New York Lawyer's Legal Updates

NYPL 220.31 Is Not An Aggravated Felony

18 September 2017

Author: Criminal Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova An aggravated felony is a term of art that caused many to be deported and forever barred to come back to the United States. It first was used by the Congress in 1988, and from that time on, the Immigration law in the United States was changed forever. One can see which crimes are included on th ...

High Profile Sexual Harassment Case against Waffle House Chairman

11 January 2013

Author: Law Office of Alena Shautsova Sometimes women are reluctant to bring a sexual harassment case against an employer for fear of the repercussions. Losing their jobs is generally a major consideration, especially in today’s tight job market. Such was the case of a woman who worked as the housekeeper and personal assistant of the Chairman of ...

DUI / DWI conviction

Author: NY DUI attorney Alena Shautsova A conviction for Driving While Intoxicated in NY is a misdemeanor. In other words it is a crime. New York has no expungement statute which means the conviction can never be removed from your record. You will always have to say you have been convicted for a crime on any job application that asks the question. ...

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