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  • How can I resolve this bench warrant

    I have a bench warrant for my arrest for trespassing in a park after hours. The summons was issued a year ago I forgot my court date while taking care of a family member that was very sick in Delaware.

    Carl’s Answer

    You need to return on the warrant by going to the criminal courthouse and surrender on the warrant. Then the case will be added to a court's calendar and you go before the judge.

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  • I got a DWI. My ticket says I'm to appear in court at 4:00 A.M. which is wrong. Can I get the charge thrown out because of this?

    I got a DWI. My ticket says I'm to appear in court at 4:00 A.M. which is wrong. Can I get the charge thrown out because of this?

    Carl’s Answer

    I do not think that the summons stating the wrong time to appear in court is a critical error that will lead to a dismissal.

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  • What degree is interfering with transportation 2C:33-14A(1)

    I got charged with interfering with transportation 2c:33-14a(1) i was told it was a.disorderly persons offense just want to find out thanks

    Carl’s Answer

    This charge ranges from a disorderly persons offense to a second degree depending on whether the interference caused bodily injury or damage. More information would be need for your particular case to determine the actual degree.

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  • Can I get my breath test suppressed?

    I took a breath test and only got a report of the one test but in some states aren't 2 required? Also the ref standard value was .10 shouldn't that be .8?

    Carl’s Answer

    New York only requires one breath sample to be taken and reported as evidence in a prosecution for DWI.

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  • Arrested in NYC

    If a person is arrested in NYC, can he bail out with a credit card?

    Carl’s Answer

    Please refer to the link below that explains the terms and conditions of posting bail using credit cards.

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  • Yes or No to a job application question: Do I have pending criminal charges if I agreed to an ACD in July?

    I agreed an one year ACD in July for misdemeanor charges in NYC Supreme Court. (Criminal)

    Carl’s Answer

    The charges are still pending while the time runs towards the ACD period.

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  • There appears to have been some misunderstanding in my previously posted question, "Should I be confessing to sexting?"

    I sent a slightly sexual photo of myself via kik to a random girl (in another state). No sexual organs of mine were exposed except for the bottom part of my butt peaking out from regular underwear. The girl sent a nude a picture of her anus and va...

    Carl’s Answer

    To keep it simple, do not confess to the police and stop posting incriminating information on this and any other forums . Contact a local, experienced criminal defense attorney for further consultation.

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  • So I had my license suspended for 7 months for my DUI and it is finally over.

    So I had my license suspended for 7 months for my DUI and it is finally over. I still yet to restore my license. In case of a pending emergency, I may have to drive. Am I still on the revoked list under suspension for DUI, or am I just under a reg...

    Carl’s Answer

    If you were to drive before being restored you would be driving with a suspended license for a DWI, a very serious offense with jail consequences.

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  • Will he judge lower my sons bail on next court date

    My son walked out of the inpatient facility he was mandated to so judge put him in jail awaiting to see if another inpatient will accept him,first offense.

    Carl’s Answer

    There must be a great deal of information that the judge has already considered with regard to your son to want to mandate him for residential treatment. Right now it is impossible to say if the judge would lower the bail. You may be able to have the judge release your son if you find a residential treatment facility bed at an appropriate facility.

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  • Witness Testimony

    In a criminal case (theft) is witness testimony admissible if the witness cannot positively identify the perpetrator but says that they saw someone of about the defendant's height and weight grab the item and flee the scene?

    Carl’s Answer

    Yes the testimony will be admissible because it is relevant. The State will need more to establish identity.

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