Michael H. Joseph
Directory Practice Areas
- Business Law
- Criminal Law
- DUI & DWI
- Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
- Car Accidents
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|The Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph|
|Tulane University Law School - Tulane University||J.D.|
|State University of New York - College at Oneonta||B.S.||Political Science|
|Honors: With Honors|
|State University of New York - College at Oneonta||B.S.||Philosophy|
|Honors: With Honors|
|Member, New York State Bar|
- Overall: 260th
- Overall: 7 Answers
Q. Are there new laws in ny which enable a citizen to have drug/alcohol related charges removed from their record?
A: The only law which permits this is the diversion program. If a defendant who is charged with a drug or alcohol offense opts for diversion, which is a drug court program, the charged can be dismissed if they successfully complete the program
Q. What is the Max sentence in NY for 7th degree possesion of controlled substance
A: The maximm sentence is one year in jail, although the actual sentence often depends on the background of the individual. Often for first offenses we can get these charges reduced to a non criminal offense with a fine
Q. Is it illegal to use pepper spray, for self-defense, in NYC? Thank you!!Thank you!!
A: Self defense is always a justification defense to an assault charge but nit to a criminal weapon charge
Q. My 5 year old son was injured in a car accident. If we bring a claim, can it be settled out of Court?
A: All settlements involving infants require court approval
Q. My son was hit by a car 11 years ago he is now 18 and his lawyer keeps givin me excuses what do I do ?
A: If you are not happy with your attorney, you can change attorneys at any time. I would be happy to review the case for free Michael Joseph 877-589-6636
Q. How much time do I have to file a notice of claim on a false arrest case?
A: To file a notice of claim for a NY state based claim you must file a notice of claim within 90 days of the arrest. For a malicious prosecution claim, it is 90 days from when the case is terminated. But for a Federal Case under 42 USC 1983, you do not need to file a notice of claim at all.
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Blog: New York Criminal Lawyers Blog
Interesting Criminal Stories for July 2014 The New York Court Of Appeals Leaves Ambiguity In What Gain is Required New York's Aggravated Harassment Law is Found to be Unconstitutional Rap Videos Admissible in Criminal Trial in New York, Really? How To Drop Domestic Violence Charges In New York Get Ready for A Slew of Driving With Suspended License Arrests New York Court Of Appeals Considers Analyzes Whether Breath Tests Can Be Suppressed When the Arrestee is Denied the Right to Counsel RECENT NEW YORK DECISION ON ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR The Court of Appeals Will Consider How Far is To Far in Police Interrogation
Blog: New York Injury Attorneys Blog
July 2014 Driver Fatigue to Blame in Recently Deadly Truck Crash New York Appellate Court Limits the Blame the Worker Defense PERSONAL INJURY LAW RECAP FOR THE LAST WEEK OF MAY 2014 Who Can Be Held Liable For Child Abuse In New York Authorities Cite Poor Oversight in Truck and Bus Accidents The Wardrobe Failure Defense Works Recent Decisions from the New York Courts Concerning Dangerous Playground Equipment Debemos cuestionar nuestra Conductor de tren?
July 2014: The month of July, 2014 turned out to be a month filled with tragedy with several motorcyclists and... http://bit.ly/1nEWXty— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) 4 days ago
Interesting Criminal Stories for July 2014: A former Eastchester police officer who accidently shot his friend... http://bit.ly/1xek8MA— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) 4 days ago
Driver Fatigue to Blame in Recently Deadly Truck Crash: Our New York truck accident attorneys know all too wel... http://bit.ly/1qrihSS— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) June 10, 2014
New York Appellate Court Limits the Blame the Worker Defense: Our New York City construction accident lawyers ... http://bit.ly/1ofFplJ— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) May 31, 2014
PERSONAL INJURY LAW RECAP FOR THE LAST WEEK OF MAY 2014: Our New York Personal Injury Lawyers and Westchester ... http://bit.ly/1nIMVqW— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) May 29, 2014
The New York Court Of Appeals Leaves Ambiguity In What Gain is Required: With identity theft becoming an incr... http://bit.ly/1wvRBEM— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) May 29, 2014
New York's Aggravated Harassment Law is Found to be Unconstitutional: Our Westchester criminal defense lawyer... http://bit.ly/S5vJ3h— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) May 17, 2014
Rap Videos Admissible in Criminal Trial in New York, Really?: In a completely ridiculous ruling, a Federal Ju... http://bit.ly/1kUgT7V— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) May 9, 2014
Who Can Be Held Liable For Child Abuse In New York: One of the most underused and little known laws in New Yor... http://bit.ly/1giXryR— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) May 9, 2014
Lawyer: State police misplaced 100 Oxycodone pills http://lohud.us/1ib9ZYB via @LoHud— Michael H. Joseph (@NYTrialLawyer) April 22, 2014
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