Category: Criminal Defense

Successful Withdrawal of Guilty Plea – CPL 440.10 Motion

Client With DACA Status Allowed to Withdraw a Previous Guilty Plea to DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) The Law Office of Ali Najmi was successful in persuading the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and Manhattan Criminal Court to allow our client, a “Dreamer” and recipient of DACA, to withdraw a previously entered plea of guilty to…

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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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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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