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Carl Scott Spector
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  • NJ license and Charged w/ DWI in NY. Eligible for conditional license?

    My driving privileges in NY are suspended. Am I eligible for a conditional license after 30 days or not since my license in NJ issued?

    Carl’s Answer

    Yes you should be eligible for a conditional as long as you do not have any other New York suspensions or DWI convictions within the past 5 years.

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  • Where would a PENDING DWI case show up in NJ?

    Where would a pending DWI arrest and case show up in background checks? Criminal? Motor vehicle records? Thanks.

    Carl’s Answer

    Since a DWI is a traffic infraction in NJ, then in the driver's license abstract.

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  • What kind of form can I get for an open acd for summer youth employment

    My son has an acd case wich will be sealed in June, A summer youth clerk, told him he needs to bring something about the case, but I don't know what to get or where to get it from

    Carl’s Answer

    You can go to the courthouse where the ACD was granted and speak with the criminal court clerk and purchase a certificate of disposition.

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  • How do I make a Citizen's Arrest?

    I want to avoid a physical altercation. Could I call the police to complete the arrest after witnessing the felony crime? Practicing massage without a license - Class E felony in NY Thank you in advance

    Carl’s Answer

    You should contact the police and give them the details of the complaint. They can then investigate the allegations.

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  • On my cert. of disposition it shows a charge of 155.30 then disposed to 155.25, what am I convicted of that shows on my record?

    I believe I was originally charged as having a class e felony. On my certificate of disposition it looks to have ended up as a petit larceny with a conditional discharge. Which is the end result as me being charged with and what ends up on my rec...

    Carl’s Answer

    If you pleas was to 155.25 then the record of conviction will be for that misdemeanor charge.

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  • If marihuana is found on your person, and DA charges 221.10, is there a cause of action for something like wrongful prosecution

    Cops find marijuana in the driver's pocket while driving in Nassau County, NY. They arrest, impound car, take driver to precinct and then give DAT. At arraignment DA announces the charge is 221.10. The fact is the marijuana was not burning nor ...

    Carl’s Answer

    Under the facts that you have presented it does sound difficult for the State to prove the 221.10 charge.

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  • I paid a fine for shop lifting back in the 1980s. How can I find out if it was Adjourned in Contemplation?

    1st offense never been in trouble since

    Carl’s Answer

    There is no fine that is due when a case is adjourned in contemplation of dismissal. You can go to the court clerk and request your records.

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  • What should i do? I need help asap!

    I got arrested by two detectives earlier today, while I was smoking marijuana while I'm walking and I had a marijuana blunt in my pocket, they they didn't read my rights at all. What should i do!

    Carl’s Answer

    Take a look through the listing of attorneys in AVVO for a local attorney and call a few to set up a consultation.

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  • AUO in the 1st My fiancé was driving my car and sherriff pulled him over said he had a warrant

    for Violation of probation. Hes been on probation since 2011 they are going to offer him if he pleads guilty 1 year in county jail. Can he get a better offer

    Carl’s Answer

    For AOU 1st must include a fine and either jail or probation. A lot will have to do with the facts of the case and his prior criminal record.

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