Legal Question in Legal Ethics in New Jersey

I was recently released from the county jail after almost 5 months for mistaken indentation! The charges were dropped but I contended my innocence from the start! I was told that I would be able to receive compensation for there mistake! I have all my paper work to prove my id! What are my chances of any preparations being awarded?

Asked on 6/08/12, 11:25 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Barry Kozyra Kozyra & Hartz, LLC

You may be a candidate for compensation but you will get nothing unless you file your claim on time. It is important for you to move quickly or retain counsel to assist you.

This is an extremely fact sensitive problem that should be addressed with an attorney to determine your rights, if any, to the proceeds that you are seeking. We have a number of lawyers here who could assist you. Please call for an appointment if you are interested.

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Answered on 6/08/12, 11:34 am

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