New York Criminal Defense Attorney
Law Offices of Scott J. Limmer
Kew Gardens, New York 11415
(718) 742-6300 or(888) 238-0888
Law Firm Overview
The Law Offices of Scott J. Limmer is an experienced law firm in New York. We represent clients in criminal matters, including assault, aggravated harassment, drug offenses, DUI or drunk driving, forgery, theft crimes, and criminal menacing.
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Actually, the penalties for writing a bad check in New York State can be severe. Everyone knows you are not supposed to write bad checks. Even if you do so intentionally or repeatedly, you wonít be treated like you robbed someone on the street or in a home, right? Actually, the penalties for writing a bad check in New York State can be severe.Read Article
If you have been caught with an illegally possessed gun in your car or truck, you havenít really done much wrong and your legal problems arenít too serious, right? Actually, the charge of criminal possession of a weapon in New York State is a serious charge. Depending on the circumstances of the arrest, the charge may be a class C or D felony or a fourth degree misdemeanor, with legal penalties ranging from one to 15 years in jail.Read Article
Aggravated harassment in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor, occurs when a person intentionally acts to harass, threaten, annoy or alarm another person, using a telephone, telegraph, the mail or any form of written communication, including electronic means. Simply making a call, even if no conversation takes place, can constitute aggravated harassment in the second degree.Read Article
It is also important to understand that you will be required to register under SORA for conviction of any sex crime, not just for sex crimes involving minors. This includes rape or sexual assault, child pornography, and molestation or sexual abuse of a child.Read Article
You can be charged with prostitution if you engage in, agree to engage in, or offer to engage in sexual acts with another person in return for money. Prostitution is a class B misdemeanor, with a potential sentence of not more than 90 days in jail.Read Article
In New York, if you sell, exchange, give or dispose of a firearm to another person, and you did not have the legal authority to possess the firearm, you can be charged with third degree criminal sale of a fire arm. Even though the 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution grants individuals the right to bear arms, there are state laws in New York that restrict the sale of firearms.Read Article