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Yesterday I was charged with a Class A misdemeanor, petit
Hello! Yesterday I was charged with a Class A misdemeanor, petit larceny, in New York State. I have no previous offences or arrests, a college grad and was a licensed preschool teacher for 5 years. I was wondering how likely is it for my case to be acquitted or dismissed or even expunged although I am not a minor, I am 24JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: In New York and I was charged August 19, 2016JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet I was going to wait until Monday. I wasn't sure how available a lawyer is on weekendsJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No I have no other previous offences or crimes
Ok have a misdemeanor battery charge showing pending in
ok have a misdemeanor battery charge showing pending in Fulton County of atlanta ga as of 9/4/15. have not been to court yet. went to both fulton county superior court not showing in system. went to arresting city of atlanta not showing up in there system. both system shows traffic citations only. both says case number ***** not match either systems case numbers. please advise going about fixing this. it's showing up on background check. job says I have until Thursday to rectify issue. I don't know where to begin when neither city or county has case in their system
I was convicted of a felony (by plea agreement) in January
I was convicted of a felony (by plea agreement) in January 2007 in Arizona. I live in Illinois. This is regards ***** ***** application in Illinois. The felony in Arizona was Non-Dangerous Non-repetitive Aggravated Assault from a DUI auto accident with no serious injury. No DUI related charge was filed. All other lessor charges dropped by mandate of the existing County Attorney (It was a broad office policy, nothing personal to my case. Everyone in the county arrested for a crime would be indicted under the most extreme crime at the top of the list of possibilities presented.). That County Attorney was later disbarred for "Defiling the Public Trust" after he left office for a laundry list of corruption. (If you're curious Google ***** ***** Maricopa County Defiling Public Trust for more detail on him) In*****"set-aside" the judgement vacating it. No other arrests before or since (I'm 65 now). After 6 years of trying, I have an opportunity for employment. (I was a CFO). On my application in 2016 in Illinois do I have to reveal this. As expungement and set-aside are defined as the same thing under Arizona law, but the record isn't expunged and (as I understand) cannot be sealed, but must remain public on the docket. Checking the felony box yes is cyanide. No one seems to care about the truth or the details. Too much fear and ignorance in the HR world. I've background checked myself in the past and the background agencies are all over the road on this. Some have all the charges, some have the 1 charge. None, including the Court Docket, have the Non-dangerous Non-repetitive aspect of this plea added as exists in the actual plea agreement document, the Court's sentencing transcript. To give all this to an HR person, is, well, stupid to be candid. Talking about it is like quicksand. The longer the conversation the worse it gets. The upside, I'll be a temp "Controller" at the company as "temp to hire" for 8 weeks before they formally offer me the direct hire job and I have to fill out their application before then. It's a small local division of an $8 billion public company, so I expect a background check will be SOP. Your thoughts? Thank you.
I was convicted of 2nd degree burglary at age 18 back inView more criminal law questions
Hello, I was convicted of 2nd degree burglary at age 18 back in 1988 in Oklahoma. I haven't had anything except a few traffic tickets since then. I want to know if there is a way to clear it off of my record, such as a pardon, expungement, etc.? Thank you in advance-Chris W.