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Monthly Archives: April 2024


Can You Get a DUI While Parked in New York?

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in New York. If found guilty of DUI, you could face several legal consequences, including jail time, fines, and driver’s license suspension or revocation. Often, people are charged with DUI when they are actively driving with a BAC level that is above the legally allowed… Read More »

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5 Actions To Avoid if You Are Facing Domestic Violence Charges in New York

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Being accused of domestic violence in New York is a serious and stressful thing. A domestic violence charge can change your life completely. A domestic violence charge could result in you losing your freedom, job, house, financial assets, and many other things. When accused of domestic violence, it is vital to handle the situation… Read More »

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Navigating the Discovery Phase in a Case Trial

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

The criminal justice system can be complex. The criminal justice system comprises several distinct phases, each serving a crucial role in resolving criminal cases. The discovery phase is one of the vital phases in the criminal justice system. If you are facing criminal charges, you need to take time to understand this crucial aspect… Read More »

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New York Police Department Announces Citywide Crime Statistics for March 2024

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

On April 3, 2024, the New York Police Department posted the crime statistics for the month of March 2024 on its website. For the month of March 2024, overall crime went down in New York City, and shootings continued to decline. Overall index crime decreased by 5% in March 2024 compared to the same… Read More »

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Legal Protections for Individuals Facing False Accusations

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Being falsely accused of a crime can be scary. False accusations are unfounded or untrue allegations made against someone. These kinds of allegations can arise because of legitimate misunderstandings or malicious intent. Some common motivations for falsely accusing a person of a crime include revenge, cover-up, and financial gain. Regardless of whether you are… Read More »

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Tips for Testifying in Court as a Defense Witness

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Defense witnesses are individuals called upon by the defense in a criminal proceeding to provide testimony that supports the defendants’ case. Defense witnesses provide information that can help contradict the state’s case against the defendant. Witnesses in a criminal case include people with firsthand knowledge of what happened, individuals who can testify about the… Read More »

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"... Mr. Cohen's effort... in everything he has done before the Court, is A-Plus... [R]ecently, in another case... [before me], the result he achieved for his client... was quite impressive." Honorable Kenneth M. Karas, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.


"So I have very sophisticated counsel here and, Mr. Cohen, [your client] is very fortunate in having you as his attorney, and I hope he appreciates that." – Quote from the Honorable Denise L. Cote, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.


"As Mark Cohen, a defense lawyer who has tried cases throughout the city and was a prosecutor in the Bronx, pointed out, there is a saying among defense lawyers in New York." – As provided in the New York Times City Room Blog.

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