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Can I report my car stolen even though it's not registered in my name?

You can report that it is stolen: anyone may report a crime if they …

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Should I provide a verbal statement when a written statement has already been given?

Whether you *should* is not something we can answer--you have to decide what is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 days ago

Is it possible for me to hire a lawyer to represent me in court without me having to be present?

Unfortunately, while a lawyer could make a motion to dismiss the case or suppress …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 days ago

Do I have the right to have my case dropped and or sue for damages for false in prisonment and false arrest?

Not being arrested does NOT mean it was false arrest or unlawful imprisonment: people …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 16 days ago

Can a district judge change his ruling after he already announced the sentence in court?

It is possible to make a "motion for reconsideration" to ask a judge to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 29 days ago