Mark A. Siesel's answer A "Notice of Completion" will be sent to the Department of Motor Vehicles when you successfully complete the program. The DMV will then determine if you are eligible to be reinstated or not. For example, if there was a refusal to take a chemical test, you would have to wait a full year before being eligible to obtain your full license back (assuming this was first time refusal).
Mark A. Siesel's answer The officer who asked you to do the HGN should have questioned you about any illnesses, medications, you were taken or conditions which would make it impossible for you to comply with the three parts of the HGN test. He could have performed the other two standardized FST's (walk and turn and one legged stand) and the results of these could be admissible if the HGN is precluded. This can be used as a partial defense in your DWI case, but obviously must be considered along with the other...
Mark A. Siesel's answer Yes. A motion can be made to the Court for a "special preference." The motion woudl include a report from the plaintiff's treating doctor about the bad diagnosis and plaintiff's limited life expectancy and the motion will be granted.
Mark A. Siesel's answer If one of the parties dies, a representative of that party's estate must be appointed to replace the party. The Representative could be a spouse, another family member, or if the person died without a will, the public administrator of the county where the case is pending can be appointed on motion by one of the parties.
Mark A. Siesel's answer Although the case can be settled, it must be done in Court under the supervision of a judge, who must approve the settlement and issue what is known as an "Infant Compromise Order." The judge will review the settlement, see your child, review the medical reports, and decide whether the settlement is in the best interests of the child and provided adequate compensation for your son's injuries.
Mark A. Siesel's answer Good question. The answer is no, they cannot, as the Vehicle & Traffic Law does not permit the introduction into evidence of prior moving violations to prove that you committed this one.
Mark A. Siesel's answer Pursuant to the Pubic Authorities Law, the case must be commenced within one year of the date of the accident, after giving the MTA Bus Company a thirty day opportunity to resolve the case. Note that this is less time to start a case than is permitted to start a lawsuit against a municipality under the General Municipal Law.
Mark A. Siesel's answer You need to make a request to the judge on your case that he exonerate your bail and explain to the judge the circumstances of losing your receipt. The judge can order that the clerk r return the money to you.
Mark A. Siesel's answer At any law library, (sometimes Supreme Courts have libraries open to the public) you can find form books. Books such as Bender's, West or McKinney's have books called "forms of pleading", and if you look up the section under torts, you should find a form for tortious interference with contract.
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