Brooklyn, NY asked in Contracts and Business Formation for New York

Q: Hi there, I would like to know if it's possible for a lawyer to take on my case. I am a TLC driver for Uber

And I haven't been able to work for 5 weeks now due to a criminal background check that is in a constant pending status. They say due the the scale back with the courts due to the pandemic. But I need answers as to when this will be resolved as it's my livelihood

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John Kiritsis
John Kiritsis
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Hi,

Have you considered contacting the Legal Aide Office or New York City Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Program? Those are two sources where you may be able to get in depth free legal consultation. The NYSBA may also be a useful resource.

This sounds like something our firm can handle. We deal a lot with criminal, financial and private investigations. Before deciding on an action, it looks like it is more critical to find out what is causing the pending status, and whether it is possible to take measures to resolve and/or mitigate the pending status. To do so we would need to sit down, and get more information from you. We would typically charge $250 for a 60 minute consultation for this type of case. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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