Verbank is a hamlet in the town of Union Vale in Dutchess County, New York, United States. Verbank is served by a post office with the ZIP code of 12585; the ZCTA for ZIP Code 12585 had a population of 956 at the 2000 census. Verbank is home to Camp Young Judaea Sprout Lake, which was established in 1976 as a camp for children grades 2–8, focused on the Jewish heritage. The Verbank Hunting And Fishing Club, on Verbank Club Road, was created in 1928. The Verbank United Methodist Church is located at the junction of County Route 9 and New York State Route 82. The Dutchess and Columbia Railroad was chartered in 1866 to build a line from Fishkill on the Hudson River northeast and north to the New York and Harlem Railroad at Craryville. On the railroad, a railroad station, the church, a post office, and two stores existed in the area that was known as Verbank Station. In its early years, Verbank was home to two gristmills and a paper mill.

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In a criminal case, the state, through a prosecutor, initiates the suit, while in a civil case the victim brings the suit. Persons convicted of a crime may be incarcerated, fined, or both. Criminal defense attorneys represent clients who have been accused of committing a crime, and defend their rights at each stage of a misdemeanor or felony case -- from an arrest to an appeal after conviction. Criminal defense attorneys may be hired privately or provided by the government (called "public defenders").

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The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution says that you have a right to be free of unreasonable police searches and...

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There are two different types of warrants that may be issued:

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Bail is typically set by a magistrate or a judge who considers the seriousness of the offense and the likelihood of...

Early in the course of a criminal proceeding, the defendant will be brought into court and the charges brought...

At any point during this process the defendant may plead guilty to the charge leveled against him or her. Likewise,...

Criminal offenses can be divided into two general categories:

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The distinguishing feature of criminal law is the element of punishment. The purpose of criminal law is to punish...

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