Carl Scott Spector’s Answers

Carl Scott Spector

New York DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. What to expect - I am being called in for questioning?

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Carl Scott Spector
    2. John M. Cromwell
    3. Stephen Charles Cooper
    4. Alan James Brinkmeier
    5. George Peter Conway
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    6 lawyer answers

    Yes you should consult with an attorney ASAP. Based upon the consultation with the attorney you may or may not meet with the police. I strongly suggest you speak with and hire an attorney in your area as soon as possible and certainly before you meet with the police. Good Luck-

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  2. Dwai is not a crime?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo
    2. Eric Edward Rothstein
    3. Carl Scott Spector
    4. Michael J Palumbo
    5. Marco Caviglia
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    8 lawyer answers

    In New York driving while ability impaired VTL 1192.1 is a traffic infraction and not a crime.

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  3. I understand lawyer is here to represent you and because they know the law, but, is a lawyer here to take decisions for you?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo
    2. Carl Scott Spector
    3. Eric Edward Rothstein
    4. John Paul Thygerson
    4 lawyer answers

    An attorney has the duty to protect your constitutional rights and to communicate with you in order for you to make informed decisions as your case progresses toward trial. Ultimately as the client you are the one that must decide which direction your case takes. Try to communicate with your attorney so that both of you mutually understand each other and that you fully understand the consequences or your decisions.

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  4. Why is it so difficult to get free or inexpensive help from lawyers , or pro bono assistance ?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Eric Edward Rothstein
    2. Jayson Lutzky
    3. Carl Scott Spector
    4. Steven Michael Cohen
    4 lawyer answers

    Thank you for sending such a sincere plea for help. The criminal justice system can be overwhelming especially to those going through it for the first time. I am certain that there is a local attorney in the county that this case is pending that will be willing to work on this case and help your friend. I see that your post is from Buffalo, NY so I am assuming that this is a Buffalo case. I hope that you are contacted by a local attorney willing to help. In the meantime if you wish to reach...

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  5. Municipal Court

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Ivan Raevski
    2. Anthony Gil
    3. Mark M Cheser
    4. Carl Scott Spector
    4 lawyer answers

    The Municipal Court system in New Jersey entitles everyone that is charged with a traffic infraction to conference their case with the Municipal Court Prosecutor before appearing before the judge. Take advantage of that opportunity and see if you can resolve your case to your satisfaction with the prosecutor.

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  6. DUI in NJ after recent completion of a CD

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Mark M Cheser
    2. James Alexander Abate
    3. Carl Scott Spector
    4. Robert F. Black Jr.
    5. Eric M. Mark
    5 lawyer answers

    A prior conditional discharge will not have any affect on the potential penalty you are facing in the new DUI matter. Also as a general rule you are not facing any jail time with this new DUI charge. Please consult with and retain an attorney that handles DUI cases so that you can get all your questions answered and that you are competently represented. Good Luck-

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  7. Forgot to pay

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Carl Scott Spector
    2. Mark M Cheser
    3. Robert Ricci
    3 lawyer answers

    There does not appear to be any intent on your part to deprive the store of the money for the candy. You could either go back to the store and pay for the item or leave it alone and try to be more aware of the items you have when you check out next time. Good Luck- Carl Spector, Esq.

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  8. IS THAT ILLEGAL FOR EMPLOYER TO QUESTION ABOUT A SEAL 160.55 CASE IN NYC DURING APPLICATION PROCRESS? SEALED CASE SHOW ON RAP ?

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Carl Scott Spector
    2. George Peter Conway
    3. Eric Edward Rothstein
    3 lawyer answers

    Certain employers such as the NYPD do have access to sealed matters.

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  9. I got a dui 13 years ago will it show up on my background check in NJ or a mv check in NJ?

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. James P Brady
    2. James R Fridie III
    3. Carl Scott Spector
    4. Jordan D Yuelys
    5. Douglas Wayne Jones Jr
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    Depending on the depth of the background search and DMV search the DUI would appear on a full motor vehicle abstract search since those events do not disappear. Good luck, and perhaps you should inform them before it appears that you were trying to hide something.

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  10. Will I need to install an interlock device if I have a CT Driver license, had my DWI in NY and don't plan on driving in NY

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Marco Caviglia
    2. Carl Scott Spector
    3. Zev Goldstein
    4. John J. Carney
    4 lawyer answers

    With regard to CT finding out about your NY conviction and what action it will take as a NY attorney I can not be sure. The NY law is that you must install an ignition interlock device on any car you own or operate whether you live in NY or not. However there is an employer exception. See below. NY VTL 1198 (8) states that If a person is required to operate a motor vehicle owned by said person's employer in the course and scope of his or her employment, the person may operate...

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