Brill Legal Group, PC

New York Criminal Defense Lawyers

Brill Legal Group, PC

150 Motor Parkway
Suite 401

Hauppauge, New York 11788

Phone(631) 479-2180 or(888) 309-8876

Law Firm Overview

The Brill Legal Group, P.C is a criminal defense law firm serving the Long Island area, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties. For over ten years our attorneys have stood strong as dedicated defenders of the accused. Criminal defense is all we do, and we are very good at it. Our primary criminal defense attorney, Peter Brill, is a former Nassau County Assistant District Attorney who knows the law inside and out and understands how prosecutors think and operate. This gives him a distinct advantage when going into the courtroom or sitting down at the bargaining table.

Peter Brill's background and education in the law are impeccable, and his experience in the courtroom, at both the State and Federal level, is significant. In addition to Mr. Brill, our firm also has several highly experienced criminal defense attorneys. Together, these accomplished lawyers provide a wealth of criminal defense knowledge and experience that is second to none in the Long Island area.

Among the many criminal charges for which we can provide smart, aggressive criminal defense include: DWI, DUI, and DWAI; Domestic and family violence; Sex crimes; Murder, assault, and other serious felonies; White collar crimes; Internet crimes and cyber crime; Juvenile crimes. No matter what kind of trouble you are in, we are here to help. We don't judge our clients by the type of crime they are charged with. After all, everyone is entitled to legal defense. When you choose the Brill Legal Group, you can rest assured that your defense will be of the highest quality.

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Articles Published by Brill Legal Group, PC

 Nassau County Crime Lab Put on Probation for Violations

During a recent inspection, the Nassau County, New York, police crime lab was found to have a whopping fifteen issues of noncompliance with accepted standards of crime lab procedures. The issues were enough of a concern for the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) - the crime lab's accrediting agency - to place the crime lab on probation for one year.

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 New Law Changes Mandatory Minimums, but More Must Be Done

On August 3 of this year, President Obama signed legislation changing the federal mandatory minimum sentences for crack cocaine, bringing them closer to that of powder cocaine. The new law repeals older legislation passed in the 1980s, when many saw crack as a growing epidemic that could devastate urban areas. At the time, the earlier laws had the support of many African-American lawmakers and leaders, but the fallout from those laws has been that of unfair bias against urban blacks.

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 Supreme Court Narrows Right to Remain Silent

In early June, the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the parameters of the Miranda decision (requiring the familiar warning that begins "You have the right to remain silent."), asserting that criminal suspects must now explicitly state to police that they're invoking their right to remain silent. Dissenting justices wrote that the decision turns Miranda "upside down."

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 Sex Offender Registration: Part of the Disease, or Part of the Cure?

Laws requiring sex offender registration exist in some form in all 50 states. These regulations were initially proposed as a way to provide information about the location of persons convicted of sex-related crimes and to discourage registered offenders from committing additional crimes.

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 Brill Legal Group Scores a Victory on Behalf of NYPD Detective

Peter E. Brill of the Brill Legal Group, P.C. has achieved a victory in the face of difficult odds in the prosecution of a veteran New York City Police Detective charged with improperly dealing with his confidential informants.

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 Katie's Law May Change New York's Approach to DNA Sample Collection

If you are convicted of a violent crime in the state of New York, you are required to provide a DNA sample to authorities.

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 New York's Leandra's Law: Enhanced DUI Penalties When a Child Is Present

Around the country, states are cracking down on drunk driving. In state after state, legislatures are enacting ever-increasing penalties for drivers convicted of multiple drunk driving infractions, and New York is no exception. A new law, called Leandra’s Law, has been enacted in New York to trigger substantial penalties if a child under 16 is in the car at the time of a drunk driving offense.

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