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I have Been Charged with a Felony, what Happens Next? - Jackson Bergman

I have Been Charged with a Felony, what Happens Next?

Initial Considerations in a criminal case If you find yourself charged with a felony in New York there are a lot questions you are going to have about the process.  In this blog post I want to cover with you your initial arraignment and the time frame that you ... Read More

What will my First Court Appearance be Like? - Jackson Bergman

What will my First Court Appearance be Like?

The Arraignment I am often asked this question.  The day or night that you are arrested you will be given some paperwork by the police.  These tickets will have the date and time you are to appear in court.  The first court appearance that you will have ... Read More

Florida Stand Your Ground Law and How it Relates to NYS Law - Jackson Bergman

Florida Stand Your Ground Law and How it Relates to NYS Law

As criminal defense attorneys that routinely handle firearms and weapons charges we are often asked about the recently highly publicized Trevon Martin case and how the charges and the verdict relate to NY weapon laws.  While NY does have significantly more strict laws regarding firearms than Florida does, there ... Read More