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  • First time DUI and I drive for a living. I have 3 years probation. Will I have the interlock all years.

    Can the probation officer take off the interlock??

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    Much depends on what the conditions of probation set by the court say as the judge could have ordered that you can not remove it or even drive at all for that matter until your probation officer says so. You should have been given a sheet containing the terms of probation. Additionally, if you have a cdl there could be other issues.

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  • When having only 6 days to indict someone , does Saturdays & Sundays count ? Or only weekdays ?

    After putting In a 180.80 motion .

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    The da has 144 hours to be fully presented to the grand jury as to at least one felony count. If that 144th hour falls on a Sunday or Saturday they have to be presented by the end of business on the Friday before.

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  • How can I find out if my claim was settled

    I got hurt on the bus 9/25/2011 I had a lawyer handling my case now he tell me I don't have a case

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    You need to determine if a lawsuit was ever filed in court. If so, there are ways to look the case up online to see what happened to it. If not, more information would be needed to determine whether or not the statute of limitations has expired. At a minimum, the attorney should have sent you a letter explaining why he was closing the file.

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  • My son was arrested last week for mistaken identity. on attempted burglary. What can I expect in court?

    Not on probation. No felonies on record

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    You would really need to provide a bit more information to enable an accurate response. Is your son still in jail? Does he have any witnesses to say he was at a different place at the time of the alleged crime? These are just some of the initial questions, the answers to which will go a long way to getting at an accurate answer to your question.

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  • What do I do

    This past Summer I was brutally attacked and stabed in my right heart valve in my own home . due to my Injurys I had to get open heart surgery nd abdominal surgery . My friend who was present with me at the time was also stabed to . The person who...

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    My recommendation would be to sit down with the Assistant District Attorney assigned to the case if you haven't already done so and express your concerns as only the District Attorney's Office can determine which charges to bring. If medical bills is a concern, ask to also speak with the crime victims assistance personnel.

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  • Can I still file a claim against the insurance company of the man who hit my daughter 5 years ago?

    She has been complaining the last couple of years and I have been giving her back , neck and arm and leg massages as well as her forehead . More so lately. I am trying to get some insurance for her so I can take her to the doctors. It happened whe...

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    All of your daughter's medical bills should have been paid through no-fault. The delay makes things more difficult to prove the causal connection but not impossible and the statute of limitations has certainly not run in light of your daughter' age.

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  • Shoplifting at NYC, How will I do?? Please help me.

    I got caught shoplifting by store security and LP officers asked to sign up a few papers. They collected my information and made documents. I am a foreigner and studying at one of U.S universities. They gave me option to attend Internet Corrective...

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    It is extremely unlikely that any criminal charges will ever be brought in connection with the case. As for the civil demand, I advise all clients not to pay and see if they ever commence litigation which they rarely ever do.

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  • I got a settlement check and just received a 25,000 offer from my own insurance , it says underinsured what does this mean

    Please explain

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    Underinsured coverage is from your own policy. It is typically triggered when your own um coverage exceeds the tortfeasor's liability coverage and then you can recover the difference between the two. It also usually requires a notice to your carrier of an intention to make a claim against your own policy. It is best to discuss this with an attorney.

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  • How can i go about getting someone charged with petit larceny?

    Almost $600 was stolen out of my purse while this person was in the livin groom where the purse was. This person has a background of stealing and this person had stolen from me before. This person is on probation and that was violated.

    Michaelangelo’s Answer

    Initially you need to fill out a report with your local precinct. A decision will then be made whether there is enough to make an arrest. Quite frankly, if all you have is your suspicions without any actual proof it is hard to imagine an arrest resulting from the complaint. At a minimum you would need to show that this person was the only other person besides yourself who even had access to the stolen items.

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