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

Category: Sex Crimes

New York Sex Workers Seek to Decriminalize the Job

Fri Apr 5th, on Sex Crimes |

The sex trade has long been a shadow industry with norms and rules that vary widely and little oversight for the health and safety for those involved. Now, a group of sex workers is pushing leaders in...

Read more

Governor Cuomo to Sign New Revenge Porn Law

Fri Mar 8th, on Sex Crimes |

Add New York to the growing list of states moving to make “revenge porn” a sex crime. In the very near future, Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign a bill that would criminalize...

Read more

Albany Police Officer Busted for Patronizing Prostitute

Thu Feb 28th, on Sex Crimes |

Police officers’ jobs are to keep people safe and enforce the law. Sometimes, however, cops find themselves on the other side of the law. Just take a recent fatal shooting in Utica and the bizarre...

Read more

Judge Lenient on Sexual Assault Gets Recalled

Tue Jul 31st, on Sex Crimes |

In 2015, a Stanford swimmer named Brock Turner was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a fraternity party. Turner contended that he did not do anything wrong, but he was found guilty. The...

Read more

Sex Crimes Investigations: The NYPD Understaffing Problem

Fri Jul 20th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes are considered to be some of the most serious offenses under New York law, so it is imperative that any investigation into alleged sex offenses be conducted by qualified professionals who...

Read more

Will a New Law Change the Definition of Child Trafficking in New York?

Fri Jun 8th, on Child Abuse, Sex Crimes |

Advocates are urging New York lawmakers to pass a new law to broaden the definition of child trafficking.  The proposal would make it easier for prosecutors to pursue cases against defendants and...

Read more

New York State AG Resigns Over Allegations of Misconduct

Fri May 18th, on Sex Crimes |

Mere accusations of a sexually based offense, even before you come under investigation or are subject to prosecution, can derail your career. Responding assertively and aggressively if you are...

Read more

Sex Crimes in City Schools Are on the Rise | Albany Sex Crimes Attorney

Fri Apr 27th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes charges can change a person's life forever in profound ways. If an accused defendant is convicted of a sex crime, registration as a sex offender is likely. The conviction can also affect...

Read more

Sex Crime Investigations: There’s a Serious Problem With the Way They are Handled

Fri Apr 20th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes are considered to be some of the most serious offenses that any person can commit. Because of the way society views sex offenses, law enforcement officials are often under a lot of pressure...

Read more

Sex Trafficking Bill Shuts Down Craigslist's Personals Section

Fri Apr 13th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex trafficking can result in very serious criminal charges and it is taken very seriously by lawmakers. In fact, just recently, in an effort to fight sex trafficking, Congress passed a law that could...

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.