How Should I Deal with a Police Officer?

Throughout my career in Buffalo, I have met with many different types of clients, some of whom had good dealings with police, and some who may not have acted appropriately as they were dealing [...]

How Long Will a DWI Stay on My Record?

When I consult with individuals charged with DWI, we obviously review the possible resolutions to their case – whether it be taking the case to trial, working out a plea agreement, or possibly [...]

What Should I Know About a Vehicle Presumption Arrest?

While an individual’s home is a sacred place, their motor vehicle is not so sacred when it comes to a police officer’s right to search your vehicle. New York State’s vehicle presumption states [...]

How Long Does a DWI Case Take to Complete in Buffalo?

Individuals who hire me to defend them in a DWI case frequently ask, “How long will my case take from the beginning until completion?” Frankly, I have to tell them that that answer will vary [...]

Should I Hire an Attorney for a Speeding Ticket or Traffic Violation in Buffalo?

I am often asked by people who have been charged with traffic offenses such as speeding, following too closely, or leaving the scene of an accident, whether or not they need to hire an attorney [...]

Should I Hire an Attorney for a DWI in Buffalo?

The other day, while at my house, I met with someone who had been charged with DWI and asked whether or not they needed an attorney to help defend them against the charge. Sadly, I had to make [...]

My Child was Charged with Underage Drinking, What Should I Do?

I recently had a case referred to me in which a parent had a child who was charged with underage drinking. New York State is cracking down on alcohol possession by individuals under the age of [...]

Can I Get in Trouble Using a Fake ID?

In June of every year, high schools around the area celebrate graduation. Unfortunately, during that same time period – and at other times as well – a number of individuals are often arrested for [...]