Click here to see Part 1 of the Q&A. How does sentencing differ between the various types of drug possession and sale? A variety of sentencing guidelines have been imposed by the New York state legislature in Albany. The guidelines relate to the how much of each drug one was found with and whether one is charged with drug or merely possessing … [Read more...]
New York Criminal Charges – Questions and Answers Part 1
What type of drug cases do you handle? Our offices handles every type of drug case, from relatively minor prosecutions for possession of marijuana, to defending those who are charged will selling “hard drugs.” There is a big difference between the kind of sentences imposed for what are called hard drugs, such as cocaine and heroin, and soft … [Read more...]
New York Rockefeller Drug Laws to Become More Flexible?
On March 4th, Senator Schneiderman, et al, introduced a number of revisions to the Rockefeller era strict drug laws to the New York State Legislature. The law were originally introduced during the tenure of the then-Governor of New York, Nelson Rockefeller in 1973. The laws provide for mandatory sentencing minimums for various drug … [Read more...]