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Wallkill NASCAR Driver Returns to Truck Series after Arrest

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

A local professional driver has been reinstated to his membership in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series after criminal charges against him were dropped. With the help of the Goshen criminal defense attorneys at Dupée & Monroe, Tyler Dippel will be able to return to his livelihood as a driver for NASCAR. Learn more about… Read More »

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How to Clear a Bench Warrant in New York

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

If you fail to appear at a required court date, then the judge may issue a bench warrant. Bench warrants are especially likely if your court appearance is part of an ongoing criminal matter and you are out on bail. A bench warrant authorizes the police to arrest you on sight and can lead… Read More »

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Limiting Secondary Consequences of Convictions: Sealing Your New York Criminal Record

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Criminal convictions are, unfortunately, the gift that keeps on giving. Well after you have paid your fines and served your time, you may still face ancillary consequences. Convictions can impact your ability to work in certain industries, obtain professional licenses, gain custody of children, and affect your immigration status, among other things. A recent… Read More »

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New York Implements Law Raising the Age for Prosecution as an Adult

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

The State of New York was, until recently, one of only a few states that presumed juvenile responsibility on behalf of 16 and 17-year-olds. Now, a law passed in April 2017 that raised the age of criminal responsibility to 18 has begun to enter into effect, with full implementation to begin in October 2020…. Read More »

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Victims of Predatory Local Priest Offered Second Chance at Seeking Justice

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Victims of childhood abuse or molestation can be left with lifelong emotional scars and trauma. Until recently, many victims who were intimidated by their abusers into remaining silent as children had no opportunity to seek retribution. With a new change to New York’s laws on the time limits to file a claim based on… Read More »

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Dupée & Monroe Successfully Holds Abuser Liable

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Attorneys at Dupée & Monroe recently secured a huge victory for their client in a personal injury matter based on allegations of sexual assault and abuse.  The court granted our client’s motion for partial summary judgment on the matter of liability for several of the plaintiff’s causes of action, leaving open only how much… Read More »

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New York State Considers Lowering DWI Limit

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

According to the New York Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the number of alcohol-related crashes has remained steady over the past several years.  There were 5,609 alcohol-related traffic injuries in 2016, roughly equal to the 5,672 in 2015 and the 5,618 injuries in 2016.  Likewise, the number of impaired driving arrests has hovered around the… Read More »

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Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in New York

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Losing a loved one before their time can be devastating not only emotionally, but also financially. If that death was the result of negligent, reckless, or even deliberate conduct by another person or corporation, the deceased person’s heirs may have a right to money damages through a wrongful death claim. However, filing a wrongful… Read More »

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Sharing the Road With Bicyclists

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Pedestrians and bicyclists are at high risk in traffic, and the law requires motorists to take extra care in avoiding any collision with them.  There are certain safety precautions drivers should take to minimize the risk of injuring cyclists.  Likewise, cyclists must not act recklessly when on public roadways and can be held equally… Read More »

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What are the Penalties for a DWI Conviction in New York?

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

A New York conviction for drunk driving can bring life-altering consequences. If you’ve been charged with DWI, DWAI, or DWAI-Drug, you need to understand the penalties you might face if you’re convicted. Read on to learn about the fines, driving restrictions, and possible jail time for a New York DWI conviction, and contact a… Read More »

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