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Student Discipline Defense Lawyers

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Student Discipline Defense Lawyers: Protecting Your Child’s Future2 Why You Need a Student Discipline Defense Lawyer3 How Our Lawyers Can Help4 Common Student Discipline Cases We Handle5 Why Choose Spodek Law Group6 FAQs7 What should I do if my child is facing a school disciplinary issue?8 Can a school suspend or expel my child […]

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What Is the Legal Age of Consent in the United States?

June 13, 2024

Contents1 What Is the Legal Age of Consent in the United States?2 Federal Age of Consent Laws3 New York’s Age of Consent Laws4 Age of Consent Laws in Other States5 Defending Against Statutory Rape Charges in New York6 High-Profile Underage Sex Crime Cases7 What To Do If You Are Investigated for Statutory Rape8 Consult With […]

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Utah Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

March 21, 2024

Are You Facing Federal Criminal Charges in Utah? We Can Help. If you‘re reading this, chances are you or a loved one are facing the daunting prospect of federal criminal charges in Utah. First and foremost, take a deep breath. We understand how overwhelming and frightening this situation can be. You likely have a million questions racing through your mind: What do these charges mean? What are the potential consequences? How can I possibly navigate the complex federal criminal […]

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How Federal Courts Enforce Grand Jury Subpoena Requests

March 21, 2024

Contents1 What to Do If You Receive a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena2 Understanding Federal Grand Juries3 Types of Grand Jury Subpoenas4 What Does It Mean to Receive a Grand Jury Subpoena?5 Why Choose Spodek Law Group for Your Grand Jury Subpoena? What to Do If You Receive a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena If you receive […]

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new york penal code 155 25 petit larceny

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Understanding New York Penal Code 155.25: Petit Larceny2 What is Petit Larceny?3 Petit Larceny vs. Grand Larceny4 Defenses to Petit Larceny Charges5 Lack of Intent6 Ownership of the Property7 Challenging the Value8 What to Do If You’re Charged with Petit Larceny9 Stay Calm and Be Polite10 Contact an Attorney Immediately11 Document Everything12 Understand the Potential Consequences13 Why Choose Spodek Law Group14 Unmatched Experience15 Aggressive Advocacy16 Personalized Attention Understanding New York Penal Code 155.25: Petit Larceny […]

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Fighting Distribution of Child Pornography Charges in Federal Court

March 21, 2024

  Contents1 Fighting Distribution of Child Pornography Charges in Federal Court1.1 How These Cases Originate1.2 Common Defenses in Child Porn Cases1.2.1 You Did Not Knowingly Download the Files1.2.2 Conducting Legitimate Research1.2.3 Files Do Not Depict Real Children1.2.4 Images Are Not Sexually Explicit1.2.5 You Were Not In Possession1.2.6 No Interstate Commerce Connection1.2.7 Third Party Responsibility1.2.8 False […]

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Fighting DOJ Subpoenas for Internal Corporate Investigations

March 21, 2024

Fighting DOJ Subpoenas for Internal Corporate Investigations The Department of Justice (DOJ) sometimes issues subpoenas to companies requesting internal investigation documents and interview notes when conducting investigations into potential wrongdoing. Companies often conduct internal investigations to understand issues and fix problems. However, companies argue that turning over such sensitive information to the DOJ could undermine […]

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Fighting Drug Trafficking Charges in San Francisco

March 21, 2024

  Contents1 Fighting Drug Trafficking Charges in San Francisco1.1 How Drug Trafficking Charges Work1.2 Common Defenses Against Drug Trafficking Charges1.2.1 No Intent to Sell1.2.2 Entrapment1.2.3 Illegal Search1.2.4 Misidentification1.2.5 Entrapment by Estoppel1.3 What to Expect Fighting Trafficking Charges1.4 Finding the Right Lawyer Fighting Drug Trafficking Charges in San Francisco How Drug Trafficking Charges Work California law […]

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Fighting Drug Manufacturing Charges in San Francisco

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Drug Manufacturing Charges in San Francisco1.1 How Drug Manufacturing Charges Work1.2 Common Defenses Against Manufacturing Charges1.2.1 Lack of Evidence1.2.2 No Knowledge1.2.3 Entrapment1.2.4 Improper Police Procedure1.3 Penalties for Drug Manufacturing Convictions1.4 Getting an Experienced Drug Crimes Lawyer1.5 References Fighting Drug Manufacturing Charges in San Francisco Getting charged with drug manufacturing can be scary. The […]

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Fighting Criminal Conspiracy Charges Based on Circumstantial Evidence

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Criminal Conspiracy Charges Based on Circumstantial Evidence2 Attack the Credibility of Co-Conspirators3 Challenge the Narrative4 Dispute the Meaning of Coded Language5 Challenge Circumstantial Evidence as Ambiguous6 Argue Your Conduct Was Innocent7 Attack the Investigation8 Highlight a Lack of Direct Evidence9 Introduce Evidence of Your Good Character10 Use Jury Instructions to Your Advantage11 The […]

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Fighting Charges of Using Stolen Credit Cards to Purchase Postal Money Orders

March 21, 2024

  Contents1 Fighting Charges of Using Stolen Credit Cards to Purchase Postal Money Orders1.1 What is Credit Card Fraud?1.2 Applicable Federal Laws1.3 Evidence in Credit Card Fraud Cases1.4 Possible Defenses1.5 The Dispute Process for Unauthorized Charges1.6 Your Liability in Credit Card Fraud1.7 Getting Legal Help1.8 Dealing with the Stress1.9 Final Thoughts Fighting Charges of Using […]

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Fighting Charges of Conspiracy to Commit Postal Service Crime

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Charges of Conspiracy to Commit Postal Service Crime1.1 Penalties for Conspiracy Charges1.2 Defenses Against Conspiracy Charges1.3 Getting Legal Help1.4 The Legal Process1.5 Staying Out of Trouble1.6 References Fighting Charges of Conspiracy to Commit Postal Service Crime Being accused of conspiracy to commit postal service crime can be scary. The charges sound really serious, […]

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Fighting Charges of Exposure of a Person in New York

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Charges of Exposure of a Person in New Yor1.1 The Basics of NY Penal Law 245.011.2 Penalties Upon Conviction1.3 Common Defenses an Attorney Can Raise1.4 Should You Make a Statement to Police?1.5 Can the Charges Impact a Child Custody Case?1.6 Is There a Sex Offender Registration Requirement?1.7 When Do You Need an Attorney?1.8 […]

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Fighting Complex Federal RICO Charges in New York: An Overview

March 21, 2024

  Contents1 Fighting Complex Federal RICO Charges in New York: An Overview1.1 What is RICO?1.2 How RICO Works1.3 RICO Charges in New York1.4 Penalties for RICO Convictions1.5 Fighting RICO Charges in New York1.5.1 Questioning the “Enterprise”1.5.2 No Actual “Pattern”1.5.3 Contesting Membership or Association1.5.4 Using Informants1.5.5 Exploiting Technicalities1.5.6 Sentencing Mitigation1.6 Why RICO Defendants Need Experienced Counsel1.7 […]

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Fighting Complex Federal Mail and Wire Fraud Cases in New York

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Complex Federal Mail and Wire Fraud Cases in New York1.1 The Basics of Mail and Wire Fraud1.2 Fighting Back in Federal Court1.3 Sentencing Considerations in Fraud Cases1.4 The Bottom Line Fighting Complex Federal Mail and Wire Fraud Cases in New York Mail and wire fraud cases can be incredibly complex to fight in […]

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Fighting Back: Legal Defenses Against Overly Broad Federal Subpoenas

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Back: Legal Defenses Against Overly Broad Federal Subpoenas2 Understanding Federal Subpoenas3 Common Defenses Against Overly Broad Federal Subpoenas3.1 Lack of Relevance3.2 Undue Burden3.3 Privilege Issues3.4 Constitutional Rights Violations3.5 Technical Errors3.6 Vagueness4 Responding to an Overly Broad Federal Subpoena4.1 Don’t Ignore It4.2 Get Legal Help4.3 Negotiate Limitations4.4 File Objections4.5 Consider an Appeal5 Real-World Examples […]

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Fighting Common Brooklyn Moving Violations & Points

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Common Brooklyn Moving Violations & Points1.1 Common Brooklyn Moving Violations1.1.1 Speeding1.1.2 Red Light Violations1.1.3 Stop Sign Violations1.1.4 Cell Phone Violations1.1.5 Uninsured & Unregistered Vehicle Violations1.2 Consequences of Moving Violations1.3 Fighting Tickets & Avoiding Points1.3.1 Hire a Traffic Ticket Lawyer1.3.2 Request a Hearing & Plead Not Guilty1.3.3 Attend Traffic School / Driver Safety Course1.3.4 […]

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Fighting Allegations of Theft of Mail by Postal Employees

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Theft Charges as a Postal Worker: You Have Rights1.1 The Laws on Mail Theft1.2 Fighting the Charges in Court1.3 How Postal Inspectors Investigate1.4 Fighting USPS Discipline1.5 Getting a Postal Lawyer1.6 Staying Hopeful and Proactive Fighting Theft Charges as a Postal Worker: You Have Rights Being accused of stealing mail can feel scary. You […]

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Fighting Back Against Overly Broad Federal Subpoenas

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Back Against Overly Broad Federal Subpoenas1.1 What is a subpoena?1.2 What makes a subpoena “overly broad”?1.3 Review the subpoena carefully1.4 Negotiate with the issuing attorney1.5 File a motion to quash1.6 Get help from an attorney1.7 Stall for time1.8 Comply partially1.9 Appeal if necessary1.10 In summary… Fighting Back Against Overly Broad Federal Subpoenas Getting […]

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Fifth Degree Criminal Possession Of Stolen Property: New York Penal Law 165.40

March 21, 2024

It is against New York criminal law to obtain property taken by another owner. This crime is called receiving stolen property. Receiving stolen property is the byproduct of another criminal called larceny. Larceny is the act of unlawfully taking property belong to another individual without their permission and with intent to never give the property […]

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Fighting a DUI Refusal

March 21, 2024

Fighting a DUI Refusal Contents1 Fighting a DUI Refusal1.1 The DUI Refusal Process1.2 Penalties for Refusing BAC Testing1.3 Common Defenses Against DUI Refusal1.4 Challenging the DMV Refusal Suspension1.5 Negotiating with the DUI Prosecutor1.6 Importance of Legal Representation1.7 Plea Deals May Be Beneficial1.8 Future DUIs After a Refusal1.9 Refusal Myths1.10 Conclusion1.11 References Fighting a DUI Refusal […]

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Fighting Allegations of Bail Violations in Federal Counterfeiting Cases

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fighting Allegations of Bail Violations in Federal Counterfeiting Cases1.1 What Constitutes a Bail Violation?1.2 Arguing Violation Was Justified1.3 Contesting the Violation Itself1.4 Alleging Discriminatory Enforcement1.5 Getting Violated for New Criminal Charges1.6 Arguing Revocation Is Too Harsh1.7 Getting Time to Put Affairs in Order1.8 Consult an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Fighting Allegations of Bail Violations […]

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Fight Insurance Fraud: False Claims Act

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fight Insurance Fraud: False Claims Act1.1 FCA Cases – Some Recent Examples1.2 Why Does Fraud Persist?1.3 Pros and Cons of the FCA1.4 What Should You Do?1.5 The Bottom Line1.5.1 References: Fight Insurance Fraud: False Claims Act Insurance fraud hurts everyone. As premiums and healthcare costs rise, we all pay the price. From individual scammers […]

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Federal White Collar Crime Lawyer

June 24, 2020

A white collar crime is a type of crime that is committed for the purpose of financial gain. White collar crimes are non-violent crimes. Anyone can commit a white collar crime. However, they are most often committed by government employees and professionals who have access to sensitive data. Even though white collar crimes are non-violent, […]

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FEMA Fraud Criminal Defense Lawyers

March 21, 2024

When there is any kind of natural disaster, FEMA often assists the people who are impacted until they are able to get back on their feet. FEMA workers help to provide shelter, food, clothing, and other basic necessities that are not available after a disaster. Financial assistance is also available, but there is an application […]

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Federal Whistleblower Attorneys

March 21, 2024

Protecting Whistleblowers from Retaliation and Rewarding Them for their Courage Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) In 1989, the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) was enacted to shield federal employees acting as whistleblowers from retaliation for exposing governmental waste, illegality, and corruption. This law aims to prevent repercussions against whistleblowers who apply for federal jobs or fallout such […]

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Fifth Amendment Rights Against Self-Incrimination With Federal Subpoenas

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Fifth Amendment Rights Against Self-Incrimination With Federal Subpoenas1.1 Overview of the Fifth Amendment1.2 Pleading the Fifth in Response to Federal Subpoenas1.2.1 Congressional Subpoenas1.2.2 Grand Jury Subpoenas1.2.3 Trial Subpoenas in Criminal Cases1.3 When the Fifth Amendment May Not Help1.4 How to Invoke the Fifth Amendment1.5 When Silence Isn’t Golden – Talk to a Lawyer First […]

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Federal Tax Charges

March 21, 2024

There is nothing wrong with taking legal steps to pay as little tax as possible. However, it is a serious crime to take steps to evade paying taxes. It is also a crime to manipulate the tax system for your own financial gain or the financial gain of others. Let’s take a look at why […]

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Federal Tax Evasion – 26 U.S.C. § 7201

March 21, 2024

Contents1 Federal Tax Evasion – 26 U.S.C. § 72011.1 What is Tax Evasion?1.2 How Common is Tax Evasion?1.3 Why Do People Evade Taxes?1.4 How is Tax Evasion Detected?1.5 What are the Consequences of Tax Evasion?1.6 What are the Legal Defenses?1.7 Takeaways on Tax Evasion1.8 References Federal Tax Evasion – 26 U.S.C. § 7201 Tax evasion […]

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Federal Tax Evasion and IRS Defense Lawyers

March 21, 2024

You’ve built a successful career or business through years of hard work and dedication. But now, you face accusations of federal tax evasion that could put everything you’ve achieved at risk. Does it feel like the IRS is unfairly targeting you? You’re not alone – many individuals and businesses find themselves in your situation every year.Tax laws […]

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