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Thomas V. Duck III

Albany Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Can a felony theft charge keep me from becoming a Registered Nurse even if it was expunged?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Brett Ladd
    2. Thomas V. Duck III
    3. Dave Bahr
    3 lawyer answers

    If what you say is true, you should apply to take the exams. You should answer all questions truthfully on the application. You should also be very candid regarding your probation case, if it is still pending. The only way that this matter could prevent you from taking the exams is if you do not disclose it or you violate your first offender probation and receive a felony conviction. Your exam date may be delayed, however, because of this issue. Before you fill out the application, you...

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  2. Do i need an attorney to turn myself in for a probation violation

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Noah Howard Pines
    2. Thomas V. Duck III
    3. Brian Keith Ross
    4. Benjamin J Lieberman
    4 lawyer answers

    No you do not need an attorney to turn yourself in for a probation violation. However, you should speak to an attorney before doing so. Depending on the alleged violation, an attorney may be able to negotiate a resolution with the prosecutor and the probation officer that does not involve any jail time. If you choose to turn yourself in you may spend significant time in jail before your case is even scheduled for a hearing. Also, depending on the alleged violation, you may not qualify for...

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  3. Do i need a lawyer to get back in court for my son to chose where he want to live

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Todd Adam Orston
    2. Glen Edward Ashman
    3. Ikemesit Amajak Eyo
    4. Thomas V. Duck III
    4 lawyer answers

    You should be able to represent yourself and appear "pro se" in this matter, despite what you have been told. That, however, may not be your best choice. If your husband is represented it is probably in your best interest to hire an attorney. An attorney can meet with you, review the facts, pleadings, etc..., and explain what options might be available to you. I would be willing to meet with you to discuss the matter further if you'd like. Please feel free to contact me to schedule a...