Common Questions About NY Criminal Defense
Do not speak to the police, contact this office immediately because there are important rights that need to be invoked, ie right to remain silent.
An experienced criminal defense attorney will have the right numbers and contacts to call and invoke your rights and expedite your arrest process.
They are brought to the Precinct they were arrested in for arrest processing, this is a critical stage and when the advice of a lawyer is paramount.
No! You have your Miranda rights to remain silent.
An arraignment is your first appearance before a Judge, where you are formally given your charges and where bail is set. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is for you to have a lawyer at this stage.
A felony is a charge where you can serve a year or longer in jail and a misdemeanor is where you can spend a year or less in Jail.
Contact this office immediately so they can arrange a voluntary surrender and start to invoke your constitutional rights.
Absolutely! A lawyer can minimize and mitigate your exposure.
An individual who represents themselves has a fool for a client.
This you’re your right to remain silent and not incriminate yourself.
That would depend on whether you were interrogated or not, it is a very tricky area of law where you need an experienced Lawyer to counsel you.