Criminal Law Case Results
In Nassau County, for one client charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a B.A.C. of .21 and Driving While Intoxicated, each an unclassified misdemeanor, Speed Not Reasonable and Prudent, a traffic infraction carrying three  points, Following Too Closely, a traffic infraction carrying four  points, and Moving From Lane Unsafely, a traffic infraction carrying three  points, after causing a three car accident on a parkway, we arranged for the client to plea guilty to only one  misdemeanor, with a sentence of no jail and no probation.
In Nassau County, for one client accused of stealing approximately $8,000 who was facing up to seven  years in prison, we arranged for a non-criminal disposition with a sentence that did not involve any period of incarceration or probation.
In Suffolk County, for one client facing criminal prosecution for a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated offense, we arranged for the case to be resolved with a speeding ticket, a minor traffic infraction carrying only three  points and a $150 fine.
In Manhattan County on March 22, 2018, for one client charged with Forgery in the 2nd degree, a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 2nd degree, a class D felony, and Grand Larceny in the 4th degree, a class E felony, involving $35,000.00, we arranged to have this matter adjourned in contemplation of dismissal pursuant to section 170.55 of the Criminal Procedure Law, conditioned upon completing thirty five  hours of community service. An adjournment in contemplation of dismissal is an adjournment of a criminal action with a view to ultimate dismissal of the accusatory instrument[s] in furtherance of justice, in this case within a six  month period of time, and the law provides that upon the granting of such an order, the arrest and prosecution shall be deemed a nullity and the defendant restored, in contemplation of law, to the status he occupied before his arrest and prosecution.
In Queens County, for one client charged with Use Of A Portable Electronic Device, a traffic infraction carrying five  points, we secured a Not Guilty verdict after a hearing in the Traffic and Parking Violation Agency, Queens County North.
In Nassau County, for one client charged with four  counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled, a class B Felony, for two separate incidents, we arranged for them to enter a plea of guilty to Disorderly Conduct, a violation of the New York State Penal Law §240.20(7), a violation and not a crime. (Dispo/sent on November 16, 2018.)