SIGNS YOU ARE UNDER FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

  • Michael H. Ricca,

  There are New York State laws. Then there are federal laws. Federal laws are established by the United States Federal Legislation. While prosecution can happen at either the federal or the state level (and in some cases at both levels), a federal offense is extremely serious. FEDERAL AGENCIES HAVE JURISDICTION Many different federal agencies  … Read more

HOW TO MAKE BAIL IN NEW YORK

  • Michael H. Ricca,

  If you have been arrested for a crime, sitting in jail awaiting your trial can impede your ability to fight your case, stay positive, and work. With overcrowded jails and lengthy court dates, New York State provides bail options for many different types of crimes. Below, the professionals at The Law Offices of Michael  … Read more

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR ARRAIGNMENT IN NEW YORK

  • Michael H. Ricca,

  If you or a loved one has been arrested in New York State, the criminal process and overall judicial system can be overwhelming. From the moment you are placed in handcuffs and read your rights, your entire life has been forever changed. For many, the legal process is not fully understood. After all, how  … Read more

5 THINGS TO AVOID WHEN YOU ARE FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES

  • Michael H. Ricca,

  New York State is notoriously tough on crime. Whether you or a loved one has been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony – the stakes are high in New York and each can result in fines, incarceration, and much more. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in  … Read more