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Understanding the Law: Tampering With Physical Evidence NY PC 215.40

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

We’ve seen it happen on TV countless times: The police kick down the door to a drug-dealing operation and the culprits immediately start flushing the drugs down the toilet. Or the perpetrators of a white-collar crime desperately shred documents before the FBI shows up. Destroying evidence that may be used to incriminate you might… Read More »

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What if the Police Refuse Request for Attorney After DWI Arrest

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

The United States Constitution guarantees citizens the right to due process under the law. Among other things, the Constitution guarantees defendants who have been arrested for a crime the right to be informed of certain constitutional rights. Law enforcement, in turn, must respect those rights. One of the quintessential rights in our democracy is… Read More »

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Dupée & Monroe Wins at Trial, Client’s DWI Charges Dismissed

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

There’s little more satisfying than seeing justice truly be served. Recently, the criminal defense law firm Dupée & Monroe was able to help a valued client achieve just that. Our client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), a serious criminal offense. Defense attorney James E. Monroe successfully proved to the court at trial… Read More »

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Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in NY

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

With the ubiquitous rise of cell phones (and now smartphones) has come a significant increase in distracted driving. Many drivers text, email, browse the internet, view and comment on social media, and otherwise engage with their phones while behind the wheel. Texting or otherwise using a cell phone while driving is unlawful and dangerous…. Read More »

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Possessing Counterfeit Money

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Making, selling, or using counterfeit money in New York is a serious crime. The punishments are severe and the government has no sympathy for defendants who intentionally peddle counterfeit cash and other forged financial instruments. Where does simple possession of counterfeit money fall? Is mere possession unlawful? What are the potential penalties? How does… Read More »

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Dupée & Monroe Fights for Client to Avoid Jury Bias

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

On January 6, 2021, a number of protestors surged to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Many of these protestors were later arrested on charges ranging from civil disorder to assault. Regardless of the politics involved, it’s vital to our criminal justice system that each and every defendant be given a fair shake and… Read More »

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DMV Re-Application Fees and Civil Penalties

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

If you are convicted for a driving-related offense such as driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol (DWAI), you will face criminal prosecution including fines and potential jail time. You’ll also see your driver’s license revoked for a set period. When you go to get your driver’s license… Read More »

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DMV Issues for Non-Resident Drivers in NY

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Whether you are driving through New York State for a day or will be a non-resident driver because of a temporary visit, it is important to know your responsibilities as an out-of-state driver. While non-resident drivers have to adhere to the same laws and regulations as resident drivers, non-resident drivers should be a bit… Read More »

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The Ignition Interlock Program: What You Need to Know

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Leandra’s Law is a New York state law passed in 2009 in memory of an 11-year-old girl, Leandra Rosado. Leandra was killed after riding in a vehicle with the intoxicated mother of one of her friends. Following the tragedy, the state legislature amended New York’s Vehicle and Traffic Law to include penalties against drivers… Read More »

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Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Driving privileges can be suspended in New York for a number of reasons, including criminal conviction and accumulation of enough driving record points. Driving on a suspended or revoked license is chargeable as a criminal act, carrying harsh penalties. Continue reading for a discussion of the consequences for driving on a suspended or revoked… Read More »

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