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Getting A Hardship License In New York

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

In most DUI cases, a defendant’s license is suspended at arraignment. If a defendant’s license is suspended at arraignment, they will have no driving privileges until their case is concluded unless they get a hardship license, also known as a conditional license. A hardship license can allow you to drive legally under restrictions placed… Read More »

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Understanding The DUI Police Report

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

When a person is arrested for a crime, the police write a report. It is no different in the case of a DUI arrest. It is crucial that you understand what information is contained in a DUI police report and the facts about DUI police reports. A DUI police report generally contains all the… Read More »

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Reasons You Should Hire An Attorney If You Got A DUI Over The Holidays

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

The police are extremely vigilant for intoxicated drivers over the holidays. Because of police vigilance, DUI rates usually increase over the holidays. Thus, it is crucial that you remain mindful of your drinking habits during the holidays so you can avoid a DUI charge. In the event that you get a DUI charge over… Read More »

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Can I Get A Non-Automobile DUI In New York?

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

In New York, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a criminal offense. And the state takes this offense very seriously. Some possible penalties for driving under the influence in New York include jail time, fines, and loss of driving privileges. When people hear of DUI charges, they often think of automobile… Read More »

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Common Reasons Why Police Stop Drivers For DUI

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

DUI arrests happen all the time. It is estimated that more than one million people in the United States of America are arrested in a given year for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Usually, a DUI arrest begins in one of two ways. Either a driver was involved in an accident… Read More »

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How Can Social Media Posts Affect Your DUI Case?

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

According to research, approximately seven in ten Americans use social media. Social media sites are a great way of staying in touch with family members and friends. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be great for meeting new people. Chances are that you use social media sites to share fun experiences and activities… Read More »

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DUI_Check

Some Crucial Information About Field Sobriety Tests

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

When law enforcement officers suspect a driver is driving under the influence, they will stop them to evaluate their sobriety. Generally, law enforcement officers at New York DUI checkpoints rely on two testing methods to determine whether a driver is driving under the influence: breath tests and field sobriety tests. After administering a test,… Read More »

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5 Things You Should Do When Pulled Over For DUI In New York

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

When you get pulled over for DUI, keeping a clear head and knowing the steps to take can be challenging. The police can be intimidating and frightening. Also, some people have misconceptions about what should be done when you are pulled over for DUI. When pulled over for DUI in New York, you must… Read More »

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Mistakes Police Make That Can Help Your DUI Case

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Being arrested and charged with a DUI can be a scary thing. The consequences of a DUI conviction can be quite severe. If arrested and charged with DUI, it is best that you retain the services of a skilled DUI attorney. A qualified DUI attorney can help you exploit all the defense options at… Read More »

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Do You Need To Hire An Attorney For A First DUI In New York?

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

After getting arrested for DUI for the first time in New York, you may wonder whether you need to hire an attorney. If you are not sure if you should retain an attorney for a first DUI in New York, you should know that a DUI attorney can make a huge difference in your… 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.

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"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.

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"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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