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Q: I was detained at target for petit larceny and was given a desk appearance what are the consequences?

I was detained at target for petit larceny and was given a desk appearance ticket by the police officers who later showed up.It is my first offense and I returned all the stolen items.What are the consequences I am now facing?

Ronald Steven Nir
Ronald Steven Nir answered on Apr 3, 2018

A desk appearance ticket is a paper that states you will return on a date and time to be charged with the criminal offense, in your case, petit larceny. The case will then progress from there. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: How do I find out the status of a felony charge in Manhatten?

I was accused of a crime in NYC a few years ago. I was assigned a public defender, but they stop corresponding and, stupidly, I did not follow up with the lawyer or court. I need to find out what happened, as it could have been dropped (which is my hope), or the case could have gone forward in my... Read more »

Ronald Steven Nir
Ronald Steven Nir answered on Apr 3, 2018

If you have been absent and failed to go to court there could be a warrant for your arrest. You should contact your public defender as to the status or in NYC you can also check your information online through the webcrims search. Good luck!

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Q: A cop keep threatening me with a warrant, but never did it. is he Lying about getting one?

He say he has proof of a crime i commited, and was going to get a warrant for my arrest, but ever did it. He was threatened me with it mulitple times, but still hasnt. He wants me to come in and confess my crimes to get me a better deal with the da. i know that isnt true. but is he just saying he... Read more »

Ronald Steven Nir
Ronald Steven Nir answered on Apr 3, 2018

This is a ruse perpetrated by police in New York and elsewhere. The only warrant is from a judge and is not likely under your circumstances. Sounds like the officer wants you to come in so he can place you under arrest. If thats the case get an attorney; never go in alone - and if you do say... Read more »

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Q: How long after a criminal case is over that I can get the disposition
Ronald Steven Nir
Ronald Steven Nir answered on Apr 3, 2018

It can be the same day, but I always recommend to my clients coming back the next day to ensure the clerks office has the file.

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