Michael Howard Joseph
Directory Practice Areas
- Business Law
- Criminal Law
- DUI & DWI
- Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
- Car Accidents
- Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|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: 216th
- Overall: 6 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.
WEBSITES & BLOGS
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Website: Michael H. Joseph's Injury Website Profile
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Website: Osorio Cachaya Website
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Blog: New York Criminal Lawyers Blog
The Court of Appeals Will Consider How Far is To Far in Police Interrogation BRONX SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DEFENDANTS RIGHTS TO CALL GRAND JURY WITNESSES Do Anonymous 911 Calls Justify A Search and Seizure Westchester Prosecutor in Greenburgh Consents to Suppression Manhattan Criminal Court Limits Accessory Liability In Marijuana Sale Case New York Appellate Court To Decide Battle over New York Prosectuorial Discretion versus Judicial Power California to put a stop to ICE Detainers In Local Jails, Will New York Follow The End Of Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Federal Drug Charges The Second Circuit Protects the Right to Counsel and The Pre-Arrest Right to Remain Silent
Blog: New York Injury Attorneys Blog
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 Should We Question Our Train Conductors? Train Safety on Metro North is at an all time low The Latest Metro North Railroad Crash is Criminal Negligent Homicide Truck Accidents In Westchester Involving Overpass and Bridge Collissions New York Appellate Court Allows Negligent Treatment Of Depression Which Results in Suicide to Go Forward Insurance Company Representatives sink to New Lows
CONTACT & MAP
Osorio Cachaya Law Offices
203 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
112-41 Queens Boulevard #201
Forest Hills, NY 11375
New York Office
352 7th Ave.
New York, NY 10001