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What Is the Punishment for Possession of Cocaine in New York City? - If you are currently facing charges for possession of cocaine in New York City you should be concerned about the potential penalties in the event you are convicted of the offense. Not only could you face serious court ordered penalties for possession of cocaine in New York City but there are a number of non-judicial consequences that could negatively affect you for years to come as well. Because no two criminal prosecutions are the same it is always best to consult with an experienced New York City criminal defense attorney for specific guidance and advice; however, a general understanding of the potential penalties for possession of cocaine in New York City is a good place to start if you have been charged with the offense. In New York, possession of any controlled substance, including cocaine, can be charged at a number of different levels of severity, depending on the type of drug and the quantity involved. The following provides some basic guidelines for the judicial penalties tha

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Can I Use Mouthwash to Avoid DWI in New York City? - As you likely already know, the penalties for a conviction for driving while intoxicated, or another alcohol related driving offense, in New York City are harsh. Even a first time conviction can lead to jail time, a hefty fine, and/or the loss of your driving privileges for up to six months. Not surprisingly, urban myths and misconceptions abound when it comes to purported tricks for beating a chemical test in the hope of avoiding a conviction for DWI. Hopefully, you will never be a in a position where you have to worry about passing a breath test; however, if you are, you should know whether these “tricks” actually work or not. For example, people often wonder “Can I use mouthwash to avoid DWI in New York City?” The simple answer to that question is “no. People are often under the misconception that by taking a swig of mouthwash as they are getting pulled over they can mask the smell of alcohol on their breath. This simply does not work for two important reasons. First, whe

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How Much Will a DWI Lawyer Cost in New York City? - If you have recently been charged with driving while intoxicated, or DWI, in New York City you are probably concerned about the outcome of your case. A conviction for DWI, or another alcohol or drug related driving offense, can haunt you for years to come. Getting out of jail is usually the first concern. Hiring an attorney is likely the second concern. How much will a DWI lawyer cost in New York City though? Unfortunately, there is no way to answer that question because every situation is unique and every DWI attorney determines his or her own fees. There are, however, some factors that will typically influence how much a DWI lawyer will cost you. Dome of those factors include, but are not limited to: Charges against you. The first consideration when determining the cost to defend a DWI is what your charges actually are. Driving while intoxicated can be charged in a variety of ways, depending on both the facts of the instant case and your criminal history, or lack thereof. Absent agg

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Malzberg Panel with Noelle Nikpour: Adam Thompson Finds “No Surprise” in No Civil Rights Charges Against Ferguson Officer, Analyses Sheldon Silver’s Fallout and Bill Belichick’s “Non-Believable” Deflate-gate Response - The post Malzberg Panel with Noelle Nikpour: Adam Thompson Finds No Surprise in No Civil Rights Charges Against Ferguson Officer, Analyses Sheldon Silver s Fallout and Bill Belichick s Non-Believable Deflate-gate Response appeared first on Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C..

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Malzberg Panel: Adam Thompson Criticizes Obama’s Response to Islamic Terrorism, Mayor de Blasio’s Alienation of NYC Police - The post Malzberg Panel: Adam Thompson Criticizes Obama s Response to Islamic Terrorism, Mayor de Blasio s Alienation of NYC Police appeared first on Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C..

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Attorney Adam Thompson on Midpoint: Real Talk on California’s “Yes Means Yes” Consent Bill, Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, and Fracking - The post Attorney Adam Thompson on Midpoint: Real Talk on California s Yes Means Yes Consent Bill, Driver s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, and Fracking appeared first on Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C..

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No Santas Allowed: Are Santas’ Civil Liberties Being Violated? (SantaCon 2014) - The post No Santas Allowed: Are Santas Civil Liberties Being Violated? (SantaCon 2014) appeared first on Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C..

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No Santas Allowed: Are Santas’ Civil Liberties Being Violated? - Adam Thompson tackles the SantaCon 2014 controversy from the perspective of a civil liberties attorney on New York's PIX11 Morning News.

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Free Report: Are You Eligible for Drug Court in New York? - If that is the case, there may be an alternative to simply entering into a guilty plea and accepting your punishment. If you are eligible, Drug Court may offer a better long-term solution, both for you and for the general public. Topics covered in this report include: The Correlation Between Drugs and Crime New York [ ] The post Free Report: Are You Eligible for Drug Court in New York? appeared first on Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C..

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The Crime of Rape in the State of New York - The Crime of Rape in the State of New York from Adam Thompson In the State of New York, the law says that an individual under the age of 17 cannot consent for purposes of a sex offense prosecution. Learn more about The Crime of Rape in the State of New York in this presentation. [ ] The post The Crime of Rape in the State of New York appeared first on Law Offices of Adam M. Thompson, P.C..
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