You should hire an attorney in advance to ensure it gets dismissed and sealed by someone arguing for you.
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Get a criminal defense lawyer to assist you.
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You should hire a criminal defense attorney. This charge can be tricky for police to properly charge. A good lawyer will spot a failure and be able to argue for dismissal. I handle these frequently.
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I often handle these and find they are often facially insufficient. Even when they are not a good result is obtainable. Hire a good criminal defense lawyer.
I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases. Feel free to check out my web site and contact me at (212) 577-9797 or via email at Eric@RothsteinLawNY.com. I was named to the Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in New York for 2012. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. The above answer is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice.