New York Federal Crimes Questions & Answers

Q: Can anyone else sign a court order other then the ordering judge.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
Who else signed the order? Was it a magistrate or judge pro tempore (they are able to sign orders)? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AliEsq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...

Q: I got beat up, aresst was made my tooth is chipped my neck is swollen I can’t hear well out of my left ear small and ex

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Jan 2, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
You can report the crime to the police, and if the attacker is found guilty you may receive certain funds from the defendant as part of his/her criminal sentence. You may also be able to sue the attacker for civil damages. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law...

Q: Why would a sentencing hearing be moved and what does it mean to have a "terminate hearing"?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Nov 20, 2018
Kristen Epifania's answer
A sentencing hearing can be moved for many reasons - for example, the Judge's calendar has a conflict or an attorney involved in the case needs to reschedule for their own reasons.

Q: Should I always have my attorney present whenever I meet with a probation officer?

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Oct 26, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Why don't you talk to your attorney about that?

Q: can something be done about stopping criminals from evicting me from my house I am also disabled is this fair ?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for New York on
Answered on Oct 24, 2018
Derek John Soltis' answer
You need to speak with an attorney. Your story is heartbreaking, but without reviewing the legal documents and the court decisions it is impossible to put together a strategy for you.

Q: Can I be convicted twice for the same crime if one charge is in state court and the other federal?

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Yes. However the Supreme Court is deciding whether to overturn the separate sovereign rule this term

Q: Why is violent carjacking considered a federal offense if it's only committed in a single state?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Sep 1, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Third question by same person. Time for you to start talking with your lawyer

Q: Can we get marry and leave together while still on Parole and after finishing the D V class or P.O. can still said no?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Aug 28, 2018
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer
It really depends on whether or not there is a TPO in place and, more importantly, whether the stairway provision has been struck from the TPO or not. If it has not, a lawyer can easily make a motion in the Family Court to have to stay away provision taken out of the order so U2 may stay together. We can probably do it for 350 bucks flat.

Call our office at 914–358-6420 or contact us via the “contact us“ portion of our website at AG3LAW.com

Q: Can minors be punished for viewing child pornography? If so, what are the punishments?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for New York on
Answered on Jul 10, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
In theory yes, though cases with minors that do not involve spreading the stuff around are rare.

Q: Why aren't fed agents prosecuted for violation of nys penal law sect.190.26 when they weare clothes saying POLICE

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Jan 24, 2018
Samuel C. Breslin's answer
Under the statute, police officers AND federal law enforcement officers are permitted to identify themselves as such. Only people who PRETEND to be police or federal law enforcement officers are violating the statute. Even for regular citizens (i.e. non police/feds) simply wearing a shirt that says "Police" is not illegal; you have to pretend to be a cop, and try and use that authority, or identify as a cop in order to commit a crime.

Q: My wife facing agravated identity theft she got her citizenship during the identity theft course can she loose her citzn

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Dec 10, 2017
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Yes, if she is being charged with identity theft she is facing deportation. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even prevent you from obtaining immigration benefits. You need to retain an experienced immigration attorney for any immigration matter or you may throw away your future. She will be placed in deportation proceedings if she is convicted. You need to retain...

Q: if i shoot someone in self defense with a unregistered gun in nyc?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
Lee A. Koch's answer
It depends. You can go to jail, and you can be charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm. Furthermore, you can be charged with a litany of offenses from the shooting. Self defense is merely an affirmative defense that can excuse the shooting, but doesn't guarantee it. I recommend you reach out to an attorney experienced defense attorney to tell the intimate details of your case.

Q: Is there any leniency regarding mail fraud charges if the defendant is a minor and didn't understand the seriousness of

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017
Lee A. Koch's answer
Yes. It can cause a reduction in the sentencing guidelines.

Q: Can a business retain any portion of stolen money, innocently received?

2 Answers | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for New York on
Answered on Sep 27, 2017
Michael David Siegel's answer
No. You owe the money back. There are criminal issues here too. Make a payment plan.

Q: A friend of mine has accused a fellow student whom she was dating of sexual assault at her school.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Education Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for New York on
Answered on Aug 24, 2017
V. Jonas Urba's answer
You should discuss this with a civil rights lawyer. Your question deals with harassment on school property and many facts that you should not post here should be analyzed such as public versus private school, what the school knew or should have known and details of the assault.

These are very complex. Sometimes they even rise to criminal charges. Speak with a civil rights litigation lawyer in your city. Contact the county bar association or look on NELA national employment lawyers...

Q: Upon counter suing for alleged grand larceny, could you use a name of a person and get them involved?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
That sounds irrelevant. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer...

Q: How are the laws governing criminal law on the federal level different from state criminal laws?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Jul 10, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
That question needs a book-sized answer. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...

Q: My husband just got arrested for 220.09 FC (CRIM POSS CONTROL SUBST C Felony is there any chance he will get out

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Jun 25, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
See my prior answer. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute...

Q: My husband just got arrested for 220.09 FC (CRIM POSS CONTROL SUBST C Felony is there any chance he will get out

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Jun 25, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
What are the possible defenses? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not...

Q: If i am to pay someone for a credit card but havent yet and there was no document signed, can they take me to court?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Jun 16, 2017
Michael David Siegel's answer
I think you are being scammed. If you gave your bank and/or social security number to this guy, put a fraud alert on your credit report now, and tell your bank. No one gets a credit card this way.

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