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Category: Criminal Defense

LaGuardia Airport Ammunition Charges Dismissed

Criminal Charges for Possession of Ammunition at Airport Dismissed The Law Office of Ali Najmi obtained a full dismissal of possession of ammunition charges for a client arrested at LaGuardia Airport with bullets in his luggage. Port Authority Police arrested our client, an out of state resident who is a lawful gun owner in his…

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NY Court of Appeals Rules In Favor of Jury Trials for B Misdemeanors in NYC

NY Court of Appeals Rules In Favor of Jury Trials for B Misdemeanors in NYC Collateral Immigration Consequences Matter On Nov 27, 2018 the New York State Court of Appeals ruled in the case of People v. Suazo (2018 NY Slip Op 08056), in which it declared that collateral immigration consequences such as deportation constitute a…

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New York Times Reports on New York’s Sealed Record Law

The New York Times published an in depth feature on New York’s recent sealed record law, which allows individuals to seal Felony convictions for the first time in New York State. The article states that as of May 2018, only 346 individuals have had their records sealed statewide. The article details the obstacles many applicants…

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Full DISMISSAL in Manhattan Bitcoin Case

Full DISMISSAL in Manhattan Bitcoin Case The Law Office of Ali Najmi represented a principal in a business that provided financial and Bitcoin transaction services. The firm’s platform was used to move stolen funds by an individual unrelated to Mr. Najmi’s client and without his knowledge. The prosecution was brought by the prestigious Cyber Crimes…

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Jury Delivers NOT GUILTY Verdict After Two Week Gun Possession Trial

Jury Delivers NOT GUILTY Verdict After Two Week Gun Possession Trial The Law Office of Ali Najmi achieved a full acquittal on four counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree after a two week trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court. Mr. Najmi’s client was charged with possessing and shooting a loaded firearm…

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Taxi and ride share drivers seek legal action against their attackers

June 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact Ali Najmi, Esq. (212) 401-6222 For hire drivers seeking justice as assaults rise AJ.X.Ross Tuesday, June 05, 2018 04:59PM NEW YORK (WABC) — There is a push for tougher penalties for people who assault taxi and ride share drivers. Attorney Ali Najmi currently represents three for hire drivers…

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REDUCED FEDERAL SENTENCE ACHIEVED IN IDENTITY THEFT CASE BASED ON MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS

REDUCED FEDERAL SENTENCE ACHIEVED IN IDENTITY THEFT CASE BASED ON MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS The Law Office of Ali Najmi successfully advocated for a reduced sentence for its client in a federal criminal prosecution for identity theft and access device fraud in the Southern District of New York. The reduced sentence was achieved by highlighting the…

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Historic Plea Achieved With Queens DA – DACA and DWI

Historic Plea Achieved With Queens DA – DACA and DWI The Law Office of Ali Najmi was able to achieve a historic and unprecedented plea in Queens County for our client, who is an immigrant participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and facing a charge of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). DACA…

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Find out if you are eligible to seal criminal convictions

Sealed Record Attorney in NYC Find out if you are eligible to seal criminal convictions On October 7, 2017, the new § 160.59 of New York’s Criminal Procedure Law went into effect. Under this law you are able to seal up to two criminal convictions, but only one felony. You are able to apply to…

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NEW LAW ALLOWS CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS TO BE SEALED

NEW LAW ALLOWS CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS TO BE SEALED    On October 7, 2017 the new § 160.59 of New York’s Criminal Procedure Law went into effect. Under this law you are able to seal up to two criminal convictions, but only one felony. You are able to apply to seal a conviction for all crimes…

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