Legal advice & case studies.

Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyers for a Misdemeanor Charge?

You should treat all criminal charges seriously. Although misdemeanors are less serious than felony offenses, you still could face jail time, fines and a permanent criminal record, if you’re convicted. A conviction for some misdemeanors in New York can result in severe penalties. It can be helpful to have some knowledge about the common misdemeanors … Read More

New York’s “One Punch” Rule

Criminal law usually requires that you only intended to do the crime, and not that you are aiming for a specific result. A defendant who intentionally shoots another person with a gun and causes them to die can be charged with murder even though they intended to only scare or minorly harm them. However, certain … Read More

Are Domestic Violence Cases Submitted to Trial?

You might have been involved in a fight with your partner and called the police. Your mind may be racing with possible criminal charges and jail sentences and how they could impact your professional and personal lives. Before you jump to any conclusions, please take the time to read this post. First, domestic violence is … Read More

Major Felony Offenses

There are seven major felonies, including murder and rape, robbery as well as felony assault, burglary and grand larceny. It is crucial that you have an experienced and reliable criminal lawyer to represent you if you face a felony case. There is hope with Benjamin Greenwald’s legal representation. A felony conviction can have a major … Read More

FAQs on Domestic Violence

We understand that domestic violence charges can seem scary. These charges can make you uncertain about your future and have lasting consequences that go well beyond the day in court. Every domestic violence case is unique, so we recommend that you keep this in mind. The Law Offices of Benjamin Greenwald can help you with … Read More

Do you really need a criminal defense attorney?

Many people who are facing criminal charges don’t know if it is worth it to get a criminal lawyer. They could be found guilty in either direction. A public defender could do the same job. Not quite. Here are three reasons to contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible after you have been … Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuits

When a close friend or family member dies, there is always an emotional cost. Regardless of the cause of your loved one’s passing, you are left with the loss of support and companionship, unpaid medical bills, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and other hardships. While no amount of money can make up for the loss … Read More

Back Injuries From a Car Accident

Automobile collisions exert significant force on the victim’s neck and spine. Consequently, the cervical spine (neck) and acute lower back pain are the most common complaints of automobile accident victims. The symptoms of neck and back trauma can manifest immediately after an accident or much later. Car accident back injuries can be difficult to diagnose, … Read More

What is Black Box in a Truck?

If you’ve been injured in a collision with a truck in Orange County, NY , you need an attorney with actual truck accident experience who understands how the trucking industry functions and what evidence to look for to prove your case. Truck/car collisions frequently result in fatalities or catastrophic injuries to the car’s occupants, creating … Read More