Arrested in New York City - Information You Can Use Now
Arraignment Process in New York City
When people are arrested in New York City they are most frequently held for about 24 hours in custody before seeing a judge. The arrest to arraignment process can be as stressful for the family as the accused. Read this detailed guide to the arrest and arraignment process in New York City.
Bail and Bail Bonds in New York
Once the arraignment happens, bail could be set on the accused. Read this article for more information about bail and bail bonds in New York City.
New York City Police Want to Talk to You - Now What are you Supposed to Do?
A Detective from the NYPD has left word that he wants to talk to you. The odds are he wants to do more than chat. The odds are he wants to arrest you for something. If you are innocent of the charges, you may be tempted to w ant to explain the situation to the police officer. But beware. The decision to arrest you has probably already been made. This is a most delicate situation and you are in desperate need of the protection of an experienced New York criminal lawyer. Read the article about how to handle it when the NYPD wants to talk to you.
Queens Interrogation Policy
Queens County has instituted a policy to interrogate (and record) all those arrested for felony charges before most people who are arrested will have had the opportunity to meet with or retain a lawyer. This highlights the importance of obtaining counsel as soon as possible. Read about the Queens Interrogation Policy.
Desk Appearance Tickets - More than "Just" Tickets
Read about the Desk Appearance Ticket process in New York City and what it means to be arrested on a Desk Appearance Ticket.
Bench Warrants in New York
This article discusses the practical realities of facing a warrant for your arrest in New York City, including instructions on the best way to return yourself on the warrant.
Violations of Probation in New York
This article discusses the violations of probation proceedings in New York City, how they work and what to expect from them in New York courtrooms.
Sometimes in the arrest to arraignment process people accused of crimes they did not commit are convinced to "confess" even when they did nothing wrong. Read a detailed account of a False Confession case handled by Don Murray, partner in Shalley and Murray.
Immigration Issues for Non Citizens Accused of Crimes
Non-citizens accused of crimes in New York City face additional challenges beyond "just" the criminal court charges. In many cases their ability to remain in the country will be at stake. Read this article about immigration consequences for those accused of crimes in New York City.
Driving While Intoxicated Breath Test Refusals
People newly arrested for DWI in New York City are often confused about how to deal with the police officer's request to submit to a breath test. Read this article about refusing to take a breath test in a driving while intoxicated case in New York City.
Articles For Those With New Arrests in New York City
The criminal justice process articles summarized in the left column and simply listed below here, represent an effort to help those with questions about the often bewildering criminal justice system.
- Arraignment Information
- New York City Bail Bonds
- Police Want to Talk
- Queens Interrogations
- Desk Appearance Tickets
- NYC Bench Warrant Information
- Violations of Probation in NYC
- False Confession Situations
- Immigration Issues for New Arrests
- DWI Breath Test Refusals
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