Some questions we get asked often are "What do I wear to court?", "Does what I wear to court matter?", and similar queries. Today, we wanted to give you a blog that outlines what to wear, and what not to wear. We also went a bit into the why of the matter, but stay tuned for more on that!
Welcome back to the blog. We know that getting charged with a crime is a stressful endeavor. However, it doesn't need to be a hopeless battle. Get in touch with DuBois Law, and Daniel DuBois will do his best to fight for your rights.
Getting pulled over is always stressful. You have dozens of things running through your head. What're the police thinking? Can I get out of this? How serious is my situation? But above all, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. Follow along with our blog today to learn what common mistakes people made when getting pulled over for a DWI, and what you can do instead.
One crucial factor that we wanted to talk about today on the blog is specific to individuals who have or need a CDL license. Here are a few things to consider if you have a CDL, or are employed in an industry that requires you to have a CDL.
The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution is a key part of your rights in criminal defense. But what rights does it offer to you, and why do they mean? Today, join our NY Criminal Defense Attorney blog where we break it down.
Today on the blog, we wanted to take a second to discuss a pillar aspect of the American legal system and process, Probable Cause. Probable cause is one of the most important of our rights, guaranteeing that you cannot be searched or your property seized without the police providing a valid reason that you committed or are connected to a crime.
Welcome back to the DuBois Law Blog, where we disseminate available information to lead to a more informed public regarding legal matters. Please keep in mind that this blog and all others are not legal advice, you need to schedule a call or meeting with Dan DuBois for that. Today, we're talking about NY's Three Stikes Laws and some of the arguments against them.
The breath test is a staple of DUI stops here in New York and in the States at large. But if you get stopped, it's important to know your rights. Don't speak without a lawyer present! Call DuBois Law, we understand, we never judge.
Fatal motorcycle incidents seem to be on the rise compared to 2019, according to data from ITSMR. Drunk drivers cause more fatal crashes to motorcycle riders, and riding drunk could be more dangerous than driving drunk. Stay safe on the roads, and if you're facing a DUI charge, remember to contact an expert defense attorney here in Buffalo!
On May 19th, the NY Supreme Court reinstated the 'chokehold' ban for law enforcement that had been overturned in a 2021 decision. What does that mean for you?
New York has a long list of gun laws and regulations that can make owning a firearm feel like a hassle. Today, we're going to take the opportunity to go over which weapons the state considers illegal and common gun law violations.
Today, we're going over the similarities and differences between DWAI and DWI here in Buffalo, NY. While their acronyms are just a letter apart, there are vast differences between these two acts.
Working with individuals here in the Western New York area who have found themselves on the wrong side of the law is something we work hard at. Understanding that each case is different, we aim to help people here in WNY and all over New York State better understand some of the legalities surroun...
One very common question we get asked is just how much will a traffic ticket cost? While we don't specialize in traffic law the same way we do with DUI/DWI, Criminal, Theft and more defense law, there are some basics we can cover for you here.
Since a trio of bills have been signed into law, we've seen a couple of questions floating around involving them. Today, we're aiming to clear up some confusion on what a ghost gun is, and the potential consequences for owning one in New York State.
Here on the blog, we aim to help Western New Yorkers better understand the many intricacies of drunk driving arrests. This blog is by no means legal advice, and we recommend speaking with Dan DuBois or a seasoned WNY DWI attorney before making any decisions if you have been arrested. There are so...
Today on the blog, we wanted to touch on drug crime defense. There are a lot of different variables to how a judge rules on a drug crime case, but these crimes also have varying levels of severity.
Today on the blog, we wanted to take some time to explain a commonly misunderstood section on New York law, filing a false police report and its penalties. When the police show up, everything you say on their report is going on record. Every single word will be combed through, and if anything you...
Do you need to perform a field sobriety test if you're pulled over in NY? You don't actually need to do them, but there can be repercussions sometimes. If you're in this situation, please reach out and call as early as possible.
Here on the blog, we aim to help readers better understand the legal system. We try to utilize information and news that helps to give an idea of what real-life cases look and feel like. IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS A VICTIM INVOLVED IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CASES, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CON...
In New York, domestic violence cases typically result in some forfeiture of gun rights. Regardless of relationship to the victim, New York prohibits all persons convicted of “serious offenses”, or some specific violent misdemeanors, from obtaining a license to purchase or own a firearm. It also requires the suspension of existing licenses so the individual cannot legally possess a firearm. These rules apply to those with a warrant of arrest for a serious offense too.
As a criminal defense attorney, we often find ourselves in the middle of topics of conversation that the typical citizen probably doesn't exactly feel comfortable with. Here on the blog we seek to offer information that helps the public better understand the New York legal system. Unfortunately, ...
Field sobriety tests can sometimes have shortcomings, today we're going to take a quick look at those. While doing that, we'll also highlight what tests are not applicable in NY Courts so you can be informed in the event that the worst happens.
Sex crimes are a very serious offense, and anyone who finds themselves in the middle of a sex crime charge should certainly find themselves representation that has experience.