It depends especially how long you skipped out. If you have a lawyer and surrender its possible the fail would be restored for yhe first no show if it was more than the court could hold you until case is completed. On a misdemeanor the maximum sentence is one year which is actually 8 months when...Read more »
I have numerous screen shots of the family speaking poorly about me and I am worried because they can make me a target knowing I have my son. They are even making FAKE pages of me on Facebook. Please give me answers and how to take action asap. Thank you in advance
I have tried calling them and they would decline my call and respond with I'm sorry I cant talk right now. Me and my husband have already made the full payment and we would like to know what are some precautions we need to take from here because it seems that the Wedding Studio is also... Read more »
I've been accused of 7 charges, false written statement, 3 counts criminal mischief ,1 with intent to damage property, arson, desecration of a cemetery, criminal mischief: hate crime i need advice I have both of the statements mine and the other person involved, i did not commit any of these... Read more »
You don't say how long ago you signed the papers so it is difficult to give you an answer as that is a critical piece of information. However, based upon what you have said, you may be able to set aside the acknowledgment of paternity based upon fraud.
He served his sentence and got put in mental facility because he’s a serial offender and was still a risk to society. I was never told he was released and he’s been seen around my home town and now I’m afraid and traumatized all over again because he came back to the place where this all... Read more »
Please don't do this. As attorneys, we are not qualified to counsel or advise in situations like this. But it is difficult to sit idle and say nothing when someone speaks of doing this. Please look into resources that are out there. There are hotlines, helplines, and other forms of counseling....Read more »
I ask because let’s say you’re arrested for not being home at 8 when you’re supposed to because you were coming home but do to traffic for example, it’s past 8? Is it a defense or it’s strict liability? What about someone dragging you outside your home to beat you up in a park?
Yes there are defenses available to individuals arrested under the curfew. As with any case, the defense would depend on the specific circumstances of your case and arrest. The New York DAs have already indicated an unwillingness to prosecute certain types of cases. However, you should consult with...Read more »
Unfortunately, it is difficult to answer your complex questions without more information about your case, the trial and the indictment. If your rights were in fact violated, that could be an issue for appeal. Again, a more thorough review of your case would be necessary.
Homeowner lost her job and couldnt pay mortgage for a few months. A servicer suggested that a mortgage modification is available if payments are made. The homeowner made the payments to the servicer, but the modification never occurred and now is at risk for foreclosure.
I am currently building an online adult Toy store, I haven’t done anything yet except source products. I live in New York. My question is legally do I have to have an 18+ only disclosure on my website?
Yes. Although New York has protected First Amendment rights in the context of adult stores. I believe is a good business practice to add a statement that your store will make efforts to restrict sales to minors.
Additionally, since you sell online through credit cards, access to shopping...Read more »
I was stopped driving a friend’s car. She was drunk, we switched I drove. We were stopped with a loaded gun. I recently got it for protection. I live in Rochester, NY it’s dangerous. I work in healthcare for 5 years. I’ve been a medical liason and now I work with children. I don’t have any... Read more »
There are many issues in the question. Primarily the first question is the stop. Were you violating any laws. once past that, you have to look at the Debour factors. Was there any fact which escalated the intrusion of a traffic stop to allow for a search and seizure of the weapon . People v Garcia...Read more »
7 Years ago (age 20-22?) I was charged with Felony Grand Larceny. I have done several background checks and I’m unable to find the charge. The situation was very unique and borderline civil! The judge I could tell was unhappy with me being there (she said multiple times “I don’t like this at... Read more »
If you plead guilty to a crime, I doubt it was sealed. When the courts finally re-open after this pandemic, go to the court clerks office and request a Certificate of Disposition. You can possibly have your matter sealed after 10 years after the conviction pursuant to CPL section 160.59
Do NOT speak with anyone from law enforcement anymore if you do not want to move forward. Do not sign anything if emailed or mailed to you. Your boyfriend should consult with and hire an experienced criminal defense attorney ASAP.
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