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A Spectacular Result

Client was indicted in Federal Court in Detroit, Michigan for possessing 3 kilos of heroin. At the arraignment he was facing a 10 year mandatory minimum. At the sentencing hearing yesterday, I was (gratefully) able to persuade the Honorable Judge Edmunds of the Eastern District of Michigan that incarceration would not be a just sentence; […]

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Another Great Result

Client was an executive at a publicly traded company, charged with stealing a $1,650.00 bag from a store in Manhattan; video surveillance showed him rather cavalierly stealing the bag right under the nose of the salesperson. Not good. Client’s entire career was on the line and the prosecutors were not forgiving- plea to the charge […]

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Drunk Driving: A Commentary on the Draconian State of DWI/DUI Laws

WRITTEN BY CHARLES WELCOME, J.D. CANDIDATE 2014 EDITED BY EMILY HENDEL, J.D. CANDIDATE 2013 EDITED BY A. ADAM MEHRFAR, ESQ. The information contained herein is for informational purposes only as a service to the public, and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments; accordingly, information on this Article is not promised or […]

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Felony Sexual Assault Charges Dismissed!

Persuaded the prosecutor that the allegations did not make sense and that the case should be dismissed outright; no plea bargain would be accepted. Prosecutor eventually agrees and moves to dismiss charges in full. Client is a very good person and I am extremely happy for him. This is what he wrote to me after […]

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Case Dismissed!!!

ACD on Felony Charges where evidence was very strong for prosecution! A Grand Slam… Just got an Assault case dismissed on the motion of the prosecution. Convinced them my client was innocent and they did the right thing and dismissed. Cheers to ADA Lee Langston of the New York County DA’s office for his courage […]

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WILL THEY EVER FIND OUT? WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS

One of the most frequently asked questions people have after they get arrested is will anyone else find out about it. Most often people are concerned that their employers or prospective employers will find out. The answer is complicated and depends on the situation. Read below to find out more. I. Federal Records Criminal histories […]

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ORDERS OF PROTECTION IN NEW YORK DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRIMINAL CASES: BALANCING THE RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED VS. PROTECTING THE COMPLAINANTS

Ever since Galina Komar was killed in February 1996 by her ex-boyfriend after he was released on bail, New York Criminal Courts have struggled with how to balance the rights of the accused while protecting the complainant/victims. In the Komar case, Judge Lorin Duckman of Brooklyn Criminal Court was widely criticized after Komar’s death for […]

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STATUTORY RAPE: GUILT WITHOUT INTENT

Although having sex with a 13 year old girl hardly makes Mr. Polanski a sympathetic figure, his recent arrest brings into the spotlight the often inherent unfairness of America’s strict liability statutes and specifically the crime of “statutory rape”. As is the case in New York, most states have laws that make it a crime […]

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A BEAUTIFUL RESULT- Filed motion to dismiss Conspiracy charge as the facts could not support the charge- after Oral Argument Supreme Court Judge Daniel Conviser files a 37 page decision dismissing the Conspiracy charge and accordingly the indictment. CASE DISMISSED!!! SUPPRESSION! Client charged with multiple felony counts of drug possession and possession with intent to […]

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