Blog Posts in October, 2013

  • Traffic citations pull New York bus drivers off the job

    || 31-Oct-2013

    When a person needs a clean driving record for their job, a traffic violation can be devastating. Not only can it result in lost wages, but it can make it difficult for a person to seek new employment or get promoted if they are currently employed. Recently, bus drivers in New York have been repeatedly cited for alleged violations, including using cell phones behind the wheel, running red lights ...
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  • Expensive traffic violation fines in New York can be unreasonable

    || 30-Oct-2013

    When a person is pulled over for a traffic violation in New York, they might believe that they have done one thing wrong, but are issued a citation for multiple violations, adding up to hundreds or even thousands of dollars. A recent story in the New York Daily News shows how some traffic fines amounts are completely unreasonable. Although it took place in another country, a man was recently fined ...
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  • Choosing a legal separation over a divorce

    || 24-Oct-2013

    If you’re a high-asset couple then your biggest concern probably revolves around what you and your spouse will do if your marriage ever begins to dissolve. Often times, high-earning spouses never consider divorce prior to marriage because they never assume that they will find themselves going through this process down the road. Unfortunately, divorce can happen to anyone; even after a ...
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  • New York man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

    || 18-Oct-2013

    A man from New York was arrested in a neighboring state last weekend after being pulled over for alleged traffic violations. When someone is pulled over, police will often question them about why they committed an alleged violation, and where they were going. These questions can often make a person nervous, and might sometimes lead to an officer asking to search a person's car. It is important ...
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  • What is a PINS petition and how are they handled in family court?

    || 11-Oct-2013

    Ask any parent in the state of New York and they will tell you that being a parent is no easy task. Most parents encounter the usual amount of disobedience from their children with situations such as refusing to clean their room and talking back to a parent. But when this disobedient behavior escalates to skipping school repeatedly or physically abusing an adult figure, then that child quickly ...
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  • Can an anonymous 911 call lead to a traffic violation?

    || 4-Oct-2013

    People sometimes make mistakes while driving. No driver is perfect, and sometimes other drivers might presume a small mistake while moving down a highway means a driver is drunk or being reckless. Two men were arrested on the side of the road after a 911 call from another driver. They pleaded guilty to drug charges after having their car searched, and are now appealing their case to the Supreme ...
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