Category Archives: Criminal Arrests

New Yorkers’ Right To Record Police Activity

New Yorkers’ Right To Record Police Activity

Effective July 14, 2020, the New Yorker’s Right to Monitor Act (the “Act”), officially gives persons not under arrest, or in the custody of a law enforcement, the right to record police activity.   The Act further gives such persons the right to maintain custody and control of recordings of police activities as well as the […]

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Senator, Veteran Prosecutor and Seasoned Pro Bono Attorneys Offer Free Defense for Peaceful Protesters in Western NY The criminal defense attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC are offering free  criminal representation of peaceful protesters who are exercising their First Amendment rights to free speech. Attorneys Mike Ranzenhofer, Robert Friedman, Sam Alba,and Justin Friedman can be […]

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

New Yorkers have the constitutional right to engage in peaceful protest activity on public sidewalks and streets, and in public parks. This includes the right to: Distribute flyers or leaflets; Hold press conferences, demonstrations, and rallies; and March on public sidewalks and in public streets. Know your rights before heading out into the streets. Protest […]

Violation of Probation

Violation of Probation

For less serious crimes, the state of New York will authorize probation in lieu of jail time if they think the defendant is unlikely to end up in trouble again. However, violation of probation is a serious crime in itself. If you have been caught violating any of the terms of your probation, you should […]

Charged with Health Care Fraud

Charged with Health Care Fraud

If you’ve been charged with health care fraud, odds are that there are a number of other related charges. You’re probably accused of bilking insurers or Medicare/Medicaid, or even practicing medicine without proper credentials. Our Rochester health care fraud lawyer has worked with countless clients in your situation, and we know how to get results and will […]

Penalties for Grand Larceny in New York

Penalties for Grand Larceny in New York

The penalties for grand larceny in New York State are not to be taken lightly. This is a very serious crime with very serious consequences. Depending on the degree of larceny, you could be facing up to 25 years in prison. It takes a strong, dedicated criminal defense attorney to protect your future and defend […]

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

The experienced Rochester attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, Attorneys at Law have successfully defended clients in a wide variety of criminal defense practice areas. If you are facing charges for any of the following crimes, please contact our office as soon as possible. Criminal Defense Practice Areas | Sex Crimes If you need a tough, […]

Rochester Criminal Defense Attorney For Promoting A Suicide Attempt; When Punishable As Attempt To Commit Murder (NY PL 120.35)

Charges of Promoting a Suicide Attempt are filed under New York’s statute 120.30, but the statute NY PL 120.35 stipulates that in cases where duress or deception were used to promote the suicide attempt, you can be charged under the attempted murder statute instead. Obviously, this puts you in much greater danger of prison, changing […]