Can I reopen my case and fight it, even though I served time?
Question Details: I was at a washeteria and while standing outside, 2 under cover cope started searching people. One guy was caught with drugs, and then the cop said that I had drugs and I was arrested. I served time for this and I lost my green card. Can I reopen this case and try to get my green card back... The cops never found drugs on me, but I was scared and I did not have the money to fight the case, so I pleaded guilty
Answered 7 years ago|
The longer you wait, after a court decision, to ask the court to re-open the case, the harder it is going to be. It's never easy, to begin with. If you've already served your sentence for this, I'm guessing it's been more than a year now, and that is going to make this all but impossible.
And unfortunately, just being broke and scared isn't usually enough to get a guilty plea withdrawn, especially not this much later.
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