A Note From Our Attorneys During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus in New York

Coronavirus in New York City Last Update: Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 9:38 PM Due to government restrictions, The Blanch Law Firm is working remotely, but we remain available by telephone and have been communicating with many of our clients via video conference. Virtually all court appearances are being rescheduled, but we are willing and […]

New York Court Procedures and E-Filing During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York City Last Update: Sunday, May 10, 2020, at 10:28 PM Update from Sunday, May 10, 2020 SDNY Announces Procedures for Attorney Calls to Inmates On May 8, 2020, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York announced a new procedure for placing attorney calls to inmates […]

Bank Owes Over $1 billion in Penalties for White Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes are widespread and can include everything from healthcare fraud to tax evasion, and violations of banking or financial regulations. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, along with several other legal agencies, has finally resolved its investigation into UK-based Standard Chartered Bank and its criminal behavior. As a result, the bank owes over $1 billion […]

Attorney Swindles Over Half a Million from NYC Church

White-collar crime is generally those acts that are financially motivated and nonviolent. These can include fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, and identity theft, among others. Recently, one lawyer in New York pled guilty to white-collar crime for Grand Larceny and criminal possession of a forged instrument in the third degree. According to court documents, John Shasanmi, […]