Criminal Law

Dealing with DWI

Nov 30th, 2015 | By
Marty Carbone DW Traffic Lawyer in Albany NY

When charged with DWI, driving while intoxicated, there are a some key things to keep in mind. The first is cooperation. More often than not, individuals who are pulled over and asked if they have been drinking are not so quick to be honest with the police. The more cooperative you are, the less likely a threat you will impose on the officer this will ultimately be to your benefit in the long run.

What to do after getting a Criminal Charge

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
Your Criminal Law Lawyer for Kidnapping Charges

When faced with a criminal charge, whether it be a felony or misdemeanor, there are numerous things one should take into account before dealing with the issue head on. First, one should know their basic rights. Everyone is familiar in some fashion with the “Miranda Rights, ” which begin with “You have the right to

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Things to consider before filing a law suit

Apr 10th, 2014 | By
What to do before filing a law suit

Filing a law suit should never be done without first carefully considering several factors. First and foremost, one must be certain that their issue indeed requires legal action. More often than not, issues between parties can be resolved without taking official legal action. Only when parties cannot work things out amicably should a law suit be considered.

Trials and Tribulations

Apr 6th, 2011 | By

In the legal world, the trial portion of procedure is looked upon as the final frontier. It is the culmination of pleadings, negotiations, conferences, etc. If a case goes to trial, it basically means that the parties could not reach a settlement and therefore they are putting all of their faith and trust in the

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The Confines of Confidentiality – Feeling Safe with your Lawyer

Oct 24th, 2010 | By

Protect yourself with no worries. One of the most important things within the attorney-client relationship is confidentiality. Once said relationship is set in motion, the attorney is bound to keep everything the client says to him/her in confidence. They can’t go blabbing to their neighbor or best buddy as to what you talked about during your meeting. They can’t discuss the finer points of a conversation they had with a client over a quiet dinner with their spouse. And in this day in age, they most certainly can’t go on their Twitter and/or Facebook account and post a witty remark about the inner workings of your relationship.