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I have an assault charge in nyc that im currently fighting.

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I have an assault...

I have an assault charge in nyc that im currently fighting. However the police came to my shelter arrested me and did not merandize me for something else and wont tell me the charges

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?

Nyc and today

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Public defendent assistant? And she did not imform me of my charges

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

What can i do what should i do?

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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Good evening, I am a Criminal Defense attorney and former Prosecutor for the State Attorney's Office, and I'll be answering your questions today. Keep in mind this is for informational purposes only and we do not have an attorney-client relationship. Please allow me just a few minutes to review your question, thank you!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I dont have money
Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
 replied 7 months ago

If you were arrested on a new and separate charge, then you should have also been taken to a bond hearing.

At the bond hearing the judge would have told you what exactly the new charge against you is.

Did you attend a bond hearing?

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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
 replied 7 months ago

The site is a paid for service. You do have to leave a positive rating at the end of our chat, and pay the fee for this question/ chat.

If you're not able to pay, that's okay you can let me know now and we can close the chat. Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No bond hearing. He just said that its going to trial
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Not able to pay
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks
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