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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: my relative has been charged with a crime. He has been offered a plea bargain but the DA will not give his lawyer access

to the evidence they say they have against him to prove the case. Don't they have to let his lawyer see the "evidence" before he decides?

Michael Arbeit
Michael Arbeit
answered on Apr 20, 2016

If the charge is a Felony, the District Attorney's Office does not have to provide discovery until AFTER an Indictment is issued. Many DA Offices have policies that if they make an an offer pre-indictment, it will be withdrawn upon an Indictment.

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Q: Got sentenced to no getting arrested or summond to court in 6 months. I got a ticket now, does it effect anything?

I got summond to court for being in central park too late and the judge said i couldnt be aressted or summond back to court in 6 months, but i got a ticket for hoping the turnstyle today, does the ticket effect the current 6 month period?

Michael Arbeit
Michael Arbeit
answered on Apr 20, 2016

The short answer is Yes it could, but the chances are slim and none that the ACD will be affected.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for New York on
Q: I was pulled over for speeding an dwi but both tickets have to different times on them how can I fight that
Michael Arbeit
Michael Arbeit
answered on May 27, 2015

Call me today for a free consultation. 516 766 1878. -Michael Arbeit

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for New York on
Q: My girlfriend was charged with misdemeanor DWAI first offense. What type of penalties is she facing?

She has no other convictions or arrest record

Michael Arbeit
Michael Arbeit
answered on Mar 17, 2015

Call my office for a free consultation. (516) 766-1878. -Mike.

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