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  • The gal assaulted me shoved me into store hard in chest. Idk she even worked there! Do I have lawsuit?

    1. Assaulted & wrongly accused of petit larceny. 2. My own belongings took & kept by store. I asked cops & liers whom accused me for my belongings back, told " what ever is yours you will get back" never got my stuff bk but instead the store ppl ...

    Michael’s Answer

    I think you have an awesome lawsuit sounding in assault, battery, unlawful imprisonment, and malicious prosecution. Contact a personal injury attorney in your area at once!

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  • What preemptive steps can I take to avoid suspension of my NYS drivers license due to excessive moving violations points?

    I have received 3 speeding tickets within the past 3 months. I plead guilty to the 1st ticket & already paid it online (it carries either 3 or 4 points) but the 2nd ticket from 1/8/16 finally showed up in the system 5 days ago & it carries 8 poin...

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    You require a detailed review of your driving history, in combination with handicapping the possible scenarios based upon the "what ifs" if convictions occur, and then how many points actually accrue to the conviction. In other words, often you are CHARGED with an 8 point speed but CONVICTED OF a 6 point speed. That point differential could make all the difference. You also need a review on the feasibility of bringing special proceeding to vacate prior convictions so that a potential future conviction does not trigger a license suspension or revocation. There is also a way of scrubbing up to 4 points of your record, but if and when you should take it to actually get the credit depends. It depends on the particulars of your driving history and an analysis of what can happen if this or that occurs. In other words, there is likely a lot a lawyer can do for you prophylactically to prevent a prospective suspension. However, you have to take that first step to retain a lawyer to do the aforementioned investigation and review.

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  • Can I get this offense expunged?

    Good Afternoon, I received a DWAI in the state of NY and I have a Florida Drivers License. When I checked my Florida driving record it shows a DWI apposed to a DWAI. Can I get the DWI changed to a DWAI? For job applications I am afraid a DWI...

    Michael’s Answer

    You need to retain a Florida lawyer to amend your FL driving history.

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    I have had my license suspended , for about six months now , for about 6 tickets I have gotten and I cannot drive but the only way I can pay off the tickets is for me too get a job which requires me too drive too work everyday . Is there anything ...

    Michael’s Answer

    Just today I spoke to and send someone a retainer to restore his license and driving privileges for this very problem out of that very court. I wonder if it was you, and if it was why you did not avail yourself to my services?

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  • What is the best thing to do for my first traffic ticket?

    I was caught speeding at 69/55 about three months ago near Kingston. My right mirror was damaged during the trip and I had great trouble to control my speed while passing the front car. When I contacted the court pleading not guilty and requesting...

    Michael’s Answer

    A lawyer that only charges $350.00 to handle a speeding ticket is NOT a professional speeding and traffic ticket defense lawyer. Attorney valuation has nothing to do with the price of the retainer and all to do with how important your case is to them. Now, on the continuum of legal issues a speeding ticket is pretty low. So the person you are finding for $350.00 is NOT a lawyer whose core business is traffic court defense. That lawyer probably practices criminal defense, probate, matrimonial, etc. Much higher paying, and inherently more involved than a traffic ticket case. Which means that your ticket to the the guy who charges $350.00 is the LEAST important thing on his agenda, while to a professional speeding and traffic ticket defense lawyer who charges more, you are the MOST important thing on his agenda, because his reputation resides in that practice area. You do want to be the most important client to your lawyer, don't you? When you look at attorney web sites very few lawyers practice exclusively speeding and traffic ticket defense. Google for a speeding ticket defense lawyer in Lake Katrine, compare web sites, and go with the lawyer who has the most speeding and traffic ticket defense content and client testimonials. Best of luck!

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  • How do I fight this?

    I was driving behind a cop in a 35 mph area. He was driving between 15 and 20 mph, and we were hitting hitting a lot of red lights and never getting close to the speed limit between them. I couldn't see around his car to see what was causing the s...

    Michael’s Answer

    I could easily get this one dismissed. You did n;'t hit the cop car, right? He had to look though his rear view mirror to see you, right? You did not interfere with his patrol car, right? From what you state here, this one is a tap in.

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  • License suspension and driving

    If one had a suspended license, served their suspension time, but did not get restored, and relicensed and drove, got pulled over... What would the charge be? would it be driving while suspended, or driving without a license ?

    Michael’s Answer

    If one had a suspended license, served their suspension time, but did not get restored, and relicensed and drove, got pulled over...the charge would be aggravated unlicensed operation. Or whatever variation or gradation of the charge the cop decided to write. Plus, other charges. Maybe.

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  • Can court in Virginia suspend out of state license? If yes, what should we do and where should we go to fix it? Is there fine?

    Hello, in May of 2015 my fiancée and I had driven from NYC to KY thru Virginia and got speeding ticket. Now we got pulled over and office told us that my fiancée's license is suspended for missing a court date. However, officer said in NYS which w...

    Michael’s Answer

    This is the very reason why, as soon as you get a ticket, you call a lawyer. You absolutely need a lawyer. Call one ASAP in the state where you got the ticket and the state where the cop said your license is suspended. Do it now.

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  • What do I ask or tell the D.A is there a deal I can take so I just get fined?

    I was pulled over and have a revoked license but it's was supposed to have been re in stated on December 8th but hasn't I have court for the 3rd time on February 3rd

    Michael’s Answer

    Yes there is a deal you can take so you just get fined.

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  • What is the value of this lawsuit?

    Slip and fall Walking on the sidewalk to a local store and slipped on ice. They failed to provide salt or take care of the ice. The spot where he fell is owned by the town. His ankle was completely hanging to the side when he fractured it. ...

    Michael’s Answer

    Sounds to me like you may have a slip and fall and a medical malpractice case.

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