New York State Eliminates Money Bail and Pretrial Detention in Most Cases

In a sweeping reform of current laws Bail and Pretrial Detention will be eliminated in most criminal actions in New York State effective January 1, 2020. Misdemeanors:      With the exception of misdemeanor sex offenses and criminal contempt for violating an order of protection issued in a domestic violence case money bail and pretrial detention…
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John N. Tasolides Selected as Pro-Bono Attorney of The Month By The Nassau County Bar Association

John N. Tasolides was designated the Pro Bono Attorney of the Month in the April 2017 edition of Nassau Lawyer, The Journal of the Nassau County Bar Association for his efforts and contributions helping victims of domestic abuse resolve their legal issues and move forward with their lives.

According to Gail Broder Katz, Esq. the Pro Bono Project Coordinator of The Safe Center of Long Island (TSCLI) "Mr. Tasolides is a general practitioner and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table in a variety of areas of law. He is exceedingly generous in sharing his knowledge with TSCLI staff attorneys and in the excellent representation he provides to our clients. He has succeeded in his self-imposed goal to fulfill the obligation of being an attorney by performing pro bono service on a regular basis. Mr. Tasolides has more than earned the designation of Pro Bono Attorney of the month. Please join us in congratulating and thanking him for the fine work he has done and continues to do on behalf of TSCLI."

A copy of the full article can be viewed by clicking this link april2017probono

New York Cracks Down On Tinted Car Windows

Effective January 1, 2017 all New York State Department of Motor Vehicle licensed inspection stations are required to measure window tint before approving a vehicle as inspected.  To pass inspection the vehicle windows must allow at least 70 percent of light into the vehicle. If you have received a ticket for tinted windows, speeding, driving…
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