New York Police Brutality

Although the majority of police officers perform their duties properly, the reality is that many people are victims of police misconduct such as excessive force, false arrest, racial profiling, and harassment.  If your rights have been violated by the NYPD  you may file suit against the NYPD and the City of New York. The purpose of filing a lawsuit against the NYPD for misconduct is to recover money damages in…

New York Public Urination

What is a summons for public urination? Most often, if you are issued a summons for public urination in New York you are being charged with a misdemeanor. Generally, the charge can be dismissed in exchange for a plea to a violation and the payment of a fine. What is difference between a misdemeanor and a violation? In New York, there are three classification of crimes 1. felony, 2. misdemeanor,…

Reckless Driving

Is reckless driving a criminal charge? Yes, reckless driving is a criminal charge in New York and is a very serious offense. Under the Vehicle and Traffic Law §1212, persons convicted of reckless driving are guilty of a misdemeanor. Will I have to appear in court for a reckless driving ticket? You will have to appear in court on a specified date to defend against the reckless driving charge. Best…

New York City Summons

What are you being charged with when you receive a Summons? In most cases a New York City Summons, normally a pink ticket, can be issued for offenses ranging from disorderly conduct and drinking alcohol from an open container in public, public urination to more serious offenses such as unlawful possession of marijuana. This ticket requires you to appear in criminal court on a specified date to answer for a…

Landlord/Tenant

Owning and renting property in New York City can sometimes be frustrating, confusing and can lead to disputes. New York City Residential Landlords are subject to numerous provisions which are favorable to tenants and which can subject landlords to fines imposed against them in favor of the tenant and which may even require that they pay the prevailing tenant’s attorney fees and court costs as well.  Whether you are a…

Brooklyn Attorney

As Brooklyn lawyers, we provide clients with competent cost efficient legal advice for life’s and business’s most pressing legal issues.  Clients have come to rely on our  for guidance in business, art law, bankruptcy, as well as other legal concerns. We serve clients throughout New York and Brooklyn. As Brooklyn attorneys we work hard to understand our client’s circumstances.  Often times the law can be confusing and complex for those…