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440.10 motion

By Spodek Law Group | July 19, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 29, 2023)

Last Updated on: 29th July 2023, 06:59 pm

Don’t Let a Conviction Define You – Hire an NYC 440.10 Motion Lawyer to Restore Your Future

In New York, a little-known “440 motion” allows those previously convicted of crimes the chance to reverse guilty verdicts when new evidence emerges proving innocence. But few defendants are even aware of this critical legal tool that offers a desperately needed second chance. If you or someone you care about has been wrongly convicted in New York City, reading this could change everything. Keep going to learn what a 440.10 motion is, why finding the right lawyer is crucial, and how Spodek Law Group can help undo an unjust conviction.

What is a 440.10 Motion in New York?

A 440 motion, officially known as a CPL 440.10 motion, allows convicted defendants to request vacating or reversing guilty verdicts if evidence surfaces proving innocence or impropriety in the original trial.

Specifically, grounds for 440 motions include:

– New evidence establishing innocence
– Prosecutorial or police misconduct
– Ineffective assistance of defense counsel
– Improper witness testimony or evidence

If granted, the conviction is reversed or vacated. This clears the defendant’s record entirely of the charges as if they never occurred. It also allows suing for compensation for unjust imprisonment.

However, 440 motions are complex and strictly time-limited. Most defendants lack the legal knowledge to pursue them. But an experienced 440 motion attorney knows how to build the strongest case proving your innocence deserves overturning a conviction.

Finding the Right 440.10 Motion Lawyer

All lawyers are not equal when it comes to 440 motions. Very few attorneys regularly handle these unique proceedings. It’s essential you vet attorneys thoroughly for the expertise and record needed to win.

Here are key traits to look for in a great 440.10 motion lawyer:

440 Motion Experience – Ask directly how many they have filed. Look for dozens successfully granted.

Criminal Trial Experience – Understanding criminal court procedures is crucial to winning these motions.

Investigative Skills – Building compelling 440 cases requires relentlessly tracking down new evidence of innocence.

Negotiation Abilities – Even before filing, lawyers can convince prosecutors to reopen cases if new evidence looks definitive.

Passion for Justice – Overturning unjust convictions takes tireless determination. Seek out lawyers who demonstrate grit.

How Spodek Law Group Gets 440 Motions Granted

Spodek Law Group stands apart as New York City’s most experienced lawyers at winning 440.10 motions for deserving clients. Under founder Todd Spodek’s leadership, we’ve amassed an unrivaled record of overturning wrongful convictions most lawyers could never touch.

Our secret weapon? Todd’s tenacious investigative skills. While other lawyers take evidence at face value, Todd exhaustively re-investigates cases to unearth new witnesses, documents, videos and facts previously overlooked that prove innocence. Prosecutors have no choice but to face reality when Todd presents irrefutable evidence.

Additionally, Todd Spodek brings a personal passion for justice from his background fighting against wrongful convictions. He has earned numerous accolades including:

– New York Metro Super Lawyer Rising Star – 9 consecutive years

– The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

– American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense

– Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb

Todd’s devotion to exonerating the wrongly convicted is unmatched. When he takes a case, be assured he will use every skill and resource at his disposal to reverse the unjust results.

Regaining Your Reputation and Justice

At Spodek Law Group, exonerating clients through 440 motions is intensely rewarding. But we don’t stop there. Todd will continue assisting you with:

– Clearing public records – We ensure the unjust conviction is wiped from your criminal history so it stops haunting you.

– Sealing court records – We petition the courts to prohibit public access to unfair court documents to avoid stigma.

– Reputational repair – We help restore your reputation in the community through outreach and legal action.

– Financial remuneration – If appropriate, we pursue legal action against authorities that wrongfully imprisoned you to obtain compensation.

– Moving forward – Most importantly, we provide ongoing support so your life returns to normal without limitations from past unjust convictions.

If you or someone you care about have been wrongfully convicted in NYC, redemption is possible. Don’t delay – call Spodek Law Group at 212-300-5196 for a free consultation on filing a 440 motion. With Todd Spodek fighting for justice, you have New York’s top attorney on your side to reverse the unjust results.

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