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We Negotiated a reduction of a Felony DWI to a Misdemeanor for a Second Time Offender from Orange County

Our client had driven his car off the roadway into a ditch. He was sitting in the driver’s seat with the keys in the ignition when the police officer approached his car. According to the officer, our client had glassy eyes, failed field sobriety tests, used the car to brace himself, and refused the breathalyzer […]

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Orange County Client’s DWI Charges Reduced to a Violation

Our client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated under Vehicle and Traffic Law ยง1192.2 and 1192.3 in the town of Chester, New York. It was alleged that he had a blood alcohol content of 0.14% (almost double the legal limit) and that he had caused a property-damage motor vehicle accident. The maximum sentence our client […]

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Criminal Defendant’s Orange County Judgment is Set Aside

People v. Maragh 94 N.Y.2d 569 (2000) The defendant was charged with manslaughter in the first and second degrees in Orange County. The prosecution alleged that he repeatedly assaulted his girlfriend in the abdomen, which caused substantial blood loss and death. It submitted medical evidence, including expert testimony, that the cause of the victim’s death […]

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Individual Lender Wins Appeal

Summary Judgment and Order of Over $600,000 in Attorney’s Fees is Vacated Our client was an experienced real estate developer and investor. He provided funding for numerous projects in which he gave his wife and children ownership interests. Family disputes lead to protracted litigation spanning more than a decade between our client and one of […]

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Dog Bite Victim Wins Appeal

Our client, a 10-year-old boy, was viciously attacked by a dog at the home of a classmate. The classmate’s mother brought the child and her son to their home to work on a school project. When they arrived, the dog was chained outside the house. This was the first time our client had been to […]

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