criminal defense

Is Driving Tired Comparable to Driving Drunk?

November 14, 2013

As frenzied and demanding as our lives are, it’s no wonder that 30 percent of adults only get 6 hours or less of sleep each night. Unfortunately, that’s just not enough sleep for many people, and the result is exhaustion and fatigue. In an effort to keep up with life’s pace, tired drivers head to […]

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DUI Charge Defenses

October 4, 2013

(US law/generally) If you have been charged with a DUI and you feel that you were wrongly accused, there are ways to try to defend yourself against those charges. While it might be very hard to get out of a charge like this, you may be able to get the punishment lightened or even prove […]

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Worried About Background Checks? Try Expungement

October 3, 2013

Expungement is a strange word, but it can be a lifesaver for first-time offenders. Instead of your conviction following you around for the rest of your life on background checks, affecting future job prospects, mortgage applications, apartment rentals, and so on, you can get the charge removed from your record through expungement. …Come Again? Expungement […]

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Defending Against Identity Theft Charges

August 2, 2013

Being charged with Identity Theft is nothing to take lightly. If you have been charged with such a crime, or suspect that you soon will be, then there are a few things to keep in mind that can help make your defense more effective. Obtain Legal Counsel The first thing to do whenever you have […]

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Hate Crimes in NY

February 28, 2013

Arkady Bukh, The Bukh Law Firm, P.C. Recently there have been a few headlines relating to crimes of beating and stabbing in NY which have been charged as “hate” crimes. Both crimes happened in the Queens area, and at first, as they were so near in date to one another it appeared to be the […]

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How To Wipe Criminal Records Clean

February 22, 2013

(Guest post regarding wiping criminal records clean, based on US law). Frequently Asked Questions Expungement clears a person’s legal record of criminal offenses. Once expunged, the offenses cannot be detected by public record searches, giving the person more freedom to pursue social opportunities, housing opportunities, career opportunities, etc. Those who consider pursuing expungement usually have […]

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Possible Defenses To A Disorderly Conduct Charge

November 27, 2012

(US criminal law and generally) Disorderly conduct is the most common charge made by arresting officers throughout the country. This charge has a very broad range of events that fall under its scope. Playing music too loud at your home to having a fight with your partner that others can hear can be considered disorderly […]

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Advantages of Hiring an Expungement Attorney

August 4, 2012

(Guest post from US writer) A criminal conviction, no matter how minor, can have a long term negative impact on your personal, professional and financial life. In many cases, a skilled expungement attorney can take steps to have your criminal record sealed and expunged. This will protect you from dealing with an old mistake for […]

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