Tag: Queens Domestic Violence Attorney


Sep

04

2014
What Happens if I Miss My Court Date?

What Happens if I Miss My Court Date?

No one relishes the thought of going to court.  No one wants to be questioned about their personal lives, to have to explain their actions to a room of strangers, or to face the prospect of being handed a life-changing sentence.  Sometimes, criminal defendants dread the prospect of appearing in court so  much that they simply don’t do it.  After all, judges are busy people — maybe...

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May

15

2012
Years of Domestic Violence Impacted Murder Suspect

Years of Domestic Violence Impacted Murder Suspect

If the trial of Matthew Taranto for the murder of his father has showed anything, it is that years of domestic violence culminated in the shooting death of Salvatore Taranto. While Matthew’s mother, Camille, was in Long Island, Matthew Taranto shot and killed his father, Salvatore. According to Taranto’s defense lawyer, Taranto was acting in self-defense, defending himself against two death threats from his father...

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