I would like my lawyer to give me my bill of particulars. I was told he has to file a motion to get it. I thought if you have already been indicted the lawyer can get it without filing a motion. Is this true?
Generally a demand is served for discovery and a bill of particulars.See question
I'm a tourist from Australia who recently got a Desk Appearance Ticket for petit larceny of $119. I'm here on a B1/B2 Tourist visa. Appearance is on the 7th of August. Issue now is I have to go back to Australia to attend to my work and fami...
There is a small chance you can be refused re-entry. Hire a good criminal defense lawyer who has the contacts to get the case advanced. I do it often.See question
Hi Is it typical for a lawyer to start off by sending an Intent to Sue Letter regarding a personal injury matter? Thank you
Yes. This is common.See question
I was in an accident an arbitrator made a decsion the insurance company wants to make an appeal, fine it's their right, but the firm and lawyer they hired is outside my jursidicion. For example I live wihin the jurisdicion of SDNY and the lawyer i...
The lawyer has to be admitted to the court or get admitted pro hoc vice.See question
Hello I am defendant on lawsuit. I was told by petitioner to hold on and wait for the first amended complain and don't answer the first complain.Now I can see on-line that they have updated the amended complain but haven't mentioned allowed ti...
Only your lawyer gets served. Have a little confidence in your lawyer.See question
Also I am not a U.S citizen so can this affect my visa? Or can this be transferred to my home country of Australia? Will this affect me from getting ajob or getting into college?
Open container is not a crime so it cannot give you a criminal record. However, Immigration can still see the incident. You cannot transfer the case. It should not affect getting a job (unless you apply to be a Police Officer or for a gun permit) or getting into college.See question
My boyfriend has be incarcerated in the city of NY under a drug charge but apparently the state is considering him a violent predicate based off of a possession charge he had in another state a few years back...how does violence hold up under a dr...
Yes. NY looks to see what the similar charge from the other state would be in NY.See question
I WENT WITH MY TWO FRIENDS INTO QUEENS-BRIDGE PARK 1:00 AM AND AS SOON AS WE ENTERED THE PARK AND REACHED THE BARBECUE AREAS, THE POLICE CAME AND GAVE US THREE TICKETS. ME AND ANOTHER ONE GOT A PINK SUMMONS WRITTEN IN IT " PARK AFTER DARK" THE THI...
This is well after closing time and the Judges in the Queens Summons Part are harsher than at 1 Centre Street. You are charged with a misdemeanor. There are ways to get the case dismissed though. Hire a good criminal defense lawyer. Immigration will learn about this incident.See question
My friends boyfriend is 19 turning 20 in August and my friends 16 turnin 17 in July. She was wondering if her boyfriend could still be charged since they were only 3 years apart. could he still be charged and sentenced at least one year of jail?
Sexual Misconduct is a Class A misdemeanor and carries a max 1 year jail sentence.See question
The neighbor opened his fence to go to my property so the people he hired cut the tree. These people cut the branches and the trunk of the tree despite of me telling them that they trespassing. I called 911, Police came. I signed something and I h...
If the neighbor was arrested I suggest that you wait to see what happens with the criminal case. Speak with the DA and ask them to require restitution as part of any plea bargain in the case.See question