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  • Is Catfishing Illegal in New York?
    Is Catfishing Illegal in New York?

    New York Penal Law 190.25: Criminal Impersonation in the 2 nd Degree Catfishing, made possible through the Internet and social networking, is a modern term referring to the act of deliberately ...

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  • Do I Need a Lawyer if I Plan on Pleading Guilty?
    Do I Need a Lawyer if I Plan on Pleading Guilty?

    If you were charged with a crime, you might think – for any number of reasons – that you should just plead guilty, and since you are planning on going this route, you might also assume you do not need ...

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  • Understanding Your Burglary Charges in New York
    Understanding Your Burglary Charges in New York

    To most people, words like burglary, shoplifting, larceny, and robbery have roughly the same meaning: After all, they’re used as casual synonyms for stealing in pop culture. However, the semantics ...

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  • Help Your Teen Avoid Criminal Charges this Halloween
    Help Your Teen Avoid Criminal Charges this Halloween

    Halloween is a holiday beloved by most American families, and for good reason: It’s full of haunted houses, spooky film nights, and fun costumes. However, for teenagers and minors who decide to ...

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  • Criminal Mischief: How to Beat Your Charges
    Criminal Mischief: How to Beat Your Charges

    Is Criminal Mischief a Misdemeanor? Criminal mischief is a serious crime that is associated with harsh penalties. Criminal mischief can be charged from a Class A misdemeanor up to a Class B ...

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  • False Allegations of a Criminal Offense
    False Allegations of a Criminal Offense

    If you are falsely accused of a crime, your actions and behavior can be the deciding factors between freedom and jail time. This type of situation can be emotionally overwhelming, especially if the ...

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