Can You Marry Your Relative in New York?

with No Comments

Under New York Law, you cannot marry your relative. You also cannot engage in a sexual relationship with someone you know you are related to.You may be subjecting yourself to criminal charges for engaging in a sexual relationship with someone … Read More

New York Juvenile Court Process Explained

with No Comments

New York Juvenile Court process is confusing to say the least. Although it is very similar to the adult criminal court process, there are many differences and similarities. Therefore, if you or your child are dealing with a criminal matter … Read More

What is Federal Bribery?

with No Comments

Federal Bribery is a charge that is brought against individuals who offer or attempt to offer gifts, money or anything else of value in an effort to influence an official act. Although bribery is usually prosecuted on a state level, … Read More

What is Medicare Fraud?

with No Comments

Medicare Fraud is a type of healthcare fraud that occurs when someone knowingly deceives Medicare to receive payment they are not entitled to. Medicare Fraud occurs both when the provider: Seeks payment for services not provided, OR Seeks higher payment … Read More

What is PPP Loan Fraud?

with No Comments

PPP Loan Fraud involves submission of false or fraudulent information to the Small Business Administration in an effort to secure funding under the Paycheck Protection Program. What is the Paycheck Protection Program? The Paycheck Protection Program (commonly abbreviated as “PPP”) … Read More

What is Safety Valve in Federal Criminal Cases?

with No Comments

Safety Valve is a provision codified in 18 U.S.C. 3553(f), that applies to non-violent, cooperative defendants with minimal criminal record without a leadership enhancement convicted under several federal criminal statutes. Congress created Safety Valve in order to ensure that low-level … Read More

What is Spousal Privilege in Criminal Cases?

with No Comments

Spousal Privilege in Criminal Cases, frequently called marital privilege, protects communications between spouses. Similarly, spousal privilege also applies in civil cases, however it is slightly different. Privilege is an exception to the rule that anyone can be compelled to testify … Read More

1 2 3 4 6
EnglishRussian