New York Criminal Law Blog – Court Holds you ARE Allowed to Walk Down the Street and Make Eye Contact with a Police Officer Without Being Detained

The Appellate Division recently upheld the suppression of evidence recovered from someone who was walking down the street in the late afternoon and was accosted by police officers. The Defendant in the case was lawfully walking on the sidewalk wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants when an unmarked police car with two plainclothes [...]

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Big Win Against the NYPD Legal Department

Alexander Restaino won a major victory on behalf of a Bronx photography studio facing permanent closure by the NYPD civil affairs bureau.  The NYPD and various other City and State agencies conducted a raid of the photo studio late on a Friday night.  Even though there were only six people in the studio at the [...]

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Loan Modification

If you fall behind on your mortgage payments the best thing you can do for yourself and your family is to apply for a loan modification as soon as possible.

2018-08-19T23:02:52-04:00News|Comments Off on Loan Modification

Building Code Violations

Local Building Inspectors and Code Enforcers are given tremendous power to issue citations and fines to property and business owners for violations of the building and fire code.  With the economic downturn and lack of construction projects to oversee these inspectors are looking for ways to keep themselves busy during the day, generate revenue for [...]

2018-08-19T23:13:37-04:00News|Comments Off on Building Code Violations