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PoliceStop

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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DUIArrest

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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DrunkDriv

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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DriverDUI

Medical Conditions That Can Be Mistaken For Intoxication

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

If you’re facing DUI charges, it is crucial that you retain a skilled attorney who can defend you. There are many ways a DUI attorney can help defend your DUI charges, with one of the possible defenses being your medical condition. Some medical conditions cause symptoms that mimic those caused by intoxication, such as… Read More »

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Debunking Common Myths About DUI Cases

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Driving under the influence is a serious crime in New York. If you are convicted of DUI in New York, you could end up in jail even if it is the first time you are getting convicted. A DUI conviction can also affect your life in other ways that go beyond jail time. For… Read More »

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3 Most Common DUI Defenses

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

If you’ve been arrested and charged with DUI, you must talk to a DUI attorney as soon as you can. You need to understand that you are facing serious charges and that a conviction could lead to, among other things, jail time. You might be thinking there’s no way for you to defend yourself,… Read More »

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Tips To Help You Avoid A DUI Charge

By Mark I. Cohen, Esq. |

Getting a DUI in New York can be a scary thing. A DUI conviction comes with serious penalties. Even a first-time DUI conviction can have harsh consequences. If convicted of DUI for the first time in New York, you could spend up to one year in jail. On top of that, being convicted of… 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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