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I was stopped because of a turning violation, and received a ticket for that. Cop also gave me summons to update my license. Should I plead not guilty and inform the judge about move back?
Yes, although I recall that you are supposed to apply for a license if here 30 days or more. You can probably get an...
I regrettably received my 3rd dwi in NY, and luckily got my car back from the impound. My case is over, and now the DA wants my car back. Do I have to return the car? What can they do to come after my car? My car is probably worth $9k market value is it worth the fight? I regrettably received my 3rd dwi in NY, and luckily got my car back from the impound. My case is over, and now the DA wants my car back. Do I have to return the car? What can the DA do to come after my car? My car is probably worth $9k market value is it worth the fight? How much would a lawyer charge to fight for my car? and what are his/her chances of winning?
The DA or the police can start a forfeiture proceeding. I am a former Queens ADA and now handle criminal defense so...
I got into an accident in Queens, New York and my car got wrecked. The person I hit, his car was alright, and left. I was inside the car while my friend took a look at my car outside. Two police officers came out of a train station came over. The car wasn't moving. Fast forward, I blew a .18 BAC. I'm getting charged for DWI and Aggravated DWI. This is my first offense and I don't have any prior convictions. I know since I blew so high and it's an aggravated DWI, I'm just looking maybe reduce it but I just really don't want to do any jail time. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
If you can afford to hire an attorney, then you should hire one. If you have a private attorney, they will have more...
I have had two previous alcohol related charges in NY and mad a terrible mistake and received one in NJ. I went through rehabilitation, and was denied my license for 5 years in NY by the driver improvement unit. I am appealing the decision; I received a letter from NJ saying I have to pay a restoration fee to have my driving privileges reinstated. My question is if my appeal in NY does not work out can I get a NJ license? Will my name come up in the national driver registry?
I believe the information is shared.
I was arrested in 2008 for a DUI which has been closed as a DWIA with attending 6 months of group therapy and fine. The problem is I need to have it brought down to a record that won't affect my immigration, specifically for DACA. What is the process/steps? Has it been done before? What are the chances?
New York does not have the term minor misdemeanor. DWAI (VTL 1192.1) is a traffic infraction and should not effect...
I was arrested Queens NY for a DUI for hitting a parked car while driving my own personal vehicle. I was on prescription meds and my alcohol level was .06 ( below the legal limit which is .08) No one was in the parked car or hurt. I am 63 years old and this is my first offense. Can I plead to a lesser offense?
You can't plead to anything other than the charged offense unless the prosecutor agrees (and the court approves)....
I was convicted of a dui when I was 21. I am now 26 years old. My family has fallen on hard times. I wanted to get a TLC license. Its what my father's done for 25 years. Is it possible that I'll qualify for a license?
I suggest that you contact the TLC and ask them.