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Three More Tips on Gun Laws in NYC and NY State

Three More Tips on Gun Laws in NYC and NY State

We presented three tips about gun laws and ownership in New York in last week’s Insights installment. Our visitors and social media followers were inspired and sent us some follow-ups that we are happy to address. D’Emilia Law’s founders spent decades prosecuting illegal weapons possession charges and now,...

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Three Tips on Gun Laws in NYC and NY State

Three Tips on Gun Laws in NYC and NY State

New York has some of the most intricate gun laws in the United States. You need a handgun license before you can make a purchase, and you then need licenses to carry and conceal a firearm in New York State. If you do not have those licenses, you may be fined and criminally charged. The founders of D’Emilia...

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Self-Defense in NY

Self-Defense in NY

Understanding how self-defense is governed in New York is critical for residents and visitors. D’Emilia Law has successfully defended against criminal charges of assault, manslaughter, or even murder by demonstrating clients faced immediate danger and had to protect themselves from aggressors. Each...

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Protests & Unmarked Cars: Know Your Rights If Arrested

Protests & Unmarked Cars: Know Your Rights If Arrested

Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting in what I call good trouble, necessary trouble. —  Georgia Congressman John Lewis (1940-2020) D’Emilia Law has received criminal defense questions from friends and clients about the arrests during the Black Lives Matter...

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Simple Truths About False Reporting

Simple Truths About False Reporting

The May 2020 video of a white woman calling the cops on a black man and claiming he was threatening her life during a verbal encounter at Central Park recently reached its first stage of legal consequences in New York.   The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office issued Amy Cooper, the woman in the...

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Avoid Criminal Charges During Summertime

Avoid Criminal Charges During Summertime

The New York criminal defense team of D'Emilia Law has historically seen a rise in arrests during the summertime, which stem from charges involving:  Fireworks.  Assault.  Shootings.  Domestic Violence. The standard is not hard to meet for police to make an arrest based on probable...

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Criminal Defense Tips As New York Reopens

Criminal Defense Tips As New York Reopens

When it comes to criminal defense in New York, the playing field is changing. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this transformation will likely continue. The need for criminal defense attorneys may be higher than ever as we enter various phases of reopening in New York State.

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Avoid Common DWI Mistakes

Avoid Common DWI Mistakes

Summer 2020 will undoubtedly be a historic one in New York…The limits of social distancing will be tested as gatherings resume. When there are parties, there may be alcohol. That can lead to driving while intoxicated (DWI). D’Emilia Law has defended against countless DWI charges and secured favorable results.

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An Arrest Is Not The End Of Your Life

An Arrest Is Not The End Of Your Life

The team at D’Emilia Law represents defendants from all walks of life. While some of our clients may have broken the law on multiple occasions, many more seek our help following their first arrest…We always remind clients: An arrest is not a conviction. Just because their names were published in their community police blotter and they now have an arrest history, does not mean all will be lost.

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