It depends on time left and jurisdiction. In the federal courts there is the first step and compassionate Release. In the state if it’s a misdemeanor many DA’s are not opposing release resentence motions. I think if an inmate has diabetes heart problems or asthma or other respiratory issues...Read more »
There are a few different ways. You could use the search resources of the New York Court system, PACER, or some of the educational legal search tools on the Internet. You could also hire an attorney or independent paralegal to do the research for you if you don't find what you're seeking with free...Read more »
A false police report was made by my family members and the NYPD arrested me based on that FALSE/FAKE police report. Now, I need a lawyer that can help me file lawsuits for False police report, wrongful arrest, financial harm, destruction of reputation, mental stress & conspiracy. Thanks.
I even have this as proof in texts from him. Now months later after a fight he's trying to say I committed fraud. If I have the texts as proof that he willingly gave permission , then I'm in the clear , correct ?
First of all, this is not a Family Law question. it is a Criminal Law question. As for whether you are "in the clear", that depends. If you used his card with his permission, as he dictated, then you may have a defense. No one but your attorney, who would review the facts, can make a definitive...Read more »
Arrest happened 8 years ago and all supporting documents are missing. The case ended up getting an adjournment in contemplation of a dismissal and was dismissed and sealed. I need a court certified record that it either was dismissed or that no record exists.
Go to the criminal clerk in the courthouse where the case was located. Request a Certificate of Disposition. They should be able to find it with your name and date of birth; and, if not, they'll give you a "no records" certificate. Should cost you between $5 - $15.
. I recently got a summons and I lost it and I can't figure out when/where is my court date because I can't find my summons number. I was wondering if you guys can please help me find when is my court date and at what time. The summons was for a suspended license and registration (I think)
Many years ago I fled USA while on bail with felony charges. I still have a valid us passport. After many years quietly living on another side of globe I was told that my felony case was disposed and all my property was given to my relatives and I’m dead to anyone. Thats why my... Read more »
The information above is vague, but you can no longer pretend if you want to return to the U.S. Hasn't your passport expired? Why was the felony case "disposed?" Did your family present a death certificate to your attorney, who presented it to the prosecutors? Did they present the certified...Read more »
My father was declared brain dead on Jan 9th, and passed away on Jan 24th. His girlfriend has made 2 withdrawals using ATM, one of which weeks after death. The DA said that it's not illegal if he gave her permission; but, how can he give permission if dead? They are not married. He died intestate,... Read more »
Typically no. But if you use it to harm or threaten someone it can be unlawful possession as an "imitation pistol" (in addition to charges related to the threat/harm). You also can't have it on school grounds or certain other properties. If you're carrying it openly and causing a scene you can...Read more »
An employment lawyer would carefully review your employee handbook before advising you. This could be completed remotely. You would call and discuss more details, you and the lawyer would agree to a flat fee for such review and legal advice regarding options, and everything including payment and...Read more »
When I was brought back to the police headquarters the officer instructed me to look at the wall. NOTE: I was not given a clear and unequivocal warning that a chemical test was being performed and the consequences of not performing the test.
With that said, I replied to him, "look at the... Read more »
I have certificate of ownership receipts of purchase emotional support animal Letter, vet bills only my name on it. My sick roommate asked me to date her I been refusing, I was sexually and physically assaulted so I left for a week out of state when I came back she stole my dog. And demanded I... Read more »
I was stopped at the door and they asked me to hand everything over, which I did, and I complied with what both the store workers asked of me and the police officers asked me, as I do not remember what I attempted to steal due to the fact that I was in a manic impulsive episode and I had blacked... Read more »
If you don't have the money for a lawyer, ask the Court for Legal Aid to be assigned.
If you have no record, the most likely outcome (depending on what county you're in/who the DA is/who the judge is) would be an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (stay out of trouble for 6 months...Read more »
I am Italian but I have a curiosity about American law: In Italy, when someone is the person damaged by the crime who intends to assert his claim for compensation or restitution before the criminal judge, he becomes a civil party. How does it work in America?
Your question bridges two areas of practice under U.S. law. You ask about restitution. That is a remedy provided for under criminal law, where the criminal must pay the victim for losses they caused (medical expenses, lost wages, property losses, and others). There are also crime victim...Read more »
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