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On Behalf of Law Office of Michael A. Schillinger, Esq.

July 11, 2022
Criminal Defence
What Warrants Theft Charges in New York?

I often get asked, “What do I do if I’m charged with theft? What are the penalties for someone charged with theft or larceny?” Because there are many different types of theft charges, the penalties can vary depending on your unique situation. Generally speaking in New York, the law bases your charges on what kind

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On Behalf of Law Office of Michael A. Schillinger, Esq.

May 26, 2022
Criminal Defence
How Much Jail Time Could I Face for Drug Possession?

New York takes drug possession very seriously. If the police arrest you with controlled substances on your person, you risk jail time even for possession in the seventh degree. According to New York law, a controlled substance is any substance listed as a Schedule I, II, III, IV or V narcotic. The range of punishments varies

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Can One DWI Ruin My Child’s Future?

On Behalf of Law Office of Michael A. Schillinger, Esq.

March 10, 2022
Criminal Defence
Can One DWI Ruin My Child’s Future?

You have worked hard for years to ensure your children have a better life. You raised them to be responsible and respect their elders. You made sure they always completed their homework and kept good grades. Your kids are on a path to college. Then one day, you receive an unimaginable phone call. The police

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