Do the Rules of Probation and Parole Apply When NY State is in Lockdown?

Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain the Rules of Probation and Parole During the Coronavirus Pandemic. Do I need to follow the rules of Probation or Parole while the state is in lockdown due to the coronavirus? Yes, absolutely. Probation Officers and Parole officers are members of law enforcement that provide essential services necessary to maintain the […]

How Will The Coronavirus Affect My Criminal Case?

Criminal defense lawyers explain what will happen with new and pending criminal cases in NY. You may have heard that New York has shut down almost all criminal courts for the foreseeable future.  What does that mean for you?  As this is an evolving situation the lawyers at LaMarche Safranko Law will amend this information […]

How Much Does A Criminal Lawyer Cost?

New York Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain How Much A Criminal Attorney Costs. How much it will cost you to retain a criminal attorney to defend your criminal case will depend on several factors including: The Type of Offense. The nature and seriousness of the criminal charge is one of the factors that impacts the cost […]

What is New York’s New Bail Reform Law?

Albany Criminal Defense Attorneys Explain Recent New York State’s Bail Reform Law Chances are you have already heard and read stories about what this law does.  Here’s some hard facts and information that may help you better understand what’s going on. What is bail reform? Generally speaking, before bail reform, cash bail or bond could […]

Who Is The Best Criminal Defense Attorney In Albany?

The best criminal defense lawyers, whether it’s in Albany, Clifton Park, Saratoga, Plattsburgh or anywhere else near you, have certain qualities that a client should always look for. Experience. The best criminal defense lawyer has criminal law experience, not just experience. It’s important to choose a lawyer who has specific experience working in the criminal justice […]

Evanovich Honored as Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer

The National Trial Lawyers Announces Nicholas Evanovich as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Nicholas Evanovich of LaMarche Safranko Law, PLLC in Clifton Park has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial […]

Schenectady Police Officer Exonerated

On October 19, 2018, a Schenectady County grand jury cleared Schenectady Police Officer Mark Weekes of criminal wrongdoing in the death of a man in police custody, declining to file any criminal charges against him after being presented with the case by the New York state attorney general’s office. Officer Weekes was under investigation by […]

Apple Vs. Law Enforcement On iPhone Privacy

As law-enforcement agencies find ever-more-sophisticated ways to hack into iPhones, Apple finds equally sophisticated ways to block them and protect its customers’ privacy. And it doesn’t appear this smartphone tug of war is likely to end soon. The issue came under public scrutiny after a 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., which killed 14 […]