Vacating a Prior Conviction
Syracuse Traffic Violation Lawyer Serving New York State
Seeking to have a prior conviction vacated is a legal remedy that may apply to your case. At Robert Sinesi Law Firm, we have concentrated our practice on traffic violations for decades. Many traffic offenses involve serious consequences, especially those that are charged as criminal misdemeanors or felonies. You may believe that your conviction was unfair or based on faulty grounds.
In such cases, we highly recommend that you seek our experienced legal assistance to explore having your prior conviction vacated in Syracuse. We can thoroughly review your situation to determine if a motion to vacate can be applied and, if so, take legal action on your behalf.
Contact our Syracuse traffic violation attorney at (315) 514-3033 to learn more about vacating a prior conviction. We also serve clients throughout Ontario and Quebec.
Filing a Motion to Vacate
New York Criminal Procedure Law Section 440.10 establishes the grounds for filing a motion to vacate a prior conviction.
These grounds can include such matters as:
- You received a judgment that was based on duress, misrepresentation, or fraud
- Trial evidence was false
- Your legal rights were violated in the procurement of evidence
- Improper or prejudicial conduct occurred
- New and important evidence has materialized
- A judgement was obtained that violated your legal rights
Once the motion to vacate has been submitted to the court, the court will make a determination on the matter.
The only way you will know if a motion to vacate is appropriate for you is to get an evaluation from a qualified attorney. At Robert Sinesi Law Firm, we can provide you with an honest evaluation of where you stand in regards to this remedy. Even if such a remedy is not suitable in your case, other legal solutions may exist that could make a difference as post-conviction relief.
Handling Cases Throughout New York
We help clients everywhere in New York outside of the five boroughs.
Helped Thousands of Canadian Drivers
We frequently work with Canadian drivers to help them navigate their case in New York courts.
Over Two Decades of Experience
Robert Sinesi has over 25 years of experience handling traffic ticket and DWI cases.
Serving Mandarin-Speaking Clients
Our firm has helped many Chinese clients with their traffic ticket concerns.