Blog Posts in 2013

What Constitutes Kidnapping Charges in NYC?

The clarification of kidnapping charges is made in the New York Penal Law §135. There are different variations and degrees of kidnapping charges. The simplest definition of kidnapping would be ...
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Details of the Three Strangulation Crimes in NYC

A few years back, New York law made strangulation a crime. For details about the exact provisions, you can check out New York Penal Law §121.12. These offenses are split up into three crimes with ...
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What Types of Sex Crimes Require Sex Offender Registration?

The state of New York requires that any individual who has been convicted of a registerable sexual offense on or after January 21st, 1996, and has completed his or her incarceration or probation, must ...
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How Does the Court Determine Child Custody?

There are numerous issues which must be considered when a couple decides to obtain a legal separation or divorce. If there are children from the marriage, one of the most important matters to resolve ...
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Do I Need to Have an Attorney Present at Arraignment?

If you or a loved one has been arrested and accused of committing a crime in New York City, the first thing you need to do is obtain legal counsel from a skilled criminal defense attorney. We strongly ...
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What to Expect at a DMV Refusal Hearing

The DMV refusal hearing takes place if someone is arrested for a DWI and refused to perform a chemical test. The state of New York requires a person operating a vehicle to give consent to a chemical ...
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What are the Benefits of Uncontested Divorce?

Divorce can be an emotionally traumatic experience that causes stress and heartache for both spouses. Choosing the path of uncontested divorce can be easier and beneficial for all parties involved. ...
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What You Need to Know About Divorce

Are you considering filing for a divorce in New York? If so, there will be several important issues which you will have to consider and resolve. At H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. , we ...
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