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  • In 2012 i got a DUI. I refused breathalyzer test. Does this stay on MVR 7 years just like DUI does? Is expungement possible inNY

    DUI and breathalyzer refusal in NY

    Carl’s Answer

    If you were arrested for and convicted in New York for a DUI as a misdemeanor it will remain on your record forever. New York State does not have an expungement statute.

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  • When the certificate of disposition states that a case was dismissed and sealed, does that mean that no charges were filed?

    When a case has been dismissed, does that mean that no charges were filed?

    Carl’s Answer

    When a case is dismissed and sealed it is as if it it never occurred.

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  • Can someone write a confession and take into court

    I was charged with meth percursors,cpcd-7,use drug para-2. The percursors where an unopened boc of allergy meds and a can of butane i use for my lighters. cpcs was a baggie with a filter in it which wasnt mine i found earlier stashed under my seat...

    Carl’s Answer

    A confession by another will probably not help. You probably should not publish too much information on this message board to be safe.

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  • My court appearances keep getting adjourned when I appear. This is the third time. What would cause this?

    The DA is brand new and needs approval from his office to a reduction of the charge. Is this normal?

    Carl’s Answer

    Yes in many cases there are many court appearances that are required before a case can be resolved. Speak to your attorney about it.

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  • If u on probation in one state but found a good job in a different state would your criminal background show up

    I have a travel pass trying too fine a better job workout my background showing up

    Carl’s Answer

    Criminal backgrounds should be seen from state to state if it is a criminal conviction.

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  • Is it possible in Bergen county nj, to go to the Prosecutor for a charge of perjury when a related summons has been dismissed

    In municipal court?

    Carl’s Answer

    If you can provide additional information as to the nature of your question it would be easier to answer.

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  • Would the court in kings county be able to issue a certificate of disposition if my case was dismissed?

    Nyc criminal court, does it have records for harges dismissed?

    Carl’s Answer

    You must go to the court clerk where your case was prosecuted. Supreme Court for felonies, Criminal Court for misdemeanors.

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  • Can I get a certificate of disposition from Supreme Court Clerk rather than Kings County Criminal Clerk?

    I was arrested in Kings County, New York. Would the Supreme Court Clerk have my files available?

    Carl’s Answer

    The certificate of disposition is available from the clerk of the court, if the case was in Supreme court, then that is the clerk you go to. If the csae was a misdemeanor then the criminal court clerk.

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  • Will not completing community service cause jail time for a minor ?

    My boyfriend got arressted in January & brought to bookings for one night for having an unloaded BB Gun , however he went to court & was ordered 16 hours of community service ? He scheduled the community service but had to cancel because of work ,...

    Carl’s Answer

    He should make every effort to at least start the community service if not he can ask the judge for a second chance to complete.

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  • Should I get myself a private lawyer instead of a public defender?

    I was arrested for false accusations that my estranged husband made against me. He claimed that I strangled him and used a metal hanger that caused lacerations in his neck. I also heard he had pictures. Although I was sent home that night after my...

    Carl’s Answer

    You have the right to be represented by the attorney of your choosing. Speak to a few private attorneys and have a meaningful conversation. That will assist you in making a decision to hire a private attorney or not.

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