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1 Answers. Asked on May 08th, 2013 on Civil Litigation - New York
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Hi I was wondering if I had a case for a civil suit against a county the brought charges against me. I am an employee for the county and was brought up on criminal charges for doing my job. My charges were dismissed but it took a year and it made the news paper about 5 times with negative attention towards me.  I had to pay my attorney a decent amount of money to represent me and was wondering if I had any legal recourse to help me recover the money I spent and for the embarrassment I suffered
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Answered on May 08th, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Did you lose your job? Why were the charges dismissed? Also did you file a notice of claim with the county within 90 days of your arrest?. Who brought the charges and what were the charges?

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