about the sometimes ambiguous crimes of assault and battery and how you can protect your rights after being arrested. Call us today.   Assault and battery are often charged together, leading people to [Read More]

Is Shoplifting a Gateway Crime for Kids?

Because shoplifting is often seen as a victimless crime, it makes sense that it is one of the most frequent misdemeanors committed by teens and young adults. However, simply because shoplifting is a misdemeanor doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be taken seriously — there’s alarming evidence that shows shoplifting may very well be a gateway [Read More]

How Not to Get Pulled Over & Arrested for DWI

While any officer who truly believes a person is driving drunk will make an arrest, there are certain things that increase your chances of being taken into custody. Here’s how to avoid getting pulled over and arrested for a DWI in New York.   Make Sure Your Tags and Lights Are In Order   To [Read More]

Your Rights When Dealing With Police

Police brutality is an unfortunate truth of the society we live in today. It’s important to know your rights when it comes to interactions with law enforcement, as well as what to do if you’re injured by a police officer. Here’s what you need to know.   You Have the Right to Be Silent   [Read More]

Three Ways To Defend Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence charges can hamper your relationships, career, and life. If convicted, you will face many challenges, including potential jail time and a permanent criminal record. If you are accused of domestic violence, it’s critical to speak with an attorney as soon as possible to learn what your rights are and what strategies may be [Read More]