Posts by Stuart Austin

Why should I hire a Long Island Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Hiring a criminal defense lawyer is possibly the most important decision you will ever make. Your choice of attorney could be the difference between a blemished future or a clean slate, freedom or lockup. It is not a decision to make lightly, but the pace of a criminal prosecution in Long Island demands that when…

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Lindsay Lohan’s mother arrested in New York for drunk driving

On Tuesday night, 50-year-old Dina Lohan, mother of actress Lindsay Lohan, was stopped by an officer after she was seen driving at high speed. The 27-year-old actress’ mother was taken into custody for driving at “a speed of 77 mph in a 55mph zone”, said New York State Police. According to the TMZ report, Dina’s…

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New York man faces several charges in NJ

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – On Friday, a New York man stole a car from an Atlantic City dealership. After sometime, he was found by the police with $40,000 in cash and prescription pills. Numerous charges have been filed against him. At about 7:30 p.m., Simon Dolmaian was pulled over by the Port Authority of New…

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Motorcyclist in critical condition after being hit by drunk driver

SALT LAKE CITY – According to police reports, the motorcyclist who was struck by a drunk driver in Long Island on Friday night is in life-threatening condition. 52-year-old Karen Labarbera was driving her motorcycle on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn when 51-year-old Connie O’Hara struck her. The incident happened at about 7:15 p.m. O’Hara was driving…

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Actor and singer David Cassidy arrested for drunk driving in NY

On Wednesday, actor and singer David Cassidy was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence in upstate New York. According to the police, Cassidy failed to dim his headlights at a police checkpoint in Schodack, New York after which he was asked to stop. He was issued a field sobriety test and…

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Two Carmel, N.Y., residents charged with DUI

BREWSTER – According to the State police, 2 Carmel, N.Y., residents were charged with felony DUI in separate incidents on early Sunday. 45-year-old Gail Boswell-Nixon was stopped on Route 6 at Starr Ridge Road at about 1 a.m. for erratic driving. She had her 7-year-old child riding in the car, so she was charged with…

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New York toughens drunken driving law

ALBANY, N.Y. – A new law was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to keep intoxicated drivers off New York roads and to keep the citizens safe while driving on the roads. According to the new law, impaired driving on a conditional license will be considered a felony. Drivers who lose their driving license for DUI…

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How to Trademark a Word or Phrase

So you created a catchy slogan, word or symbol for your business–now what? First, make sure that it is unique, and pertains solely to your goods or services, so that is distinguishable from the rest. While you don’t need a trademark for these words or symbols, it helps protect you in the long run from…

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