Albany Burglary Suspect Captured

September 17, 2014 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Recently, an Albany burglary suspect was captured a few hours after a lookout had been issued for him. 25-year-old Lamont Eugene Tyler was wanted in connection with a burglary that took place at 2609 Gillionville Road back on August 14. According to reports, there were several items of electronics stolen as well as some shoes. […]

Albany to Participate in Annual Night of No Crime

August 22, 2014 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Albany is set to participate in the annual National Night Out on August 5. Neighborhoods all over the city are closing down to encourage neighbors to meet one another as well as interact with the Albany Police Department in a friendly and fun setting. The goal is to increase crime awareness while providing a positive […]

Brief Overview of the Consequences of a DWI charge and Conviction in Central New York

July 15, 2013 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Guest post by Azria Law Office LLC, Syracuse NY DWI Lawyers Table of Contents1 Impact of Driving While Intoxicated on Your NY Driving Privilege2 Fines, Suspensions and Sentences Imposed by the Court3 The Role of the DMV in a DWI4 Conclusion Impact of Driving While Intoxicated on Your NY Driving Privilege A DWI charge will […]

Stop and Frisk Laws

July 12, 2013 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Police encounters are becoming quite common these days and officers are stopping people on the streets more frequently now than in prior years. Consequently, it is important to know your rights and how to protect yourself against improper police conduct, especially when it comes to stop and frisk laws. Table of Contents1 What is a Stop […]

Common Criminal Law Myths

March 20, 2013 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

The topic of criminal law is perhaps one of the most complex and intricately detailed subjects available for public study. Not only is it complicated, it is open to misunderstanding and misinterpretation because of the vast number of situations that involve criminal law procedures. For these reasons, a number of myths regarding criminal law have […]

Homicide: Various Degrees and Definitions

February 22, 2013 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Homicide isn’t limited to just one type of crime or one type of death. Homicides involve defendants who were involved in an accident that killed a person, and they can also be charged with intentional homicide or self-defense homicide. Not every homicide results in the death penalty, and in some cases, no punishment is given. […]

What a New Jersey Resident Should do if Arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

February 12, 2013 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Out of state visitors to California are often arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). In California, it is a misdemeanor to drive with a blood alcohol content of .08% or higher. It is a separate misdemeanor when one drives while impaired to a degree that he or she cannot operate a vehicle with the […]

What New York Might Expect with Full Legalization of Marijuana Possession

January 18, 2013 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

New York may not have the toughest marijuana laws in the country, but many people are wondering if perhaps New York should join Washington State or Colorado in fully legalizing marijuana possession. Interestingly, New Jersey just opened its first medical marijuana dispensary which is an indication that the state may possibly move towards legalization. Last November, […]

Virginia Residents Charged With DUI Out Of State

November 9, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

You’re having a great vacation in New York. You’re seeing the sites, enjoying delicious food, and taking in the night life. Until you get arrested for DUI. No sweat. You hire a top notch New York DUI lawyer who helps you navigate the process and get the best outcome possible. At the end of the […]

DUI When Visiting Boston

September 25, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

This is a guest post from a fellow a Boston DUI attorney, Jason Chan. Every state has its own laws and Massachusetts has its own DUI or driving while under the influence of alcohol laws. It is good to know the Massachusetts’ DUI laws not only to compare to your own state’s DUI laws, but […]