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Jay K Goldberg

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  • Is it possible to get a charge sealed after a few years?

    I have a dui and a dwi, I also have a disordely conduct. The last arrest was five years ago. Can I clear them from a background check and if so about how much does it cost

    Jay’s Answer

    I assume that you are asking about NY. The disorderly conduct should be sealed after one year. The others remain on your record forever. There is nothing you can do.

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  • Will a 343 letter Deny me recieving my handgun licence in NYC ?

    2004 my friend was being rude to a officer and was being physically treated bad so I said something to the officer and I was arrested only time I have ever been arrested my whole life I received a 343 letter because I did nothing wrong what's so e...

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    A 343 letter means that the prosecutor's office chose not to bring any criminal charge against you. As such, the arrest was never docketed. It should have no impact on your application.

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  • Gun Charge

    Hello a friend of mines has been arrested for a gun inside of an apartment where he doesn't live,he was arrested and now out on bail going back and forth to court for a year and might face jail time because on the gun they found multiple finger pr...

    Jay’s Answer

    You need an attorney to review the evidence and determine if your friend's print is on the gun. "Maybe" on the gun is meaningless; an expert can say if it is or isn't. If it is not, and he doesn't live there, and the gun was not found on him or right next to him, he should be able to beat this case.

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  • I received an open container summons a couple of days ago, want to know if is worth fight it,I notice missing information?

    My signature is missing . In on probation for DWI . Is this a serious matter ?

    Jay’s Answer

    All arrests are serious though the outcome most likely will not be. Because you are on probation you should notify your PO or the summons. If you can afford to do so, you should hire an attorney.

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  • HELP!! Trespassing (140.05), how can I plead not guilty?

    I am currently in a situation where I received a pink summons ( 140 . 05 ) violation a couple months ago in December 2012 . I received the summons after passing through a side of a gate looking for the train station in lower Manhattan after a ...

    Jay’s Answer

    You go to court and plead not guilty. Given that the summons was issued in lower Manhattan, your case is either at 100 Centre Street or Midtown Community Court. I suggest calling Midtown Court and asking them. the clerks are very helpful.

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  • Am I liable for a violation ticket for something I technically did not do?

    So I accidentally used my grandfather's senior citizen metro card after putting in money on it at the machine . The MTA cops saw me do it all and wrote me up for " Entering without payment " and wrote in the details that I " was using a metro ...

    Jay’s Answer

    I assume that the summons that you received was yellow and not pink, meaning this is an administrative matter not a criminal matter. If so, the ticket can likely be reduced but not likely to be dismissed as you were using the Metrocard improperly.

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  • How much time can a person residing. in NY recieve for conspiracy of drugs?

    My nephew is facing charges for supposedly conspiracy of drugs he is now in Federal custody

    Jay’s Answer

    Depends on the amount of drugs in the conspiracy but a minimum of 10 years. There are ways around the minimum. If you are interested in hiring a private attorney, please feel free to call.

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  • This girl was arrested under my name. What should I do?

    I had lost my ID last year and this girl I am friendly with found it , when she found it I had already ordered a new one and I had moved to a different town already and told her to hold onto it until I saw her again . She had gotten arrested and...

    Jay’s Answer

    You should hire an attorney immediately. This is a very dangerous situation. Not only for this case but for possible future incidents as well. If she intentionally used your ID, she is likely to do so again.

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  • How can I clear up missed pink summons and a possible arrest warrants?

    I was issued a court summons for riding a bike on the sidewalk. The other summons was for underage drinking/drinking in public.

    Jay’s Answer

    If you voluntarily appear to answer the warrant, you will not be arrested. Its the best option. Consider bringing a private attorney if you can afford it.

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  • Dis con block vehicle traffic penal code 240.20 5

    How do I get this ticket dismissed and sealed? And do I need a lawyer? Hearing date 5/15/13 should I do anything ahead of time

    Jay’s Answer

    You should hire a criminal defense attorney. This charge can be tricky for police to properly charge. A good lawyer will spot a failure and be able to argue for dismissal. I handle these frequently.

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