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David Michael Cantor

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  • After signing a plea bargain. Would hiring a lawyer help change the outcome of a sentencing.

    Person who signed plea agreement for 4 months plead guilty to 2nd DUI.

    David’s Answer

    It depends on what the plea agreement said. If the agreement was stipulated that you would obtain four months in jail then hiring an attorney will not change that. However, if the plea agreement was not stipulated, for example if the plea said that the maximum term in jail would be four months but you could be given less than that, hiring an attorney for sentencing could definitely help.

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  • Is there anyway to avoid getting an interlock on your car after a DUI that was received in 2008?

    I just found out that my license is still suspended after a 2008 DUI. Is there anyway to reinstate my license?

    David’s Answer

    Yes, assuming you are eligible. Contact the DMV and find out if you are eligible to reinstate your license and whether you are obligated to obtain an ignition interlock and/or SR22 insurance in order to do so. If your license was revoked you may have to go through the reinstatement process which I would suggest hiring counsel to do.

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  • If I didn't buy the liquor but the incident happen at my house can i still get charged for criminal nuisance?

    on may 12th of 2014 my cousin came to my house over with 3 fifths of vodka and shared with me n my boyfriend which ended up to my boyfriend OD on vodka my boyfriend died that day and my kids where in the next house. now I got a summons to appear i...

    David’s Answer

    Without further information, I cannot answer the question posed. However, this sounds extremely serious. You need to seek legal counsel immediately. Additionally, you need to ensure that you make it to your court date, whether or not you have hired an attorney, or a warrant will issue for your arrest.

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  • Please help. Boyfriend 3rd dui in 5 years different states.

    Hi there, thanks for listening. Boyfriend has 2 duis in washington from 4 years and 3 months ago. Just got a dui in arizona saturday, do they follow him from state to state? How much time are we looking at in arizona?? Any help will be greatly app...

    David’s Answer

    Yes, the DUI convictions from other State's do follow him here to Arizona. Because this would be considered a third time DUI in seven years, he is actually facing a felony DUI here in Arizona. Given this, he is facing mandatory prison time if convicted of the DUI as charged (assuming no prior felony offenses). In addition to the court aspect of this case, he also needs to be concerned with how this will affect his driver’s license.

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  • Is there a possibility of getting a bond for my boyfriend

    my boyfriend is detained in florence,az he has no criminal record we have to children a 2 yr old and a 3 mnth old bby and im getting divorced to marry him..he applied for political asylum he is from honduras but it has been denied so can i get a a...

    David’s Answer

    It depends. If your boyfriend is in the United States illegally, then you cannot get him out on a bond unless a court finds that there is no proof evident presumption great that the offense he is being held for was committed by him. Additionally, even if he is in the US legally, there are certain offenses that are considered "non-bondable" in Arizona. Since you did not put his charges in the question I cannot address that at this point.

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  • If my misdemeanor charge was deferred and eventually dismissed, was i convicted of being guilty at any point?

    My posession of drug paraphernalia misdemeanor charge was deferred until after i finished classes and followed terms of probation, they eventually dismissed the case.

    David’s Answer

    Based on what you are saying, no. However, if you did not complete your classes then you would have a conviction on your record. If you want verification of this, you can go to the court and ask for a copy of the signed order dismissing the case.

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  • Record expungement on a felony aggr assault...Can it be expunged?

    I was sentenced to prison in the state of Arizona in 2006 for aggr assault (ended up non dangerous) and served a 4 yr sentence. Can my record be expunged?

    David’s Answer

    There is no way in Arizona to "expunge" a conviction. You can however have a conviction "set aside." There are certain cases that you cannot have set aside (such as a dangerous conviction) however, if your case was non-dangerous you should be eligible to apply for this. Please take a look at my website as it will likely answer many questions you have about an application for a set aside. Good luck.

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  • Are officers under oath when trying to get a grand jury inditement

    Officers was not saying the same thing in trial that he was saying to get the inditement

    David’s Answer

    Yes, when an officer testifies at a Grand Jury he/she is under oath. If the officer is now, at trial, testifying to something different than they said at the Grand Jury proceeding they can be impeached with their previous statement.

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  • IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE DEPORTED FOR HAVING 2 DUI'S?

    I RECEIVED MY FIRST EXTREME DUI IN 2009 AND COMPLETED MY JAIL TIME, CLASSES, AND FEES. I RECENTLY RECEIVED A SECOND EXTREME DUI IN MAY OF THIS YEAR AND AM STILL GOING THROUGH THE COURT PROCESSES. I AM A RESIDENT HERE SINCE 2008, ORIGINALLY FROM ...

    David’s Answer

    You need to consult with an immigration attorney to get this case answered.

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  • What legal options should I take against an accountant who took money for services but never performed them?

    I paid money to someone to perform bookkeeping/accounting services that to date, have not been done. She will not answer nor return any of my messages.

    David’s Answer

    That is theft. If she is not returning your calls and has not performed the work she was paid for you should contact your local authorities and file a police report. Good luck.

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