Coercion and Extortion have similarities, but these crimes have distinct elements that make them unique under the New York Penal Law. Charges of extortion and coercion allege that a defendant has used the threat of property damage or force to compel another person to do something that they would haveContinue reading
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Statute of Limitations in New York
A statute of limitations is a law that sets out the maximum amount of time that a party involved in a dispute has to commence legal proceedings against an opposing party. The limitation periods vary by jurisdiction and are applicable in civil and criminal cases. One major issue not addressedContinue reading
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