After beginning to work here at Nave Law Firm, I have seen that DWI’s do not discriminate. They can happen to anyone with any background. From your neighborhood doctor to the person running the cash register at your local corner store; young and old; rich and poor and everyone in between. The consequences of a…

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An Award can be defined as: “a prize or other mark of recognition given in honor of an achievement” Fake can be defined as: “a thing that is not genuine; a forgery or sham” There is an increasing trend where attorneys are being sold “fake awards”.  Attorney’s then use these fake awards to market their…

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After the Nave Team went through NARCAN training with ARC Health, our senior Paralegal, Jennifer Bisson wanted to do some more additional research into a specific court for opioid related offenses. The nation is facing a serious crisis that affects public health, as well as economic and social welfare as every day, more than 130…

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Nave Law Firm’s Senior Attorney Quoted Regarding Subtle Driving Mistakes That Can Get You Pulled Over Our Albany office’s Senior Attorney, Derek Andrews, was recently asked to provide a quote for an online article published by Reader’s Digest about subtle and unknown driving mistakes that could get you pulled over by cops. You can find…

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Cuomo Corners Chronic Cannabis Conviction Conundrum, Clearing Currently Condemned Andrew’s Administration Affirms Albany’s Application Amending Ancient and Abusive Act New York lawmakers attempted to correct the state’s archaic marijuana laws and their effect on minority communities, but failed to do anything that actually protects the populations. While the efforts to legalize recreational marijuana use failed,…

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The cost of war is great, both during and after the fighting ends. When our veterans return home heroes, it is easy to overlook the toll that service has taken upon them. Approximately half of our veterans that returned from Iraq and Afghanistan are currently diagnosed with PTSD (1 in 5), addiction (1 in 6),…

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Is flipping the bird illegal? According to the First Amendment, it is in fact protected and not illegal. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati ruled the officer who gave a driver a speeding ticket in 2017, and then amended the ticket for a more serious offense upon her driving away and flipping…

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“Fines have played a dark role in this nation’s history.” –Justice Ginsburg. Recently, the Supreme Court has implemented limits on the ability of state and localities to keep private property used during the time a crime was committed. A crime committed by a small-time drug offender shined a light on the question of the federal…

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Whether police body camera footage should be subject to public disclosure or not raises concern for the New York Police Department. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that allowing the public to view the camera footage constitutes personnel record and puts the police officers’ safety and privacy at jeopardy. Media outlets such…

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“One should not be stigmatized with a criminal record by virtue of the fact they were born too early.” –DA William Fitzpatrick. If marijuana is going to be legal in the state of New York in the near future, why should someone have their life impacted by a pot conviction that happened when it was…

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