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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: , how can I change an independent attorney that is NOT serving him/her

I have a case in criminal court,it's been in court since January 2019, the ADA has NOT been ready at any of my proceedings and my independent attorney is NOT acting with MY BEST INTEREST. WANT TO CHANGE ATTORNEYS, HOW AND WHAT DO I DO?

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jul 28, 2021

You should hire someone new if you are not satisfied with your current lawyer. If your attorney is legal aid or 18b, you can ask the court to consider giving you a new lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: Can you help me to get back my bitcoin from scammer?

Hello,

I invested bitcoin in the TCPRO Company. They promised to return my funds after 45 days. But, they are scammers and blocked me on Telegram. Their website is tcpro.co and the address is New York based on the website.

Can you help me to get back my funds?

Regards,

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jul 28, 2021

You should contact law enforcement to report this crime. Most attorneys that are on this forum that practice criminal law are defense lawyers. In other words, we represent those charged with crimes. Since you appear to be the victim of a crime, you should contact law enforcement. If the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: I RECIEVED A APPEARANCE TICKET FOR CPW 4TH 265.01.01 FOR A BILLY CLUB WOODEN STICK FOUND IN CAR. WILL I BE REMANDED OR R

2 TIME PREVIOUS CONVICTED FELON. WILL THIS CHARGE BR BUMPED UP TO A D FELONY BECAUSE OF PRIOR CONVICTIONS? WILL I BE REMANDED OR REQUIRE A BAIL

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jul 28, 2021

You ask a good question. Because of your previous conviction, it may very well be upgraded to a felony under PL 265.02(1), CPW 3rd Degree, a class D felony. As to whether bail will be set or whether you will be remanded, I don't believe this is a bail qualifying offense even when upgraded.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Family Law for New York on
Q: My granddaughter’s father was issued a restricted drivers license for a DUI & he is telling me that he can drive w baby

He is having a breathalyzer installed for work & back but said he can drive my 10 week old granddaughter in his car. The baby lives at my home & not with him. I have a working vehicle to take the baby where she needs to go.

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jul 28, 2021

Is the question whether your grandfather can drive with a baby while possessing a restricted license? If so, I don't believe that your category of license ever restricts your passengers. In other words, I'm fairly certain that as long as he possesses a license, he can drive. Whether... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Q: I Failed to stop at stop sign. Ticket has a court date on it, cop says it’s not mandatory, just wanted to be sure.

This is the second ticket since May. I will plead guilty because I don’t want to go to court. I just wanna make sure when I do that I don’t have to show up for my court appearance.

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jul 28, 2021

A stop sign ticket has three points. You should not merely plead guilty because once you do, the points will be assessed automatically. As far as appearing in court, it is mandatory. The officer told you something that is completely untrue. If you fail to appear, they may issue an impending... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: How often do speeding misdemeanor tickets in ny get dropped to violatos

G to he cop we rote me one speeding over 55 bunch of inadequate signaling changing lanes hov device infraction 10 total yes he wrote me for reckless driving

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jan 28, 2021

Speeding charges in NY are NOT misdemeanors. If he wrote you for reckless driving, that's a misdemeanor. However, speeding offenses are traffic infractions that involve 3 points, 4 points, 6 points, 8 points or 11 points depending on how fast one was traveling. Or in the case of VTL... Read more »

4 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for New York on
Q: I live in new york and was charges with aggravated dui in may 2020 and have yet to be arrainged it was to be june 6 2020

The court postponed it, is there a time limit for the court to do so despite covid. it is being done virtually and on the phone at that court

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jan 11, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the Court has the power to postpone cases. Once you're arraigned, speedy trial may be a mechanism by which you can obtain a favorable result. You should speak to an experienced attorney about your case. Good luck and be safe!

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Tax Law for New York on
Q: I was charged with having untaxed ciggarets i need help in Madison county but don't want an appointed one
Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti answered on Jan 9, 2021

You should do an internet search of attorneys in the Madison county area that handle your particular type of legal situation. In addition, you can contact the local bar association and ask for a list of criminal practitioners. Finally, the local assigned counsel panel may provide a list of... Read more »

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