If you ask any of the best Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys who are “in the know” about Connecticut State Trooper arrests, they will share 2 little known and quietly kept secrets about State Trooper arrests: first, State Trooper bond amounts are usually much lower than those in Greenwich, Stamford, Darien or other Fairfield County, Connecticut police departments; and second, State Trooper arrests rarely find their way onto the Internet or into Google searches of your name.

What’s the explanation for this? It’s complicated, but I’ll wrap it up in 2 minutes…

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Connecticut police and prosecutors are taking online harassment and social media harassment arrests seriously. Digital forensic police labs are sprouting up all over Fairfield County, and police in Greenwich, Weston, Stamford and Darien Connecticut are benefitting from government funding and top-tier training in cell phone and social media forensics. Their goal is simple: to stop online and digital harassment and bullying. Perhaps that’s why the best Connecticut computer crime criminal lawyers are seeing more harassment arrests originating from texting, emailing and social media messaging applications.

But no matter how fancy and cutting edge the new police technology may be, the time-tested First Amendment just may prevail in getting your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree arrest dismissed…

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It’s one of the easiest arrests for Greenwich, Stamford, Darien and Connecticut police to make. It’s Disorderly Conduct under CGS 53a-182, one of the lowest level misdemeanors and perhaps the most frequently charged crimes in Connecticut. But no matter how minor the incident may be, the crime is still a misdemeanor and will still tarnish your record, causing havoc to your online reputation, and employment background checks.

So why are the top criminal lawyers in Greenwich, Darien and Stamford Connecticut seeing so many Disorderly Conduct arrests in the domestic violence courts? It’s a combination of the unfair overbreadth of the Connecticut Disorderly Conduct statute, coupled with law enforcement’s tendency to be overly cautious in making arrests to essentially kick the can to the courthouse to fix a tense domestic situation.

 

It’s one of the best kept secrets among Connecticut police precincts and prosecutor’s offices. For years, top Connecticut Fake ID and Forgery criminal lawyers have seen Greenwich, New Canaan, Stamford, Westport and Darien Connecticut teenagers and college students arrested for felony Forgery in the Second Degree, merely for possessing a Fake ID in their wallet.

But recently, top Connecticut criminal defense lawyers and attorneys have seen a trend where police and prosecutors are cutting teenagers and college students a break in prosecuting Connecticut Fake ID arrests. In many cases, they are coming off the felony charge and reducing the Connecticut Fake ID arrest to a misdemeanor, giving young Fake ID offenders a chance at a clean criminal record…

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Last week the American Automobile Association (the “AAA”) released a surprising study revealing that 80 percent of the drivers surveyed have experienced and exhibited some form of road rage. And get this, drivers in the Northeast were 30% more likely to have made an angry gesture than drivers in other parts of the country.

Many of the top criminal lawyers in Stamford, Greenwich and elsewhere in Connecticut are probably not surprised by these statistics, as they know firsthand that road rage episodes in Connecticut can quickly get you arrested in Stamford, Norwalk or Bridgeport Connecticut for Breach of Peace Second Degree, Disorderly Conduct, Threatening Second Degree, or misdemeanor or felony Assault.

So before—or after—the road rage escalates to a Connecticut criminal arrest, keep these 3 tips in mind while dealing with your road rage—or the aftermath of it—in the Norwalk, Stamford, or Bridgeport Superior Courts.

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It’s bigger than Snapchat. More popular than Instagram. And even more viral than the Connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com. It’s Pokémon Go and this week Connecticut State Police even issued a press release telling players how to stay safe and out of trouble while playing the search-and-rescue smartphone game…

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Many of the best criminal lawyers in Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan, Wilton and Darien Connecticut are never surprised to hear about arrests in Connecticut for leaving a child unsupervised in a motor vehicle. Connecticut police have wide discretion in classifying the arrest as a misdemeanor or felony arrest for Risk of Injury to a Minor under CGS 53-21. Anyone who leaves a child under 16 unsupervised in a motor vehicle—regardless of whether the car engine is off, whether the keys are or are not in the ignition, or whether it was only for 2 minutes—can face a felony or misdemeanor arrest in Connecticut.

Sound unfair? That’s because it is. And if you’re one of the few, unfortunate people to get arrested in Stamford, Danbury or Norwalk Connecticut for Leaving a Child Unsupervised / Risk of Injury under C.G.S. 53-21, then keep reading to learn if and how you can get your Connecticut arrest dismissed quickly and cost-effectively…

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If you or your child have been arrested for shoplifting / larceny in Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan, Norwalk or Darien Connecticut, then there are 3 things you need to know before you set foot into a Connecticut criminal courtroom. The upscale shopping promenades in Greenwich, New Canaan, Westport and Darien Connecticut lend themselves to lots of big spending and fancy shopping, but these boutiques can also be a tempting target for shoplifters.

That’s why we’re letting you in on 3 secrets to fighting Connecticut shoplifting arrests that they won’t tell you in court…

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The best Connecticut criminal juvenile lawyers and attorneys in Wilton, Norwalk, Greenwich, Darien, and Stamford often get calls from parents whose child has been arrested or issued a juvenile summons or juvenile ticket. It’s a parent’s worst nightmare, as your child’s academic career, criminal record, and future are now on the line. And the first question parents always ask is whether they need a top Connecticut juvenile criminal lawyer attorney to represent their child in their Connecticut juvenile arrest case.

Of course they do. With so much to lose, you don’t want to take the risk of going into court alone. But is it worth the money? Here are 3 reasons why you would want to hire a top Connecticut juvenile criminal lawyer to stand by your child’s side in Connecticut juvenile court after a juvenile arrest in Greenwich, Darien, Stamford, Wilton or anywhere in Connecticut…

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For homegrown Stamford Connecticut residents like myself, we were thrilled with the Alive at Five concert series that started about a decade ago and brought people to Stamford downtown to see their favorite 90s band. A few bumps in the road notwithstanding, it has been a smashing success. (Especially if you like the Beach Boys who seem to keep finding their way back to Stamford…). But in recent years, teenagers have spoiled the party, over-indulging in alcohol, marijuana and picking a fight here or there.

As a result, the City of Stamford huddled up and decided to raise the age of entrance to 21. But will the new age restrictions really cut down arrests? And won’t we still need a drunk tank for twenty-somethings (and their elders) who have had too much to drink? It’s unclear, but what we can help with is protecting yourself from a Stamford Alive at Five arrest and trying to get your court case dismissed as quickly as possible.
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