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Criminal Defense Educational Legal Videos

Knowledge is power. Buffalo criminal defense attorney Drew Fritsch believes that people should have easy access to information about their legal rights. He has taken the time to answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding criminal defense law in New York. Please watch our educational legal videos to learn more about your legal issue. If you have questions about your specific case, please contact our office for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.

Criminal Defense

Do I need to hire an attorney for a criminal charge?

Should I hire an attorney for minor criminal charges?

How to deal with the police

ACD – Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal

Felony, misdemeanor and violation charges

Arrested for shoplifting

Allowing the police to search your car

Vehicle presumption cases

Felony charges


Possession of a firearm

The penalties for an assault charge

Assault in the third degree


Insurance fraud


Charged with underage drinking

Having your seized property returned



Should you hire an attorney for a DWI?

The cost to hire a DWI attorney

Steps to take after being pulled over for DWI

Refusing a breath test

Penalties for a DWI conviction

Time length to resolve a DWI case

Blood alcohol level limit

How long a DWI stays on your record

The consequences of a DWI on your license

DWI on a boat

Representing yourself on a DWI

Not being read your Miranda Rights during a DWI arrest

Going to trial for a DWI

CDL DWI penalties

Aggravated DWI

Leandra’s Law

Traffic Violations

Why you should hire an attorney for a traffic violation

Charged with speeding

Cellphone violations

Driving with a suspended license

Leaving the scene of an accident

Forgetting to appear in court

Drug Crimes

Unlawful possession of marijuana

Possession of heroin

Possession of cocaine