Criminal Defense Lawyer in Albany, New York
Call James 24/7 at 1-866-642-3807

Archive by Month: March 2017

Is this U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Sex Offenders Based on a Myth?

Fri Mar 31st, on Sex Crimes |

Hundreds of court decisions in the United States rely on the premise that there is a “frightening and high” rate of recidivism among sexual offenders. Both lower court decisions and Supreme Court...

Read more

NY Lawmakers Propose Domestic Violence Registry

Mon Mar 27th, on Domestic Violence |

One of the most significant penalties that results after a conviction for a sex offense is a requirement to register as an offender. Registration impacts job opportunities, affects where a person can...

Read more

U.S. Attorney General Describes Marijuana as Being Only Slightly Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Fri Mar 24th, on Drug Crimes |

When President Donald Trump chose Jeff Sessions as Attorney General of the United States, many advocates for marijuana legalization or decriminalization were concerned. Sessions has spoken out against...

Read more

“Raise the Age” Campaign Moves Closer to Success

Wed Mar 22nd, on Sex Crimes |

New York is one of only two states which has a practice of charging younger teens as adults when those teens break the law. In New York, teens ages 16 and 17 who are accused of crimes will be charged...

Read more

Rising Deportation Risks Raises Stakes for the Undocumented Who Face Charges

Mon Mar 20th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

When President Obama was in office, he provided guidance on immigration that aimed to keep families together and focused on deporting undocumented immigrants who had committed only serious offenses....

Read more

Schenectady Drug Defense Lawyer Takes a Look at the Opioid Crisis and Crackdown

Fri Mar 17th, on Drug Crimes |

In many situations, when policymakers perceive a “crisis” connected to drugs or alcohol, they react by imposing even stricter penalties and becoming more aggressive in taking legal action against...

Read more

Hear What Our Clients Have To Say

I have hired James Tyner to assist me with a few speeding tickets in New York State. I paid Mr. Tyner an affordable flat rate fee and I never had to appear in Court, thus not missing any time from work or school. Mr. Tyner was able to negotiate my speeding tickets down to parking tickets and I was able to keep my license clean. I highly recommend Mr. Tyner's office. He and his staff respond quickly to emails/calls, and I was always provided updates in my cases promptly.