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Theodore W. Robinson

Theodore Robinson’s Legal Guides

239 total


  • How to Hire an Experienced Federal Court Attorney

    Who is the Best Federal Attorney for Your Case? There is no single answer to this question. It will depend in large measure on where the case is pending. Always choose an attorney who is competent

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  • What do You do When the Police Contact You?

    IF THE POLICE CALL YOU Generally, the police won't call you. They'll just come to your door and arrest you. However, if you should receive a telephone call from the police and they start asking you

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  • How to Avoid Being Arrested - Part 1

    FIRST THINGS FIRST The simplest way to avoid being arrested is to do nothing wrong. No Joke! Stay away from disreputable types like gangs, people hanging out on the corner and in bars, pool halls a

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  • How to Avoid Being Arrested - Part 2

    AVOID MAKING DECISIONS WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE Statistically, 85% of prison inmates report they were intoxicated on drugs or alcohol when they committed their crime that landed them in jail. Get t

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  • Typical Excuses That Don't Work in Criminal Cases - Part 2

    I ONLY HAD TWO BEERS No matter how many times I hear this, it always amazes me that its still said so consistently. Don't bother. If you've blown a .of or up, its not a possiblity. However, you ca

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  • What you Need to Know About Traffic Violations Bureau Appearances - Part 1

    Your First Appearance TVB is separate and distinct from the criminal court.. Generally, you will first stand on line in order to go to an administrative window to get your case called. Then you will

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  • What to Expect at the Traffic Violations Bureau in NYC and Nassau County - Pt.2

    What if you need to adjourn the proceeding It is best to do it before it is scheduled however if you must do it on the same day, go or send someone to the court to explain the need for the adjournmen

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  • SHOULD I PROCEED WITHOUT A LAWYER?

    I CAN'T AFFORD AN ATTORNEY. SHOULD I ACT AS MY OWN? I've heard this many, many times over the last 35 years of practice. Everyone thinks they can't afford an attorney because its too expensive. Wh

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  • What to Do When Confronted by an Identification Procedure Part 3

    IF YOU AR THE PERSON ACCUSED If you are the one accused, its best to first refrain from answering any questions the police may ask you. Next, ask for a phone call immediately. Call a lawyer and hir

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  • Criminal Identification Procedures and What to Do About Them Part 2

    THE COMPUTERIZED LINEUP The Computer Lineup consists of a group of photos shown to a witness on the computer that will be tailored to all be similar to the person who has been arrested or detained.

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