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What to Do When Facing Your First Felony or Criminal Charge?

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Being arrested or charged with a crime is a jarring, often terrifying experience. Suspects are right to be concerned about the potential consequences to their livelihood, their reputation, their employment, their housing, and even their freedom. Whether you were charged with or arrested for a felony or a misdemeanor, it is important to know… Read More »

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Cocaine Possession in New York

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

The State of New York takes possession and sale of both powder cocaine and crack cocaine extremely seriously. Even possession of a minor amount can lead to jail time. Convictions for possession of significant quantities, or sale of a controlled substance, are felonies that carry the possibility of severe prison time. If you have… Read More »

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New York Governor Extends Child Victims Act for Additional Year

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

New York’s Child Victims Act (CVA) expands protections for people who suffered sexual abuse as a minor, permitting them to prosecute claims against their abusers in the civil and criminal courts. As we have discussed before, the CVA was passed last year in large part as a response to unearthed instances of child sexual… Read More »

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Dupée & Monroe Scores Huge Win for Injured Driver

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The auto accident injury legal team at Dupée & Monroe is proud to announce that one of our clients recently got the validation she deserves in her car accident case. The New York trial court granted Dupée & Monroe’s motion for summary judgment on behalf of our client, Amalia Giusto, ruling that she had… Read More »

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Fatal Bike Accident in Goshen

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has led to some interesting and unexpected consequences. Across the nation, as people commute less for work and adhere to travel restrictions, there are generally fewer cars on the road. There has, however, been an explosion in bike riding. According to a report from the New York Times, the novel… Read More »

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What Constitutes Disorderly Conduct?

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Disorderly conduct is a nebulous crime that criminal justice advocates often claim is abused by overzealous police officers looking to either stop conduct with which they disagree or simply give them an excuse to arrest an agitator. It is commonly used, for example, to arrest college students who “talk back” to a police officer… Read More »

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How to Prepare for a Court Appearance

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Appearing in court after an arrest can be an extremely intimidating proposition. However, as long as you take the matter seriously and get help from a seasoned New York criminal defense attorney, the process itself does not have to be overly oppressive or threatening. Below we offer a few tips for appearing in court… Read More »

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Why Get an Attorney After a Car Accident?

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

After a severe car wreck, you may ask yourself, Do I need a lawyer? Some accident victims try to go it alone, expecting that they will save themselves money in the process. For most accident victims, however, having a lawyer in their corner is an invaluable asset that will make the process easier and… Read More »

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How Long Do You Have to File a Claim for a Car Accident?

By Dupee & Monroe, P.C. |

Just about any legal claim, whether civil or criminal, must be brought within a certain period after the underlying incident that gives rise to the claim. The law generally prefers that people not have to worry about accidents or incidents that happened dozens of years earlier, after most of the evidence has gone stale…. Read More »

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Dupée & Monroe Gets Justice for Child Abuse Survivor

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The child abuse legal team at Dupée & Monroe, P.C., is proud to announce that our firm just secured a huge victory on behalf of a minor client who had been subjected to physical and sexual abuse. Our client, JD, on behalf of her daughter KD, filed a personal injury lawsuit against KD’s grandfather… Read More »

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