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What Happens to My Vehicle After Being Arrested for DWI in White Plains?

When a driver is arrested for DWI in White Plains, they may be surprised to find that law enforcement officials will confiscate their vehicle following the arrest. Why?  Well, going back to 2010, lawmakers along with law enforcement agencies were searching for a way to help deter a person charged with driving under the influence… Read More »

Do Police Lie When Giving Their Testimony On a Case?

A reporter for the New York Times recently published an article that shed light on one of the biggest issues the criminal justice system sees today, police lying while giving their testimony on a criminal matter. Police are often the first to come in contact with a suspect, or a potential suspect, and use their… Read More »

Rapper T.I. Claims He Was Wrongfully Arrested Outside of His Home

Last month, award-winning rapper, T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, was arrested right outside of his gated home located nearby to Atlanta. After having left his key, he arrived at the guardhouse only to find a sleeping security guard who he had trouble waking to let him through. Unfortunately, things took a turn for… Read More »

I Was Issued a Speeding Ticket in Westchester County, NY. Can I Fight the Ticket in Court?

The last thing anyone wants, or needs, is to be pulled over by a NY police officer and handed a speeding ticket. The fact is, not only might a speeding ticket cause your insurance rates to increase, but it could also have an adverse impact on your driving record. You see, when you accept a… Read More »

How to Find Affordable Car Insurance After a DWI Conviction

If you get a DWI conviction, you can expect your insurance rates to spike upon reinstating your license. Insurance providers consider people with a history of drinking and driving to be high-risk motorists and charge them as such for coverage.

Can Prosecutors Submit Social Media Posts as Evidence at Trial?

Most Americans use some form of social media nowadays. According to The Statistics Portal, 81 percent of the U.S. population had at least one social network profile in 2017, which represents a 3-percent increase from 2016.

County in New York Offers First-Time DWI Offenders a Second Chance with New Monitoring System

According to Press Connects, first-time DWI offenders in Broom County can opt to avoid tarnishing their criminal record by taking part in a special ankle monitoring program for three months. The voluntary program was launched by the District Attorney’s Office in January of this year.

How Do You Cope with the Stress of Facing DUI Charges?

In the state of New York, the penalties for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can range in severity, but they typically include a fine, a jail term, a license revocation, and higher insurance rates. Although the potential of receiving such penalties is undeniably stressful, a conviction is not necessarily imminent just because… Read More »

What Happens If Police Do Not Read You Your Rights?

If you have ever seen a movie or television show in which a character gets arrested, you have probably heard at least some portion of the Miranda Warning. Most people are familiar with the actual verbiage—you have the right to remain silent; anything you say can and will be used against you—but there are a… Read More »

Suspected Drunk Driver Strikes Officer Who Was on DUI Patrol in Unmarked Car

According to NBC New York, a Long Island police officer sustained life-threatening injuries in a suspected drunk driving accident while on DUI patrol earlier this month. The officer, who had been a member of the Nassau County Police Department for 12 years, was in an unmarked vehicle on Glen Cove Road in Roslyn when the… Read More »