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Marco Caviglia

Marco Caviglia’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • COMPETENCY TO STAND TRIAL AND THE MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT DEFENSE

    Understanding Competency to Stand Trial and the defense of Mental Disease or Defect Competency The NYS Criminal Procedure Law requires that two psychiatrists examine the accused to determine if he is

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  • WHY YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO HAVE YOUR NYS LICENSE RESTORED FROM DWI CONVICTIONS

    Limitations upon regaining your license in NYS from having more than one drinking-driving related conviction. Lifetime Lookback Period WHYUnder the existing NYS Department of Motor Vehicles Regulation

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  • DIVORCE & MATRIMONIAL LAW

    In New York State, a divorce may be granted on "fault grounds." This means the person seeking the divorce, the plaintiff, asserts that the defendant is blameworthy in the marriage and that a divorce is requested from the Supreme Court. Also, "no fault" is acceptable for divorce....

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  • CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE IN NEW YORK STATE

    In New York State, a person can be arrested for an offense in violation of the Penal Law. The most serious offense is a felony which may result in a definite or indefinite sentence in a state prison. A misdemeanor may result in a sentence of up to one year in a county jail. Felon...

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  • DWI in New York State

    HOW IS IT DEFINED? Drunk driving in New York State is prosecuted under either or both of two theories: common law drunk driving and driving while one has more than .08% of one gram of alcohol per liter in ones bloodstream. Yet a third option for prosecution is Driving While Abili...

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