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Prior Case Results

The Law Office of Stuart Kanoff handles hundreds of cases each year.  Below is an abbreviated list of cases the Law Office of Stuart Kanoff has recently handled.  
Please be advised prior results, as described in this website, do not guarantee a similar outcome.  
 
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
 
October 2011:  Our client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated for refusing a breath test.  Our office successfully took our clients case to trial.  After a jury trial, the jury returned a not guilty verdict for driving while intoxicated.  The Jury returned a verdict for driving while impaired, saving our client a criminal conviction.  
 
October 2012:  Our client was charged with numerous counts of Driving While Intoxicated, as well as possession of a controlled substance.  We successfully negotiated a plea where the possession of a controlled substance was reduced to a disorderly conduct charge and our client avoided any jail time.  
 
January 2013:  Our client was charged with driving while intoxicated, as well as leaving the scene of an accident.  Our office successfully negotiated a plea bargain where our client pled guilty to two violations, avoiding any criminal record, and any probation and jail.  

Driving While Intoxicated- Under 21
 
October 2012:  Our client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated while 19 years old.  Our office was able to negotiate a plea where our client pled guilty to a reduced charge of driving while impaired, a violation and not a crime.  

Reckless Driving
 
October 2011:  Our client was charged with numerous violations of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, including a five-point reckless driving ticket, which is an unclassified misdemeanor.   Our client's livelihood was at stake, as our client possessed a class "A" license and drove a taxi for a living.  Our office filed a motion to dismiss all of our client's tickets based on defects in the supporting depositions.  The Judge granted our motion to dismiss all of our client's tickets.  Our client paid no fines and no points were assessed on his driver's license.  

B Felony Assault
 
June 2012:  Our client was charged with a B-level felony assault.  Our office was able to successfully negotiate a resolution with the Nassau County District Attorney's Officer where all charges were ultimately dismissed against our client.  

Criminal Mischief
 
January 2012:  Our client was charged with an A misdemeanor Criminal Mischief.  Our office successfully negotiated an Adjournment in Contemplation of dismissal.  At the end of the adjournment period, the case will be dismissed and our client's record sealed.   

Ignition Interlock Violations
 
January 2012: Our client was charged with operating a motor vehicle without the required ignition interlock device. Our office filed a motion asking the Judge to dismiss the charges against our client. The Judge granted our motion and all charges were dismissed against our client.

Violation of Probation
 
November 2012:  Our client was charged with violating his probation.  Our office after numerous conferences with the Judge was able to avoid our client any jail time and get our client restored to probation.  

Driving With A Suspended License
 
October 2012:  Our client was charged with driving with a suspended license in the 2nd degree.  If found guilty of driving with a suspended license in the 2nd degree, our client would have been facing a mandatory minimum seven days incarceration.  Our office filed a motion asking the Judge to dismiss the charge of driving with a suspended license.  The Judge granted our motion and the charge for driving with a suspended license was dismissed against our client.  

Drivng With Suspended Registration
 
November 2012:  Our client was charged with driving with suspended registration, uninsured motor vehicle, and unregistered motor vehicle.  After a conference with the District Attorney's Office, our office was able to negotiate a dismissal of all charges.  

Vacating Defaulted Tickets
 
February 2012:  Our client had numerous tickets defaulted against him from 1993 for failing to answer traffic tickets.  He owed over $2,500 to the court.  Our office successfully vacated the defaulted tickets.  Our client was offered a plea bargain where he would plead guilty to one charge for a fine totaling $125.  Our office saved our client over $2,000 in fines and helped our client in regaining his driver's license.  

Grand Larceny
 
November 2012:  Our client was charged with a Felony count of grand larceny for allegedly stealing property of over $1,000.  Our office was able to successfully negotiate a plea bargain to a disorderly conduct charge, a violation.  Our client will have no criminal record from this case.  

Petit Larceny
 
November 2012:  Our client was charged with an A misdemeanor petit larceny,  This was our client's second offense for petit larceny.  Our office was able to negotiate an Adjournment in Contemplation of dismissal for our client.  If our client is not re-arrested for the next six months, the charge with automatically be dismissed and his record sealed.
 
August 2012:  Our client was charged with petit larceny for stealing approximately $300 worth of goods.  Our office filed a motion asking the Judge to dismiss our client's case based on the fact we felt the supporting deposition was insufficient.  The Judge granted our motion and all charges were dismissed against our client.  
 
August 2011: Our client was charged with an A misdemeanor petit larceny for allegedly stealing funds from his employer. Our client was also on probation for a prior conviction at that time. Our office successfully negotiated a non-criminal conviction which allowed our client to plead guilty to a violation, successfully avoiding a violation of his probation.

Promoting Prostituion
 
August 2013:  Our client was charged with an A misdemeanor of promoting prostitution.  After receiving no offer by the District Attorney to reduce the charge, our office submitted a motion to dismiss to the Judge.  The Judge granted our motion to dismiss and all charges were dismissed against our client.  

Possession of a Forged Instrument
 
January 2012: Our client was charged with felony possession of a forged instrument. Our office successfully negotiated a plea bargain to reduce the charge to a charge of disorderly conduct, a violation and not a crime. Our office saved our client a criminal conviction, as well as possible jail time and probation.

Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance
 
March 2012: Our client was charged with operating a motor vehicle without valid insurance. Our office successfully negotiated a deal where our client pled guilty to a reduced charge, saving him a one-year revocation of his driver's license and a civil penalty from the DMV.

Nassau County Traffic Court Cases
 
November 2012:  Our client was charged with speeding, 83 mph in a 55 mph zone.  Our client was charged with a 6 point speed.  Our office was able to successfully negotiate a plea bargain to a 0 point parking ticket.  
 
October 2012:  Our client was charged with leaving the scene of an accident.  Our office filed a motion asking the Judge to dismiss our client's ticket.  The Judge granted our motion and our client's ticket was dismissed.  
October 2012:  Our client was charged with unlicensed operation.  Our client had over ten prior convictions for unlicensed operation.  Our office was able to successfully enter into a plea where our client avoided jail time and possible deportation.  
 
February 2012: Our client was charged with speeding, tailgating, failing to signal three times, and tinted windows for a total of 14 points. Our office filed a motion asking a Judge to dismiss our clients tickets based on insufficient depositions. The Judge granted our motion and all six tickets were dismissed.
 
February 2012:  Our client was charged with speeding, going 91 mph in 35 mph zone, a charge which carried 11 points.  Our client was charged with going over 50 mph over the speed zone.  Our office successfully negotiated a plea bargain to a 4 point tailgating ticket, avoiding a revocation of his driver's license and avoiding a speeding conviction on his license.  
 
November 2011:  Our client was charged with three tickets at the Nassau County Traffic & Parking Violations.  Our client was charged with a total of five points and fines amounting to $580.  Our office filed a motion to dismiss our client's tickets based on defects our office found in the supporting depositions.  A Judge dismissed all three of our clients tickets saving our client points and hundred of dollars in fines.    

Suffolk County Traffic and Parking Violations
 
July 2013:  Our client was charged with an eight point speeding violation.  Our office successfully negotiated a plea bargain to a 0 point parking violation.  
 
August 2013:  Our client was charged with an eleven point speeding violation.  If found guilty of this violation, our client would have lost his driving privileges.  Our office successfully negotiated a plea reduction to a 4 point violation.  
 
September 2013:  Our client was charged with failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.  Our office successfully negotiated a plea bargain to a 0 point parking violation.  

Suffolk County TVB
 
March 2012: Our client was charged with speeding (91/55), improper signal, holding more than 1 NY license, passed on right, no license plate, and no child seatbelt for a total of 16 points. At a hearing at the Suffolk County Traffic Violations Bureau located in Hauppauge, NY, a Judge dismissed all six tickets. No points and no fines were assessed to our client's driving record.