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CRD Can Be Granted for Violation Conviction: Sample letter to Court Clerk (The Bronx Defenders)

  • Organization: The Bronx Defenders
  • Author: Andrew Williams
  • Document Type: Form (other)
  • Date Created: Tuesday, January 03, 2006
  • Submitted: Tuesday, October 04, 2005
  • Attachment(s): DOC

Bronx Defenders letter for client in Bronx County Court.

Some courts believe that they cannot issue Certificates of Relief from Disabilities for violations convictions. While violations are not "crimes" in NY, they are "offenses" that qualify for CRDs under Corrections Law 700 & 701.

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