What is a Voluntary Surrender?

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A voluntary surrender is a turn-in at the precinct, that has been pre-arranged by your attorney for arrest processing and the commencement of a criminal case against you. Why Should I Agree to a Voluntary Surrender? Admittedly, arrest processing and … Read More

What is a New York Preliminary Hearing?

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York Preliminary Hearings are once again making an appearance in state courts. Although Grand Juries typically decide whether there is enough evidence to charge an individual with a felony, Grand Juries have been … Read More

2020 Bail Reform and Discovery Update

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2020 has been an unprecedented year in many ways. In the New York criminal justice system, there were two major Criminal Practice Updates. Specifically, the two major changes from the legislation were: New York Bail Reform Act, AND New York … Read More

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