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  • Will what I asked below show up in a swab saliva test ?

    I am currently on probation and just yesterday received a saliva drug swab test,however 36 days ago I stupidly took Two puffs of a joint from a so called friend who I no longer hang out with,I also drank some beer.will anything show up? ?

    Carl’s Answer

    The general wisdom is that marijuana stays in your system for 30 days and alcohol for a much shorter period of time. If you drank the beer 36 days ago, I do not believe it will show up. The marijuana may or may not show up in the test.
    Needless to say, you are putting yourself at great risk.

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  • How to check my case status online at NJ state?

    I want to check my criminal case status online. My case is at bergan county in NJ , usa. My case is 7-8 years old . Is there any ways where i can check my case staus?

    Carl’s Answer

    You can call the County or Municipal court where the case is pending. If you don't know the court date it is probable that you have missed a court date and the case is currently a warrant.

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  • I am going to represent myself , since I have already proven I am innocent so HOW do I go about that is my question only, thank

    you I reside in NY state.

    Carl’s Answer

    You certainly have the right to represent yourself. Depending on the case, you probably should be represented by an attorney. Your questions indicates that you are not really up to the task. Seek the advise of an attorney.

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  • Can you be charged with disorderly conduct if you were never arrested or read your rights?

    Received a letter with a court date for disorderly conduct but was never arrested by police

    Carl’s Answer

    Yes, this type of charge is very often noticed on a desk appearance ticket.

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  • Do I need a criminal defense lawyer for this email message address to me?

    In the Matter of Arrest For, Case Number: -AL 073/2014/3648 NON-PAID LOAN AND CHECK FRAUD ARREST WARRANT To: - Any authorized law enforcement officer An application by a federal law enforcement officer o...

    Carl’s Answer

    This does not look or sound like a legitimate communication. But if you are still unsure, contact an attorney to look into it for you.

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  • First time reckless driving in NJ didnt harm anybody/anything. Still have to face jail?

    ?

    Carl’s Answer

    Reckless driving in NJ is a serious, 5 point violation. You are unlikely to get jail time.

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  • Criminal Records

    I got charged with 3rd degree. This is my first offense and unfortunately it's not a drug related charge and I am not eligible for Conditional Discharge and it's in a municipal court. I am worried about the records. I want my records clean. I woul...

    Carl’s Answer

    A a third degree you may be eligible for Pre Trial Intervention(PTI). Consult with a few local criminal defense attorneys about your specific case.

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  • Can I get a work hardship license for a suspended license for a reckless driving charge?

    I beat a DUI case and the prosecotor give me a deal and turned a careless driving ticket into a reckless driving ticket and the judge ordered a 30 day suspension of my license. Can I get a work hardship license considering my suspension is not due...

    Carl’s Answer

    New Jersey does not have any hardship, conditional or restricted driver's licenses like other states.

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  • What are my chances of going to jail for a $25 petit larceny? I have a bit of a record. I'm in NY.

    The judge seems like a fair person. My record consists of an attempted Burg that I just got out of jail for. Also have a couple petit larceny's from years ago, and a DWI. I took $25 of clothes from Walmart because I needed them for a job interv...

    Carl’s Answer

    The prosecutor can make an offer to you that does not involve jail. If the prosecutor does recommend jail the judge could choose not to follow that recommendation and sentence you to a jail alternative if you are willing to plead guilty to the charge.

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  • Is NY VT1192.1 driving under influence is a felony in NYC occured in 1998

    In 1998 I've pleaded guilty to driving in New York city DWI under N.Y. VAT. LAW § 1192 : NY Code - Section 1192: Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, This was 1st offense and case was conditionally dischar...

    Carl’s Answer

    Based on the information that you have supplied in your question a VTL 1192.1 is not a felony nor a misdemeanor. Go to the court and get a certificate of disposition.

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