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  • Jun
  • 04
  • 2015

Restitution in a Federal Case

What is Restitution in a Federal Case? A federal conviction for a white collar crime can include a court order requiring the person convicted of the crime to pay restitution to the victim of the offense or if deceased, to the victim’s estate. This law is called the Mandatory Victim Restitution Act and is found…

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  • Jun
  • 04
  • 2015

Appealing a Criminal Conviction

Appealing a Criminal Conviction in New York:   What Can I Do If I Am Wrongly Convicted, Or My Sentence Is Unfair? After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction results from a guilty plea, the defendant may have to ask for “leave” or…

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  • Jun
  • 04
  • 2015

What to Expect in a Federal Case

What Happens in a Federal Criminal Case We offer the following general description of what happens in a federal criminal case to assist families and friends of our clients. It is not a substitute for legal advice. The attorney assigned to a particular case is the best source of information about the statutes, rules, and…

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  • Jun
  • 04
  • 2015

Supervised Release and Probation

Supervised Release Most federal sentences include some term of either probation or supervised release. The main difference between probation and supervised release is that probation is served instead of a prison sentence, while supervised release is served after release from a prison sentence. For both supervised release and probation, the client will be supervised by…

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  • Jun
  • 04
  • 2015

Types of Domestic Violence Crimes

Types of Domestic Violence Crimes under New York Laws Under New York Law, the following types of criminal offenses can be charged depending on the facts alleged: Aggravated Harassment – 2nd degree, class A misdemeanor under New York Penal Law §240.30; Assault Assault – 2nd degree, class D felony under New York Penal Law §120.05;…

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