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  • New York Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession
    New York Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that decriminalized possession and use of recreational cannabis in New York on July 29, 2019. This measure goes into effect on August 29, 2019. The new law ...

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  • Underage DWI in New York
    Underage DWI in New York

    Commonly referred to as “zero tolerance law” in New York, an underage driver--who hasn’t turned 21 years old--can be charged with a “per se” DWI if they have a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of at ...

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  • How to Modify or Reduce Sex-Offender Level in NYS
    How to Modify or Reduce Sex-Offender Level in NYS

    Petitioning for a Sex Offender Registry Modification in New York State The debilitating effects of being placed on Sex Offender Registrants continue to prevent nearly one million US residents from ...

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  • Arrested for DWI and refuse to take a Chemical Breath Test? What happens next…
    Arrested for DWI and refuse to take a Chemical Breath Test? What happens next…

    In New York, if a police officer has reasonable grounds to believe that you were driving while intoxicated, driving while your ability was impaired by alcohol, or driving while your ability was ...

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  • Why Is It Dangerous to Drive in the Summer?
    Why Is It Dangerous to Drive in the Summer?

    Although many people believe summer presents more favorable driving conditions compared to the cold winter months, the dangers of this season are more deceptive than slick and icy roads. In fact, the ...

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  • What is the Age of Consent in New York?
    What is the Age of Consent in New York?

    The age of consent in New York is 17 years old. That means anyone who is 16 years of age or younger cannot provide legal consent to sexual activity. When a person has consensual sexual intercourse ...

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