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We Negotiated Significantly Reduced Charges and Penalties for an Orange County DWI Accident Client

Our client was traveling on Route 17 in the Town of Monroe from New York City to visit a friend in the Catskills. He looked down at his phone for directions and hit the car in front of him. When the police officer arrived at the scene of the accident and questioned our client, he […]

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Judgement of Conviction for First Degree Manslaughter Reversed

Our client, David Carlson, resided on a small farm in a remote, wooded area in Deerpark, New York, in Orange County. In August 2013, Norris Acosta Sanchez appeared on the farm, falsely identifying himself as “Daniel”. Acosta Sanchez claimed to be the caretaker of a nearby camp and asked Carlson if he could do work […]

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People v Carlson

81 N.Y.S.3d 558, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 05859

164 A.D.3d 823 Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. The PEOPLE, etc., respondent, v. David CARLSON, appellant. 2017-03063 (Ind. No. 15-00130) Argued—April 6, 2018 August 22, 2018 Synopsis Background: Defendant was convicted in the County Court, Orange County, Robert H. Freehill, J., of first degree manslaughter, and he appealed. [Holding:] The Supreme Court, […]

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Judgement Reversed and Indictment Dismissed for an Orange County Client Charged with Promoting and Possessing Child Pornography

During the spring and summer of 2014, the New York State Police conducted an internet child pornography investigation using software that identifies IP addresses which are believed to produce an increased likelihood of child pornographic content. One investigator downloaded a partial video from an IP address that was traced to the Defendant’s home. The police […]

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People v Vasquez

80 N.Y.S.3d 122, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 04761

162 A.D.3d 1078 Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. The PEOPLE, etc., Respondent, v. Miguel VASQUEZ, Appellant. 2016-03201 (Ind. No. 15-00232) Argued—February 27, 2018 June 27, 2018 Synopsis Background: Defendant was convicted after nonjury trial in the County Court, Orange County, Robert H. Freehill, J., of 16 counts of promoting a sexual performance […]

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